Nostra Signora del Santissimo Sacramento e Santi Martiri Canadesi
|Nostra Signora del Santissimo Sacramento e Santi Martiri Canadesi
Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament and the Holy Canadian Martyrs (English)
Domini Nostræ e Santissimo Sacramenti et Sanctorum Martyrum Canadesium (Latin)
|Ecclesiastical or organizational status||Titular church|
|Leadership||Patrick D'Rozario, CSC|
|Architect(s)||Bruno Maria Apollonj Ghetti|
Nostra Signora del Santissimo Sacramento e dei Santi Martiri Canadesi (Latin: Dominae Nostrae a Sanctissimo Sacramento et Sanctorum Martyrum Canadensium, Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament and the Canadian Martyrs) is the Roman Catholic national church of Canada, located at 46, Via Giovanni Battista de Rossi, Rome. It is also a titular church since February 1965, when Maurice Roy became its first Cardinal-Priest. It was built in 1955 by Bruno Apollini Ghetti, and made a parish church, served by the Congregation of Priests of the Most Holy Sacrament, by Pope Pius XII. Patrick D'Rozario, CSC is the incumbent cardinal-protector since 2016.
It contains a high altar designed by Francesco Nagni, ceramic decorations (including a fine crucifix) by Angelo Biancini, stained glass windows, mosaics and engraved glass confession door by Giovanni (Janos) Hajnal, and stained glass by Marcello Avenali.
Pope Paul VI established as titular church on 25 February 1965.
- Maurice Roy, 25 February 1965 appointed–24 October 1985 died
- Paul Grégoire, 28 June 1988 appointed–30 October 1993 died
- Jean-Claude Turcotte, 26 November 1994 appointed–8 April 2015 died
- Patrick D'Rozario, 19 November 2016 appointed- present
Memorial stone of pope John XXIII (1962)
- Centro Aletti - Arte spirituale - Chiesa della Nostra Signora del SS. Sacramento e SS. Martiri Canadesi a Roma
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