Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

Today is the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God.

Most people know about the Lenten Station Churches of Rome, but few know there are Station Churches of Rome marking other important days in the liturgical calendar.

The Station Church for today’s feast is Santa Maria in Trastevere.

As today is the eighth day of Christmas, here is the nativity outside Santa Maria in Trastevere.

Like many nativities around Rome, they include their church in the nativity. Unfortunately, my pic was taken before Christmas, so Jesus is still covered.

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