A Roman Pilgrim at the Station Churches 2017 (Part 4)

Posted March 23, 2017 5:32 pm by Gregory DiPippo

A Roman Pilgrim at the Station Churches 2017 (Part 4)

Once again, our thanks to our Roman pilgrim friend Agnese for sharing with us her photos of the Lenten Station Mass. This set includes two particularly nice, and classically Roman, arrangements of relics, on the altars of Ss Peter and Marcellinus and St Pudentiana.Saturday of the Second Week of Lent – Ss Peter and MarcellinusSt Peter was an exorcist, and St Marcellinus a priest, who were martyred together in the persecution of Diocletian. Their church was originally built by Pope St Gregory III (731-741), on a level much lower than that of the current building; by the mid-18th century, it

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