January 13, 2017
Today (13 January) is the traditional Feast of the Baptism of Christ, though it is now typically observed on the first Sunday after Epiphany (in 2016 it was celebrated on January 10 ).

November 26, 2016
Giovanni Bellini died on 26 November 1516 in Venice.

April 25, 2016
25 April marks the feast day of Saint Mark , one of the four Evangelists.

March 30, 2016
Santa Maria Antiqua Reopens

February 15, 2016
Giovanni Antonio Bazzi, known as Il Sodoma, died on 15 February 1549 in Siena, where he spent the majority of his career.

February 2, 2016
Italian Baroque painter Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, known as Guercino (the “squinter”), is believed to have been born on 2 February 1591 in Cento.

January 20, 2016
Today (20 January) is the feast day of St. Sebastian.

January 16, 2016
On 16 January 1498, Francesco di Giovanni, known as Botticini, died in Florence.

December 27, 2015
Today (27 December) is the Feast Day of St. John the Evangelist.

November 23, 2015
23 November is the Feast Day of Saint Clement .

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