The Creed of the Order
Sons of Italy in America

We Believe in the Government of the United States of America
as the Government of the people, by the people, and for the people,
and promise to obey and uphold its Constitution and 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

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 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

We Believe in freedom of thought, conscience and education and
stand for individual liberty in the performance of duties and in the
exercise of rights under the Constitution and laws of our Country and

We Believe in the future progress and expansion of the Order of the
Sons of Italy in America as the beneficial agent of all 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.