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Welcome to the Church of Santa Susanna in Rome Italy!

We are many things: a vibrant American parish, a center for pilgrims, an ancient Roman church, and a home away from home, whether you are a visitor, a pilgrim or a resident of Rome!

Due to the temporary closure of Santa Susanna Church, here is our New Temporary Mass schedule at local Churches close to Santa Susanna:

Our English Language Mass Schedule:

Basilicia of Santa Maria degli Angeli e Martiri:

Saturday, 5:45 PM in a beautiful Chapel behind the Sacristy and Sunday at 9:00 AM at the Main Altar

Basilica of San Camillo de Lellis :

Sunday at 10:00 AM

and at

The Chapel at Marymount International School:

Sunday at 11:00 AM, off of Via Cassia

and Daily Mass at

The Church of St. Patrick, Monday - – Friday at 6:00 PM Via Boncompagni, N. 31 (at the corner of Via Piemonte and Via Boncompagni, down from the US Embassy and Via Veneto)

Saturday, 5:45 PM and Sunday 9:00 AM at the Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli e Martiri.(click here for directions).

Sunday, 10:00 AM, at the Basilica of San Camillo de Lellis. (click here for directions)

Monday through Friday at 7:00 PM at San Camillo de Lellis. (click here for directions)

Saturday night, 5:45 PM, Vigil Mass at in the Certosini Chapel behind the Sacristy in Santa Maria degli Angeli e Martiri in the Piazza della Repubblica. (click here for directions). This is the large Basilica connected to the Baths of Diocletian, which Michelangelo designed. The Piazza della Repubblica has a beautiful fountain in its center, and is a subway stop for Line A. This Church is two blocks down from Santa Susanna, on the way to Stazione Termini, the main train station.

Sunday morning, 9 AM Mass, also at Santa Maria degli Angeli e Martiri at the Main Altar.

Sunday morning, 10 AM Mass at San Camillo De Lellis on Via Piemonte and Via
, down the street from the US Embassy. (click here for directions). If you head two blocks down Via XX Settembre toward Porta Pia, and turn left on Via Antonio Salandra, which is the street on which the Paulists live, you will continue
down as the street curves right and becomes Via Piemonte. San Camillo is
right there, just past the 910 bus stop.

Sunday morning, 11 AM Mass in the Chapel at Marymount International School. For location and directions:

Santa Susanna English-Language Library is OPEN, even though the Church is closed. Our regular opening hours are: Wednesday: 3 to 6 PM, Thursday, 10 AM to 1 PM, Friday, 1 to 4 PM, Sunday, 10 AM to 12:30 PM and Tuesday, 10 AM to 1 PM. Closed on Mondays and Saturdays. Via XX Settembre, 15, Second Floor, 06.482.7510.



To make donations to Santa Susanna Church, you can click on the PAYPAL "DONATE" link above. If you have a PayPal account, sign in and proceed with your donation. If not, you can click to use your credit card on the PayPal secure site.

****If the DONATE button does not work, please send an email to Fr. Greg with the specific amount you wish to donate, and he will send you a request through PayPal.

Or else, please send it to The Paulist Fathers, Via Antonio Salandra 6, Rome, Italy 00187. Thank you very much! (If you are going to use an express mail service, please do not use the US Postal Express Service or US Postal Registered Mail. For some reason both take up to two full weeks to get through the system here, whereas regular mail comes in about a week (Fed-Ex, DHL in two days).

Santa Susanna is a beautiful and historic place of worship, with a thriving community. Your support will help us keep it that way. Thank you for your donation!


TICKETS FOR PAPAL AUDIENCES: Although we are not able to provide tickets for the Papal Masses, we are about to do so for the Wednesday General Audiences, at 10:00 AM. Please click here to order Papal Wednesday morning Audience Tickets for March and April.

As Romans Do, our 144 page guide to Rome and Santa Susanna is a real treasure and available to all. Not only is it a parish handbook, it is also an excellent guide for visitors, pilgrims and new residents coming to Rome. It makes all kinds of recommendations for what to see and do, and provides opening times and costs for various museums and other places of interest.  It also includes 8 pages of Tips on getting around the city while you are here. We would be happy to mail you a copy of this book. This edition is dedicated to the Alumni of Santa Susanna Church and is filled with historical photos from our archives, as well as current photos from the recent yearsPlease send Fr. Greg ( your name and address and we will mail you a copy as soon as possible. All we ask is that you consider sending us a donation to help us continue our ministry here at Santa Susanna.

Our Location:

  • The Church of Santa Susanna
    Via XX (Venti) Settembre 15
    00187, Roma, Italia
  • Tel: 06.4201.4554 Fax: 06.474.0236
    (from the USA: 011-3906-4201-4554)
  • Though the Church is closed our Office next to the Church is open Monday through Friday 9 AM to 1 PM and 4 PM to 6 PM.

Location, Directions and Mass times

Please click on the above link and you will find our location, directions and mass times (which at this time do not take place at Santa Susanna, as it is closed.)

Questions that we can help you with?? Contact Us

WEEKLY PARISH NEWSLETTER (for March 8, 2015, posted on March 2):

Dear Parishioners, Alumni and Friends of Santa Susanna,

We now approach the Third Sunday of Lent, almost half-way through this holy season. A particularly good way to fulfill our Lenten discipline of increased prayer would be to join us for our weekday 6:00 PM Mass. It is convenient for many – at St. Patrick’s Church – (just one block from the US Embassy at Via Boncompagni, no. 31) and at a convenient time coinciding with the end of the work day. The scriptures for the Lenten weekday Masses are particularly helpful meditations for this prayerful season of our Church. If you missed receiving the Lent at Santa Susanna bulletin insert with the list of Masses at the Stational Churches, I can send it to you by email.

It is time once again to make an appeal for financial assistance. Last weekend the total collection was 800 euros, 1300 euros less than what we need per week. The collections at the Saturday 5:45 PM and Sunday 9 AM Masses have been so small that they total only a third of what we have to pay our musicians, sacristans and the bi-monthly offering to Santa Maria. And during February, the collections at the 10 AM Mass at San Camillo and the 11 AM Mass at Marymount were at an all-time low. Many of you have continued to be generous on an ongoing basis and we appreciate this very much. However, as a whole parish I now need to BEG you to contribute more generously in order to keep us from making serious cut-backs in the services and quality of liturgies we provide now. With our Church closed we have lost many tourists who have a difficult time finding our Masses despite our efforts to publicize our schedule with the local hotels. As a result we have lost a key source of revenue.

I have a separate concern about those who attend the 11 AM Mass in the Marymount Chapel, which is a special service of the Santa Susanna Parish. In fact, it is an extension of our parish. If you attend this Mass, whether or not your children attend Marymount or one of the other international or Italian schools, you are parishioners of Santa Susanna. However we cannot continue this Mass unless we have more financial support from each family that attends. The Marymount administration and the RSHM Sisters have generously opened their doors to our parish and we should be extremely grateful for this. But without your help we cannot continue to have the musicians, hymnals and missalettes, that make participation possible, let alone support the work of the parish itself beyond MMI. We also must question whether we can continue to bear the extra expense of the travel and preparation work by the priests who provide homilies and leadership that make this Mass so meaningful for so many.

Aside from our current members and some generous alumni, we have no outside sources of support. We receive no grants or other income from the Paulist Fathers or other entities in the United States or Rome. Our finances depend on the weekend collections at the Masses and the fees we charge for services we provide. In a word we need you – all of you – to support our community generously. We must again ask you, if at all possible, to make a financial pledge for this fiscal year of 20 euros or $25 US per week per household. This translates to an annual pledge of 1,100 Euros or approx. $1,400 US. If you feel you cannot make the suggested donation, then consider what you can give. And please plan to contribute every week, not just the Sundays you attend Mass, because our expenses must be paid every week. Remember you can also contribute by bank transfer or PayPal. We know we are asking for a sacrificial level of support and so for whatever you can give we are very, very grateful.

This weekend, I will be the celebrant for the Saturday 5.45 PM Family Mass in the Carthusian Chapel of Santa Maria degli Angeli e Martiri. Fr. Ken Thesing will celebrate the Sunday 9 AM Mass at the main altar, and I am the celebrant for the 10 AM Mass at San Camillo de Lellis. Fr. Steve will preside and preach at the Santa Susanna 11 AM Mass in the Marymount Chapel, with the Benedetti and Briziarelli Cannizzaro Families providing hospitality. I look forward to seeing you this weekend. Ciao for now, Father Greg

PALM SUNDAY, March 28/29 Saturday, 5:45 PM, Santa Maria degli Angeli e Martiri Piazza della Repubblica (Carthusian Chapel) Sunday, 9 AM, Santa Maria degli Angeli

Sunday, 10:00 AM, San Camillo de Lellis, Via Piemonte & Via Sallustiana Sunday at 11 AM, in the Chapel at Marymount International School

HOLY WEEK Basilica of San Camillo de Lellis (corner of Via Piemonte & Via Sallustiana)

Holy Thursday, April 2, 5:30 PM: Mass of the Lord’s Supper Good Friday, April 3, at 7 PM: Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion Holy Saturday, April 4, at 7:30 PM: The Easter Vigil Mass


9:00 AM Santa Maria degli Angeli e Martiri 10:00 AM San Camillo de Lellis

Reconciliation Services & Confessions at St. Patrick’s Church Mon, March 30; Tues, March 31; Wed, April 1: 5:30 PM And at San Camillo: Holy Thursday, April 2, 4:30 to 5:15 PM only

Mass, Mon, April 6: 10:00 AM: at San Camillo

Before April 2 and After April 6, Here is our normal schedule:

Basilicia of Santa Maria degli Angeli e Martiri Saturday, 5:45 PM: Carthusian Chapel behind the Sacristy.

Sunday 9:00 AM: Main Altar

Basilica of San Camillo de Lellis

Sunday, 10:00 AM

The Chapel at Marymount International School

Sunday at 11:00 AM

St. Patrick’s Church, Via Boncompangi, 31:

Daily Mass, Monday through Friday, 6:00 PM

Full Mass times

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