Podcast Episode 15: Santa Maria sopra Minerva

This week we focus on one church, Santa Maria sopra Minerva.

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Some of things mentioned in this episode:

Doesn’t look like much on the outside…

But it’s gorgeous on the inside!

Here’s Bernini’s elephant.

Here’s the room where Saint Catherine died.

Here’s her tomb below the main altar.

On her feast day they open it up.

The relic chapel.

The relic of Saint Thomas Aquinas and the crowded Annunciation.

The odd looking reliquaries of Saints Peter and Paul.

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