Thursday, May 03, 2007

St. John "In Oil"


When the Romans caught St. John in Rome they were indignant and under compulsion to kill Christians. Pilgrims now make their way to this altar to pray over the spot where they tried to kill St. John.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Ah, Roma e il suo Impero.

JPSonnen said...

yes, this sunday is the festa there with procession and mass at 11 e 30. i'm sure it'll be nice. it's just a brisk walk from the circo massimo metro stop.