Cyprus-Malta-Rome 2016

Our Roman Holiday

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Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore. Santa Maria was built on the summit of the Esquiline Hill in the 5th century.

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The great interior retains its original 5th-century structure, despite the basilica having been much altered over the centuries.

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Some of these mosaics are from the 5th century.

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During our visit in this church we met this wonderful man – Father Marius Zerafa O.P. Some of our group members know him very well. He is a very kind and knowledgeable man.

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He showed us the chapel where St Ignatius celebrated his first Mass.

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At the end he gave us a copy of the picture he drew long time ago on a….. napkin:

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And now the Vatican City:IMG_2499

Our last group picture:

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4 Comments

  1. Chandra and Mark
    July 21, 2016 at 9:46 pm — Reply

    Glad you are having a wonderful time, these are amazing pictures! We’re following along while on our trip, have made it and are enjoying our time away :)

    • July 22, 2016 at 3:01 am — Reply

      Thank you Chandra. Where are you traveling? I am glad you are still following.

  2. Chandra & Mark
    July 22, 2016 at 7:47 pm — Reply

    We are in Montana! Hiking Glacier National Park!

    • July 23, 2016 at 3:08 am — Reply

      Wow, I am very proud of you. Enjoy and send some pictures. I love you both, my sweet children!

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