Monday, September 29, 2014

Basilica di Santa Cecilia in Trastevere

 Santa Maria della Scala
Santa Cecilia in Trastevere is a 9th century monastic church and minor basilica located at Piazza di Santa Cecilia 22 in Trastevere.
The most famous object of art in Santa Cecilia: the late renaissance statue by Stefano Maderno of St. Cecilia, finished in 1600. A striking statue, Maderno claims that he simply reproduced what he saw when the tomb of the 2nd century saint was opened in 1599.
St. Paschal Baylon and St. Peter of Alcantara adoring the Eucharist by Giuseppe Chiari.

Peter and Paul. Peter pointing to the open book, where, in Latin, is written: "Peter, do you love me? Tend my sheep." The dedication is to St. Cecilia, by tradition a 3rd century Roman martyr. She is the patron of musicians.  

Photo Credits : Fr. Patrick Huang, SJ

1 Con Tour Passers by:

  1. Santa Cecilia in Trastevere is a Roman Catholic titular church. You can to be found in Italy. I have visited this gorgeous church before my philadelphia to washington dc tours. It is open 9:15 am to 12:45 pm and 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. The interior structure of this place was used marvelous. It is really pretty with adornment painting and beautiful garden. The art works of this church give an awe-inspiring view. I highly recommend you must visit it.

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