Robert Bellarmine, bishop and doctor - September 17th
St Robert Bellarmine (d. 1621, Rome, Italy) (Relics: Rome, Italy)
First Class Relics
Sant’Ignazio (Saint Ignatius)
Via del Caravita 8/a
*This church is east of the Pantheon.
*The body of St Robert Bellarmine rests under the altar in the third chapel on the right side of the nave.
*The remains of St Aloysius Gonzaga (d. 1591) rest under the altar in the right transept. His rooms are next to the church and can be visited by appointment.
*The remains of St John Berchmans (d. 1621), the patron saint of altar servers, rest under the altar in the left transept.
Churches of Honor in Rome
San Roberto Bellarmino
(Saint Robert Bellarmine)
Via Panama 13
*This church is north of Villa Borghese. It is dedicated to St Robert Bellarmine.