San Giuseppe Church

Enna, Italy

San Giuseppe church and adjacent monastery were initially built in 1390, but underwent a reconstruction during the 17th-century. The facade now has a Baroque portal. The Nave houses a number of paintings including depictions of Santa Scolastica, St Benedict, and a Madonna of the Rosary. It houses a statue of the Madonna del Carmelo and a 15th-century crucifix. The nave has a Deposition by Antonio Mercurio, and a 17th-century carved statues of the Holy Family by a sculptor of the name Greca, paraded in procession every March 19th, the saint day of St Joseph.

The Sacristy has a Last Supper on canvas derived from a local Benedictine monastery. while the church is still assigned to the Confraternity of San Giuseppe, the monastery since 1955 is attached to an order of Discalced Carmelite priests.

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Via Roma 410, Enna, Italy
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Founded: 1390
Category: Religious sites in Italy

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vincenzo gallina (2 years ago)
A place of worship full of history
Giuseppe Fundrisi (2 years ago)
A very well-kept place of worship, inside there is a beautiful silver-coated altarpiece, in a glass container and with the backlight you cannot appreciate all its beauty.
Rita Amor (2 years ago)
Place of spirituality, with many valuable artistic works.
IDA PELOSO (2 years ago)
Sanctuary of San Giuseppe to visit. The silver altarpiece kept there is a work of high value in great demand in various museums around the world including that of the capital of Japan. Here the Holy Family and the Infant Jesus of Prague are venerated
Giovanni Giovanni (4 years ago)
One of the oldest churches in Enna managed by Franciscan friars
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