Roman Sacrament Altars 2017

Posted April 14, 2017 8:52 pm by Gregory DiPippo

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’ OrtoSant’Agata in TrastevereSant’EustachioSanta Cecilia in TrastevereSan Carlo al Corso San Lorenzo in DamasoSan Giovanni Battista dei FiorentiniSanta Lucia del GonfaloneSan Lorenzo in LucinaGesù e MariaSant’ AgostinoSanta Maria del PopoloSanta Maria dell’AnimaChiesa NuovaSanta

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