June 16, 2022
Today is the Feast of Corpus Christi (Body of Christ or Corpus Domini) celebrated in the Western Church since 1246 on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday .

June 5, 2022
The Feast Day of Pentecost is celebrated in the Western Church as the day when the Holy Spirit descended on Jesus’s disciples, giving them “tongues of fire” that enabled them to preach the gospel in multiple languages.

April 17, 2022
Happy Easter (Buona Pasqua) from the Italian Art Society!

April 15, 2022
Today is Good Friday, the anniversary of Jesus’ death on the cross.

April 14, 2022
Today is Holy, or Maundy, Thursday, when Jesus washed his disciples’ feet in an act of humility that is seen as a reminder of the cleansing waters of Baptism and a foreshadowing of the purification brought by the Crucifixion .

April 1, 2021
Caravaggio’s Denial of St. Peter commemorates the dramatic predawn Holy Friday event of the apostle’s denial of Jesus.

March 28, 2021
Today is Palm Sunday, or Passion Sunday, when Western Christians celebrate Jesus’ Entry into Jerusalem.

September 26, 2018
Antonio Barluzzi, known as the “Architect of the Holy Land,” was born on 26 September in Rome in 1884.

August 15, 2018
August 15th is the Feast Day of the Assumption of the Virgin.

June 21, 2018
Sebastiano del Piombo died on 21 June 1547 in Rome.

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