"Church Sacred Heart of Jesus Castro Pretorio/ Chiesa del Sacro Cuore di Gesù a Castro Pretorio" submitted by RomeTour Editorial Team and last updated on Monday 23rd May 2011
The church was erected by Leo XIII by design of Francesco Vespignani in 1887. Its bell-tower is surmounted by a golden statue of Redeemer. The church possesses the modern parish and educational services, created specially for the new city neighbourhood Castro Pretorio.
On the right is the hospital of the Salesians, where the saint operated during its trips to Rome between 1881 and 1884. The travertine facade, has a neo-Renaissance style. The lower part has an entrance portal with two smaller portals on its sides. The upper part has three windows between two couples of columns and ends with a triangular gable. The bell tower bears the statue of the Saviour made in golden copper (1931). The interior has three naves divided by granite columns. It is rich in marbles, stuccoes and paintings. The decorations of the decorations of the wooden ceiling, of the dome and the smaller domes on the lateral naves are by Virginio Monti.
Church Sacred Heart of Jesus Castro Pretorio/ Chiesa del Sacro Cuore di Gesù a Castro Pretorio
Via Marsala, 42
00185, Rome, Lazio, Italy
Zone: Rione Castro Pretorio (Porta Pia) (Roma centro)
Church Sacred Heart of Jesus Castro Pretorio/ Chiesa del Sacro Cuore di Gesù a Castro Pretorio is Shown By "Map F Zone" As "35"
Hours: Weekdays 9.00am-12.00am 4.00pm-6.30pm. Masses: Weekdays 6.30am 7.00am 7.30am 8.00am 8.30am, Holidays 7.00am 8.00am 9.00am 10.00am 11.00am 4.30(filipino) 5.00pm 7.30pm 8.30(college students).
Telephone: 0039 06 4453257
Fax: 0039 06 4463352
Email: sacr...@donbosco.it - sacr...@hotmail.com