Guide to the Santospirito Collection

Lena SantospiritoThe Santospirito Collection comprises the personal papers of Mrs Lena Santospirito (1895-1983). Mrs Santospirito was a leader of the Italian-Australian community in Melbourne and is best known for her charitable work as President of the Archbishop's Committee for Italian Relief in the early 1950s period of Italian mass immigration to Australia. The records in this Collection document her work with the Archbishop's Committee, as well as her involvement with other institutions and her personal and family affairs.

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Santospirito collection: Inventory items.

SP-00653

Letter from Santospirito to Fr. Raffaele, 18 February 1968

Camillo Triaca's illness; Garabandal story.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 18 February 1968     18 February 1968
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00653
Box Number: 19.50
Series: SANTS019

SP-00654

Letter from Santospirito to Fr. Raffaele, 17 April 1968

Sale of daughter's house; Sr. Mary Catherine Carmelite; Prayers for named persons; Fr. Gregorio Inzitari; Bianca Albertellis' rent; Mary Russo; Fr. Sharkey; Fr. Jordan.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 17 April 1968     17 April 1968
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00654
Box Number: 19.50
Series: SANTS019

SP-00655

Letter from Santospirito to Fr. Raffaele, no date

Fr. Raffaele's letter of 13 May; Sale of Maria's house; Hotel; Margaret Cominos; Patrizia Saraceni (nata Costantini); Maria Rodriguez's illness; Rodriguzy family; Giuseppe Santamaria illness; Prayers for Fr. Jules Simoneau; Fr. Cuthbert Hoy; Connie Hoy; Lucille Meehan; Fr. Pickering; Cabrini sisters.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00655
Box Number: 19.50
Series: SANTS019

SP-00656

Letter from Santospirito to Fr. Raffaele, 30 May 1968

Daughter & Son-in law debts; Prayers for Jane Buxton & Jane Brierly; Helen & Luigi Rodriguez new baby; Recovery of loan; Margaret Cominos.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 30 May 1968     30 May 1968
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00656
Box Number: 19.50
Series: SANTS019

SP-00657

Letter from Santospirito to Fr. Raffaele, no date

Crucifixes & photographs; P. Pio's blessing; Prayers for named persons and others. First page missing

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00657
Box Number: 19.50
Series: SANTS019

SP-00658

Letter from Santospirito to Fr. Raffaele, 29 June 1968

Triaca debts; Mercy Hospital; Proposed sale of Santospirito's house; Proposal to live with daughter; Prayers for named persons; Carmelites of Angouleme; Fr. Simoneau.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 29 June 1968     29 June 1968
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00658
Box Number: 19.50
Series: SANTS019

SP-00659

Letter from Santospirito to Fr. Raffaele, 24 July 1968

Advice of P. Pio; Sale of Hotel; Sale of Maria's beach house; Prayers for named persons; Maria Filoramo Petroni & daughter Adelina; Deruta, Lucia & Livio; Fr. Salvatore Bongiorno ; reliquary of S. Bartholomew; David McCarthy.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 24 July 1968     24 July 1968
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00659
Box Number: 19.50
Series: SANTS019

SP-00660

Letter from Santospirito to Fr. Raffaele, no date

Fr. Raffaele's letter of 22 July; Mrs. Roberts; Prayers for named persons; Triaca family debts,

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00660
Box Number: 19.50
Series: SANTS019

SP-00661

Letter from Santospirito to Fr. Raffaele, 15 July 1968

Triaca family debts; Creditors' meeting; Fr Simonean's trip; Fr. Gabriel Pausback; Lucille Meehan & nephew Tony; Thomas Murphy; Roberts, Kay & John.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 15 July 1968     15 July 1968
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00661
Box Number: 19.50
Series: SANTS019

SP-00662

Letter from Santospirito to Fr. Raffaele, 1 May 1968

Sr. Catherine v Carmelite Sisters; Mother Cherubina new chapel; Mr. Gennarina in USA; Prayers for Carmelo Busietta; Rosemary Rodriguez's exams; Mrs. Patrikeos' death.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1 May 1968     1 May 1968
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00662
Box Number: 19.50
Series: SANTS019

SP-00663

Letter from Santospirito to Fr. Raffaele, 9 August [year?]

Our lady of Fatima cures of Anthony; P. Pio; Mass for Gerard; Mass at Redemptionists' Monestery on feast of St. Alphonsus; Mother Gennarina in USA; Prayers for named persons.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00663
Box Number: 19.50
Series: SANTS019

SP-00664

Letter from Santospirito to Fr. Raffaele, no date

Prayers for Vincenzo Filorama Concetta Filorama, Mother Cherubina; Fr. Pickering's affairs inproving at Warburton; Adelina Petroni. First page missing.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00664
Box Number: 19.50
Series: SANTS019

SP-00665

Letter from Santospirito to Fr. Raffaele, no date

Capuchin fathers coming to Australia; Sale of Triaca's Hotel in December; Advice to change will; Prayers for marital problems of Cesare & Dominique Castagna and Giuseppe & Matilda Bucciarello; Fr. Pickering, change of parish; Prayers for Genevieve Santospirito's illness; Gerard & Alison Santospirito expecting seventh child; Prayers for Ms. Santospirito's health and for Winifred O'Callaghan. First page missing.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00665
Box Number: 19.50
Series: SANTS019

SP-00666

Letter from Santospirito to Fr. Raffaele, no date

S. Thomas of Canterbury devotion; Fr. Pickering; Ms Conron; Archbishop Simond's health; Livio Deruto and Lucia reconciliation, Castagna Cesare & Dominique, Marjory May, Second bed for the Casa Sollievo di Sofferenza; Advice for Santospirito on varicose vains; Rent for Bianca Albertelli. First page missing.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00666
Box Number: 19.50
Series: SANTS019

SP-00667

Letter from Santospirito to Fr. Raffaele, 31 August 1968

Triaca debts; David Triaca's guarantee; Tax Office; Natural gas; Effect on population of Moe; Photograph of P. Pio; Kay Roberts; Kathy Rose: cure; Mosaic of S. Luke; S. Anthony Sanctuary; Lucille Meehan.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 31 August 1968     31 August 1968
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00667
Box Number: 19.50
Series: SANTS019

SP-00668

Letter from Santospirito to Fr. Raffaele, 28 August 1968

Fr. Raffaele's letter of 10 August; Beverley Santospirito; Prayers for Vincent Toole; Maria Triaca: financial problems; Camillo Triaca: appendicitis; Prayers for other named persons.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 28 August 1968     28 August 1968
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00668
Box Number: 19.50
Series: SANTS019

SP-00669

Letter from Santospirito to Fr. Raffaele, 14 August 1968

Prayer for Dr. Maurice Clarke; Medical conference; Dr. Barnard guest of honour; Prayers for other named persons; Mother. Elizabeth: departure; Mother. Bernardina; Timothy Brien's vocation.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 14 August 1968     14 August 1968
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00669
Box Number: 19.50
Series: SANTS019

SP-00670

Letter from Santospirito to Fr. Raffaele, 20 September 1968

Fr. Raffaele's anniversary; Vincent Toole operation; Triaca debts: offer to creditors; Offer by Santospirito to sell house; Fr. Roland Huot in Melbourne; Blessed Sacrament Fathers; Bruno Coloretti; Antonian Institute; Mr. Cherubina's health.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 20 September 1968     20 September 1968
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00670
Box Number: 19.50
Series: SANTS019

SP-00671

Letter from Santospirito to Fr. Raffaele, 3 October 1968

P. Pio's death; Fr. Pickering & assistant priest; Luisa Camboni; Vincent Pittorino.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 3 October 1968     3 October 1968
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00671
Box Number: 19.50
Series: SANTS019

SP-00672

Letter from Santospirito to Fr. Raffaele, 28 October 1968

P. Pio's photograph & relic; P. Pio's death; Fr. Pickering's message; Bianca Albertelli's letter; Burglars at Santospirito's home; grand daughter Pia.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 28 October 1968     28 October 1968
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00672
Box Number: 19.50
Series: SANTS019

SP-00673

Letter from Santospirito to Fr. Raffaele, no date

Santospirito's varicose veins; Julian Caffarella's health; Julian's two uncles; Fr. Pickering; Fr. Sharkey: proposal to visit P. Pio. First page missing

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00673
Box Number: 19.50
Series: SANTS019

SP-00674

Letter from Santospirito to Fr. Raffaele, 2 June 1969

Masses; Creditors' meeting; Lucille Meehan; Mrs Hawkin's cancer.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 2 June 1969     2 June 1969
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00674
Box Number: 19.50
Series: SANTS019

SP-00675

Letter from Santospirito to Fr. Raffaele, 23 June 1969

Prayer for Beatification of P. Pio; Bruno Patanisi: permit to enter Australia; Vincent Pittorino: legal case for deportation; Prayers for named persons.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 23 June 1969     23 June 1969
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00675
Box Number: 19.50
Series: SANTS019

SP-00676

Letter from Santospirito to Fr. Raffaele, 2 July 1969

P. Pio's death: Review article; Banks, Winfred & Frank; Prayers for named persons.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 2 July 1969     2 July 1969
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00676
Box Number: 19.60
Series: SANTS019

SP-00677

Letter from Santospirito to Fr. Raffaele, 27 August 1969

Fr. Raffaele's cure; Fr. Pickering & his parish; Fr. Cerini:deceased Parish priest of Warburton; Mass at P. Pio's tomb for all her intentions; Sale of Maria's house; Anthony Santospirito proposed return to Melbourne; Winifred O'Callaghan.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 27 August 1969     27 August 1969
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00677
Box Number: 19.60
Series: SANTS019

SP-00678

Letter from Santospirito to Fr. Raffaele, 1 September 1969

Prayers for Anna Lombardo's health; Maria Lombardo: return from London; Elide Martinoli: operation; Vincenzo Pittorino: proposed deportation; Anthony: transfer to Melbourne; James Meehan: cricket delegate.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1 September 1969     1 September 1969
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00678
Box Number: 19.60
Series: SANTS019

SP-00679

Letter from Santospirito to Fr. Raffaele, 17 September 1969

Arrival of journals; Stigmata feast; P. Pio relics; Maria Lombardo's return from London; Sale of Maria's house; Pia Triaca: first comunion; Elide Martinoli; P. Pio: television story. Franco Salvatore: debt owed to Santospirito; Catherine Sloan's illness; Lauricella family.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 17 September 1969     17 September 1969
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00679
Box Number: 19.60
Series: SANTS019

SP-00680

Letter from Santospirito to Fr. Raffaele, 9 October 1969

Mass offering delay; Prayers for named persons.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 9 October 1969     9 October 1969
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00680
Box Number: 19.60
Series: SANTS019

SP-00681

Letter from Santospirito to Fr. Raffaele, 13 October 1969

Masses for Winfred Banks, Maria Triaca; Arthur Calwelll: October Federal Election; Prayers for named persons; Vince Virgona's health; Giuseppe Santamaria: financial problem; Elaine Petroni: family problems.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 13 October 1969     13 October 1969
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00681
Box Number: 19.60
Series: SANTS019

SP-00682a

Letter from Santospirito to Fr. Raffaele, 7 November 1969

Maria Triaca: employment teaching English by correspondence & selling Swipe; Subscriptions for journal & P. Pio record; Prayers for named persons; Gerard Santospirito: financial needs; Alison Santospirito miscarriage.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 7 November 1969     7 November 1969
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00682a
Box Number: 19.60
Series: SANTS019

SP-00682b

Letter from James Gobbo to Santospirito, 23 October 1969

Cheque for raffle.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 23 October 1969     23 October 1969
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00682b
Box Number: 19.60
Series: SANTS019

SP-00683

Letter from Santospirito to Fr Raffaele, 8 January 1970

P. Pio records arrived; Salvatore Franco proceedings to recover loan to; Bianca Albortelli illness; Prayers for named persons.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 8 January 1970     8 January 1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00683
Box Number: 19.60
Series: SANTS019

SP-00684

Letter from Santospirito to Fr. Raffaele, 12 January 1970

Vona Fisher: operation; P. Pio records defective; Bianca Albertelli illness; Prayers for May Noonan & Colin Classon.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 12 January 1970     12 January 1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00684
Box Number: 19.60
Series: SANTS019

SP-00685

Letter from Santospirito to Fr. Raffaele, 26 January 1970

P. Pio beatification cause; Woods, Lance and Margaret : baby; Fr. John Beurskens SSS; Prayers for named persons; Mother. Mary McKillop beatification cause; Velia Virgona; Enrico Virgona; Mario Virgona & Elaine; Noel Murphy: bribery charge; Bianca Albertelli.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 26 January 1970     26 January 1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00685
Box Number: 19.60
Series: SANTS019

SP-00686

Letter from Santospirito to Fr. Raffaele, 3 March 1970

Mass for Mother Cherubina: operation; Giuseppe Santamaria: death; P. Pio record.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 3 March 1970     3 March 1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00686
Box Number: 19.60
Series: SANTS019

SP-00687

Letter from Santospirito to Fr. Raffaele, 24 March 1970

Bulletins on death of P. Pio; Mother Cherubina operation; Giuseppina Cafarella: paralysis; Prayers for named persons; Elaine Luglio (Petroni).

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 24 March 1970     24 March 1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00687
Box Number: 19.60
Series: SANTS019

SP-00688

Letter from Santospirito to Fr. Raffaele, 14 April 1970

Mother Cherubina's health; Doris Duggan's illness; Michael Virgona handicapped; Fr. Gaetano Picone of Leni illness; Joyce Fordham financial needs.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 14 April 1970     14 April 1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00688
Box Number: 19.60
Series: SANTS019

SP-00689

Letter from Santospirito to Bianca Albertelli, 27 April 1970

Rent sent; Gerard Santospirito: operation; Kay Roberts: Picture of Our Lady of Graces; Anthony Santospirito transferred to Melbourne.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 27 April 1970     27 April 1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00689
Box Number: 19.60
Series: SANTS019

SP-00690

Letter from Santospirito to Fr Raffaele, 28 April 1970

Gerard Santospirito operation; Fr. Richard Hoevers: cure;

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 28 April 1970     28 April 1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00690
Box Number: 19.60
Series: SANTS019

SP-00691

Letter from Santospirito to Fr Raffaele, 7 June 1970

Gerard Santospirito: diagnosis multiple myeloma; Proceedings against David Traica, Dante Triaca & Rino Martinoli on guuarantee; Moe Hotel.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 7 June 1970     7 June 1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00691
Box Number: 19.60
Series: SANTS019

SP-00692

Letter from Santospirito to Fr Raffaele, 16 June 1970

Mass for Fr. Leo Hartnett's recovery; Gerard Santospirito's health; Triaca legal proceeding for rectification of contract; Anthony Santospirito and family in Melbourne; Prayers for Julian Cafarella; Prayers for Gina and Lena Virgona; Lourdes: failure to bathe in miraculous water; Proposed Papal visit; Prayers for Joyce Fordham and John Noonan deceased.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 16 June 1970     16 June 1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00692
Box Number: 19.60
Series: SANTS019

SP-00693

Letter from Santospirito to Fr Raffaele, 20 July 1970

Mass for Fr. Leo Hartnett; Gerard Santospirito radiation treatment; Mrs Callaghan and family; May O'Brien, prayer for; P. Pio picture; Santospirito eye problems; Prayers for named intentions and persons.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 20 July 1970     20 July 1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00693
Box Number: 19.60
Series: SANTS019

SP-00694

Letter from Santospirito to Fr Raffaele, 7 June 1971

Val Bongiorno, recovery of husband's health; Maria Triaca and Pia; Beverley Santospirito expecting; Masses for Gerard Saantospirito deceased; Prayers for named persons.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 7 June 1971     7 June 1971
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00694
Box Number: 19.60
Series: SANTS019

SP-00695

Letter from Fr Raffaele to Santospirito, 17 February 1964

Prayers for son Anthony; Photos & book sent; P. Pio's health.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 17 February 1964     17 February 1964
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00695
Box Number: 19.70
Series: SANTS019

SP-00696

Letter from Fr Raffaele to Santospirito, 12 December 1964

Mrs. Roberts; Crucifixes; Letters in English; Donation for beds.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 12 December 1964     12 December 1964
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00696
Box Number: 19.70
Series: SANTS019

SP-00697

Letter from Fr Raffaele to Santospirito, 18 December 1964

Crucifixes for Mrs. Roberts.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 18 December 1964     18 December 1964
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00697
Box Number: 19.70
Series: SANTS019

SP-00698

Letter from Fr Raffaele to Santospirito, 23 August 1963

P. Pio praying for all Santospirito's intentions; Picture; Book: Servant of God.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 23 August 1963     23 August 1963
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00698
Box Number: 19.70
Series: SANTS019

SP-00699

Letter from Fr Raffaele to Santospirito, 12 January 1964

P. Pio: prayers for Calwells; Mrs. Vanheems.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 12 January 1964     12 January 1964
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00699
Box Number: 19.70
Series: SANTS019

SP-00700

Letter from Fr Raffaele to Santospirito, 12 February 1964

Crucifixes.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 12 February 1964     12 February 1964
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00700
Box Number: 19.70
Series: SANTS019

SP-00701

Letter from Fr Raffaele to Santospirito, 10 March 1964

Fr. Raffaele: Superior at Serracapriola; Santospirito's intentions.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 10 March 1964     10 March 1964
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00701
Box Number: 19.70
Series: SANTS019

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