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SANTA RITA SANCTUARY

Stradone Farnese, 63/a
Description
Managed by Capuchine friars; throughout centuries the friars have changed several parts of the building, above all after World War II, when a plane had destroyed part of it; on the other hand, the church underwent restoration works in the late 70s.
This is the period when Santa Rita Chapel was built: it was decorated by Carlo Donati and the presbitery was decorated by sculptures by Paolo Perotti; some of the paintings are by Guercino and Malosso.
The culpt of Santa Rita is widely spread in Piacenza: Santa Rita is the protector saint of car drivers and is celebrated every year on 22nd May.
Telephone
+39.0523.321717
Weekday
Church opening time: from 6.00 am to 12.00 pm and from 3.30 pm to 7.30 pm
Disabled access
accessible
Information Office
Last update
Wednesday, 06 March 2019
News and information edited by the Tourist Information Office of the Municipalities of Bobbio, Borgonovo V.T., Castell'Arquato, Piacenza and Vigolzone