Historical Photos of Processions in Milan

Posted September 12, 2017 10:45 pm by Gregory DiPippo

Historical Photos of Processions in Milan

Thanks once again to our Ambrosian correspondent Nicola de’ Grandi, this time for finding these wonderful photos of some processions held in Milan in the 1920s. The first set is of procession with the relics of St Aloysius Gonzaga, which took place on February 13, 1927, going from the church of St Fidelis to the Duomo. The Archbishop of Milan, Cardinal Eugenio Tosi (predecessor of the Blessed Schuster), and the entire chapter of the cathedral participated.The banner of the city, carried by four firemen, and accompanied by the city’s valets.The archbishop’s mace-bearer, wearing a traditional costume from the days when Milan

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