Our Mission – East Harlem Giglio Society
Giglio Society Member 2020
John Palmieri Staten Island, New York
Giglio Society Member 2020
Michael LaGreca New York, New York
Giglio Society Member 2020
JoAnna Aniello New York, New York
Giglio Society Member 2020
John Amelio Bronx, New York

Our Mission

Giglio Society of East Harlem Mission Statement

East Harlem Giglio society is a diverse religious and cultural organization of Catholics of Our Lady of
Mt Carmel Shrine Church in East Harlem New York City. Under the auspices of the Catholic Church and the
United States Catholic Conference, we are dedicated to honoring and encouraging devotion to our patron
Saint Anthony of Padua by organizing and producing our annual Giglio and procession.
In addition: our mission includes, in what was once the largest Italian neighborhood in the
United States, preserving the Italian American traditions, culture, history and heritage;
and strengthening the older and current community. East Harlem is one of the most underserved and poorest
communities in New York City, by supporting, both morally and fiscally via the Catholic Church and our
neighborhoods other non-profit institutions which seek to improve the lives of our neighbors and
community members.

ABOUT

The Giglio Society of East Harlem is a devoted group of individuals who have dedicated their lives to honor Sant’ Antonio.

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History

Around the turn of the 1900’s, Italian Immigrants left in search of a better life for their families. During this time…

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COMMITTEE

The Giglio Society of East Harlem current Board of Directors, Capo Paranza’s, Lieutenants for our Giglio Boys and Girls.

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In Memoriam

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The Giglio Society of East Harlem living legends and first Capo Paranza’s.

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Society News

Saturday December 7th – Annual Giglio Christmas Party 27 Oct '19

Saturday December 7th – Annual Giglio Christmas Party

The Giglio Society of East Harlem Annual Christmas Party! Saturday December 7th 7:00 pm - Midnight International Caterers 3243 Am

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Street Renaming Ceremony, Columbus Day October 14 03 Oct '19

Street Renaming Ceremony, Columbus Day October 14

The Giglio Society of East Harlem is honored to announce that New York City will be changing the name of East 115 street to "Giglio Way

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