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Creed of the Sons of Italy


WE BELIEVE in the Government of the United States as the Government of the people, by the people and for the people and promise to obey and uphold its Constitution and its laws.

WE BELIEVE in Government by orderly process and reject any doctrine that tends to subvert constituted government and authority.

WE BELIEVE in filial affection and respect for the Land of our Forefathers whose heritage is our highest contribution to America's evolving civilization.

WE BELIEVE in the brotherhood of man and promise to assist our fellow members, to care for the orphans, to extend our helping hand to the widows and to comfort all those in distress.

WE BELIEVE in equal rights and duties for all, in equality of opportunity in the enjoyment of the benefits of human association extended to all without discrimination.

WE BELIEVE in freedom of expression, conscience and education and stand for individual liberty in the performance of duties as in the exercise of rights under the Constitution and laws of our country and state.

WE BELIEVE in the future progress and expansion of the Order Sons of Italy as the beneficial agent of the Americans of Italian birth or descent for their recognition and welfare and promise to contribute to the moral, intellectual and material progress of our fellow members and to support the programs of the Order and all its activities for the welfare of Our Country, Our Order and the Community in which we live.