Rose of Lima, virgin – August 23rd
St Rose of Lima (d. 1617, Lima, Peru) (Relics: Lima, Peru)
First Class Relics
Convento de Santo Domingo
(Convent of Saint Dominic)
Jr. Camaná 170
*The remains of three prominent Peruvian saints rest within this convent. The tomb of St Martin de Porres is located within a chapel in the convent’s second cloister. St Rose of Lima is buried in the crypt below the Chapter House. Also located at this convent are the remains of St John Macías (d. 1645).
Churches of Honor in Rome
Santa Maria sopra Minerva (Our Lady Above Minerva)
Piazza della Minerva 42
*This church is near the Pantheon.
*Within the third chapel on the right side of the nave are a number of works by Lazzaro Baldi depicting events from the life of St Rose of Lima.
*Also the body of St Catherine of Siena (d. 1380) rests under the main altar.