San Gioacchino ai Prati di Castello

From Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
File:Prati - S. Gioacchino ai Prati.JPG
San Gioacchino ai Prati di Castello, Rome

San Gioacchino ai Prati Castello is a church in Rome dedicated to Saint Joachim. the father of Mary, mother of Jesus. Construction began in 1891 and the building was opened to the public in 1898. It was consecrated on 6 June 1911 by Cardinal Pietro Respighi. Pope John XXIII made it as a cardinalatial titular church in 1960.

List of Cardinal Protectors

  • Bernard Alfrink (1960-1987)
  • Michele Giordano (1988-2010)
  • Leopoldo Brenes (2014 - incumbent)

Template:Coord