More or less a record of my travels and life in Rome. All photos are original unless reblogged.
Architectural details on the facade of the church of Santa Pudenziana, Rome.
The Church of San Lorenzo in Norcia. While the church is falling into decrepitude, the sanctuary is still full of devotionals and ex votos for favors received.
The Baroque splendor of Rome’s Santa Maria della Vittoria.
Sculpture of Pope Pius XII (r. 1939–1958) in the Vatican Museums.
Crucifix in a side chapel, Santa Prassede.
Pope Saint Felix IV (r. 526–530) and Saint Theodore of Amasea (d. 306) from the sixth-century mosaics of Ss. Cosma e Damiano in the Roman Forum.
Zucchetto, cassock, and fascia of Pope Pius IX (r. 1846–1878), kept in the sacristy museum of the Basilica of Saint Mary Major.
Rome in the morning.
Baroque altarpiece of the Holy Name of Jesus, in San Vitale, Rome.