Companions of St. James Italy Pilgrimage 2016 Part II
For the pictorial tour of the Companions of St. James Archdiocese of Cincinnati Pilgrimage to Italy (Part 1), Click Here
The Companions of St. James from the Archdiocese continued their Pilgrimage to Italy in this Year of Mercy in Siena. The Siena Basilica was consecrated in 1215 A.D. and completed in 1348 A.D. The architectural style is Italian Gothic, Romanesque, and Classical. The Pilgrims on the Companions of St. James in the Archdiocese continued their pilgrimage in The Year of Mercy in Italy.
The Scavi Tour from the Vatican Website is where special visits to the necropolis underneath the Basilica, where the tomb of St. Peter is located, are only possible following special permission granted from time to time by the “Fabbrica di San Pietro”. Visits are organized according to the schedule set by the Excavations Office.