April 6, 2023
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 .
January 2, 2019
Italian Art Exhibitions in 2019
August 16, 2017
Today, 16 August, is the Feast Day of San Rocco, also known as Saint Roch, the ‘plague saint’.
January 21, 2017
21 January is the feast day of Saint Agnes (c. 291 – c. 304) in the Roman Catholic Church and has been venerated since the fourth century.
January 15, 2016
Antiquarian, theorist and biographer Giovanni Pietro Bellori was born on 15 January 1613 in Rome.
October 14, 2015
Iacopo di Antonio Negretti, known better as Jacopo Palma il Giovane or simply Palma Giovane, died on 14 October 1628.