Today is the Feast of St. Ambrose, the great archbishop of Milan. His relics are in the Basilica of Sant’Ambrogio in Milan.
St. Ambrose is the one in white.
Here are some images of the Lombard Gothic Duomo of Milan.
Excavations beneath the Duomo have uncovered the baptistery where St. Ambrose baptized St. Augustine.
Here is the crypt-tomb of St. Charles Borromeo in the Duomo of Milan.
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!
Close-up of St. Maria Goretti.
St. Maria Goretti
The Sanctuary of St. Maria Goretti
Nettuno is a beautiful beach town.
Relics of St. Maria Goretti
Nettuno seen from the Sanctuary of St. Maria Goretti
Monument to St. Maria Goretti
Today is the Feast of St. Lucy. Her sacred relics are in the church of San Geremia in Venice.
The reliquary containing the relics of St. Lucy.
The body of St. Lucy
Today is the Feast of St .Luke the Evangelist.
Here is his sarcophagus in the Basilica of Santa Giustina in Padua. Above the sacrcophagus is an image of Our Lady of Constantinople.
Many images of Our Lady are attributed to St. Luke, including the “Salus Populi Romani” (Salvation of the Roman People) in Santa Maria Maggiore, and “Our Lady of Perpetual Help” in Sant’Alfonso. Both churches are in Rome.
Salus Populi Romani
Salvation of the Roman People
Our Lady of Perpetual Help
In addition to St. Anthony, there are quite a few other saints buried in Padua.
St. Gregory Barbarigo
Close-up of St. Gregory Barbarigo
There is also the great Capuchin, St. Leopold Mandic.
The confessional of St. Leopold. He heard confessions for many hours a day.
The tomb of St. Leopold
The sarcophagus of St. Matthias the Apostle is across from that of St. Luke.
“The lot fell upon Matthias.”
There are other saints in the Basilica of Santa Giustina.
St. Prosdocimus, first bishop of Padua
The martyrs of Padua
The instrument of their torture
Here are some other photos of the basilica.
The sarcophagus of St. Luke the Evangelist