Monthly Archives: July 2015

St. Benedict

Happy Feast of St. Benedict!

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The tomb of St. Benedict at Monte Cassino

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St. Benedict on the left, St. Scholastica, his sister, on the right

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Scenes from Monte Cassino

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The cell of St. Benedict in Rome

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St. Maria Goretti

Today is the Feast of St. Maria Goretti, a martyr for purity. She is buried in the crypt of the Sanctuary of St. Maria Goretti in Nettuno. Enjoy!

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Close-up of St. Maria Goretti.

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St. Maria Goretti

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The Sanctuary of St. Maria Goretti

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Nettuno is a beautiful beach town.

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Relics of St. Maria Goretti

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Nettuno seen from the Sanctuary of St. Maria Goretti

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Monument to St. Maria Goretti

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