Italy - Altar dedicated to Mother Maria Mazzarello

13 May 2020

Turin, Italy - November 1938 - The altar dedicated to Mother Mazzarello is located in the Basilica of Maria Ausiliatrice in Turin. On November 20, 1938, the Saint's body was placed in the place where it is still located today. The altar is the work of the architect G. Valotti and the painting is the work of the painter Crida. Under the altar is the bronze urn containing the mortal remains of Mother Mazzarello. "The altar - writes F. Giraudo - is an artistic exhibition of marbles, paintings and decorations in gold and bronze in homage to a great Saint."


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