Portfolio Category: Religious routes

Virgin Mary of the Guard of Ceranesi’s Shrine

Arised on Figogna mount, old panoramic viewpoint on Genoa and on the sea, Virgin Mary of the Guard’s Shrine dominate the ligurian city in the place where, in XV century, Benedetto Pareto had Virgin Mary’s apparition. The church, who has a style of the XVI century, was built in 1890 as extension to receive more...
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Gavi’s Shrine of Our Lady of the Guard

Gavi’s Shrine of Our Lady of the Guard is a church who arises on the Turchini’s hill, near Gavi. The shrine was built in 1861 from the local inhabitants devoted to the Virgin Mary of the Guard: the worship borned in XV century with the Virgin Mary’s apparition to Benedetto Pareto and it extended to...
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Arenzano’s Shrine of the Infant Jesus from Praga

It is the first Shrine in Italy consecrated to the Infant Jesus (the worship borned in Praga, from which it takes its name) and it was built in 1905 by the Barefoot Carmelites and appeals a lot of pilgrims from all around the word. “Jesus’ Childhood teach the “Small evangelical way” reason why “the biggest in...
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Monte Spineto’s Shrine

The first chapel, where the shrine rises now, borned in 1155 when, on the occasion of Emperor Frederick I’s  offensive against Tortona, to escape from soldiers, the inhabitants of the country left their houses and they took refuge on the heights of the mount, entrusting their safeness to the Blessed Virgin Mary Mother of God....
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