Wednesday, February 20, 2013

San Chrisogono

What: church taken care of by the Trinitarian Fathers, who were founded in the middle ages to ransom slaves
Who:  restored by Scipione Borghese


  • the floors are opus sectile style, done by the Cosmati family
  • The incorrupt body of Blessed Maria Tiagi, a Roman housewife who died in 1837, is here
  • A relic of St. John of Matha, founder of the Trinitarian Fathers, is here
  • The relics of St. James the Lesser and of St. Chrisogono are here
Incorrupt body of Blessed Maria Tiagi

Encased relics of St. James the Lesser, an apostle

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