Father B. Jerabek, J.C.L.Birmingham, Alabama (older posts from Rome, Italy)
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Tag Archives: Lesser-Known Series
To see the other posts in the series, click here. On this Memorial Day it is fitting that we should look at a military church. So today we look at a tiny church on a side street that you would have never … Continue reading
To see the other posts in the series, click here. Today we look at an enormous church that is located roughly between the Vatican and the Spanish Steps: the Basilica dei Santi Ambrogio e Carlo al Corso (Basilica of Saints … Continue reading
For the other posts in the series, click here. Today we look at a very centrally-located church, one that you are sure to pass by even multiple times during your visit to Rome, but nevertheless are likely to miss: the … Continue reading
For the whole series, click here. Today we look at the church of Sant’Andrea delle Fratte (St. Andrew’s at the Thickets), dedicated to St. Andrew the Apostle. The current building dates to the 17th century, though it took quite a while … Continue reading
For the whole series, click here. Today we look at the Church of San Giovanni della Pigna, or in English, St. John of the Pine Cone. The St. John named is St. John the Baptist; the pine cone is a … Continue reading
Continuing in our series, on this feast of All Souls, it is fitting to feature the Church of Our Lady of the Soul (Santa Maria dell’Anima), the church for the German-speaking population of Rome and dedicated to the Holy Souls … Continue reading
Continuing in our series, here is another church that is right in the historic center of Rome but which the average tourist will not visit. There are two reasons for this: 1) The church is frequently closed (only open a … Continue reading
[first entry in the series here] On a street behind the Basilica of St. Augustine (Sant’Agostino) – a street that is pretty much entirely off the usual tourist paths, but nevertheless is not far from all the usual sightseeing – … Continue reading