Friday, April 14, 2017

Roman Sacrament Altars 2017

One of the most beautiful things about Holy Week in Rome is the long-standing popular custom of visiting the Sacrament Altars (often called “sepolcri - sepulchers” in Italian) of seven churches on the evening of Holy Thursday, a practice to which a plenary indulgence is attached. Here are some photos of a few of the better ones, graciously provided by two Roman friends.

Santissima Trinità dei Pellegrini (FSSP)
 Santa Maria dell’ Orto
Sant’Agata in Trastevere
Santa Cecilia in Trastevere
San Carlo al Corso
 San Lorenzo in Damaso
San Giovanni Battista dei Fiorentini
Santa Lucia del Gonfalone
San Lorenzo in Lucina
Gesù e Maria
Sant’ Agostino
Santa Maria del Popolo
Santa Maria dell’Anima
Chiesa Nuova
Santa Maria in Monserrato
San Girolamo della Carità
San Rocco all’ Augusteo

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