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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 Temporary 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 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.

For information about our Family Based Religious Education Program (which includes preparation for the Sacraments of First Communion and Confirmation), click here. However, please know that our First Communion classes are already filled. For all of our other classes, please write to Fr. Greg at for information, schedule and application form. Thank you.


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 10:30 AM. Please click here to order Papal Wednesday morning Audience Tickets for October and November.

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)

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 September 28, 2014, posted September 22):

Dear Parishioners, Alumni, Religious Education Families and Friends,

In the Gospel this Sunday, a man asks his two sons to go work in the vineyard. The first son had a conversion, a change of heart. First he says, No, I will not go. But then he changes his mind, the idea in his head, and he decides to help out after all. The second son says Yes, Sir, but then does not go. What made the first son change his mind? What makes us change our approach to life and move forward in ways we never thought possible? Freedom always offers us the possibility of change. Each day we can move away from God or we can move toward God. Each day we make decisions that though seemingly small can pull us away from God.

There comes a point in which one can see a need to go in a different direction, and genuine conversion can be experienced. God’s forgiveness is assured. It is never too late to change the idea in our heads and move in a different direction. The second reading gives us a hint on how to do this more often: take on the attitude of Christ and humbly regard others as more important than ourselves; and, do nothing out of selfishness or vainglory. People can always say no first. There is always the possibility and the offer to rethink it. And so we do. We change our minds, and as a result, we enter the Kingdom of God.

This past Saturday we had our first meeting of our St. Nicholas Charity Serata Committee in preparation for this gala event which will be on December 6. Raffle Tickets for the Weekend Trips to Barcelona, Taormina and Positano are now available. We also need new, exciting and creative auction prizes. We want and need everyone’s help to make this the Best Serata Ever. Later on Saturday we also had our first trip to Caritas for the year and are very appreciative of all who participated. The October date will be announced soon.

Alumni living in the Washington D.C., Virginia, Maryland area, please note that we will have an Alumni Dinner Party on Saturday night, November 8 at a home in Northern Virginia. Details will be forthcoming. The last time we did this was three years ago and it was good to see so many former parishioners of Santa Susanna.

Our Family Based Religious Education Program has its first full session on Saturday, September 27, at 3.30 PM in the auditorium of Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri, Via Cernaia, n. 9. All students, parents and teachers are asked to be there on time and ready to go. I will be the adult speaker focusing on Understanding the Bible, and then I will preside at the 5.45 PM Family Mass in the Carthusian Chapel behind the sacristy. The Sunday 9 AM Mass at the main altar of Santa Maria will be celebrated by Fr. John Maher. Fr. Steve presides and preaches at the 10 AM Mass at San Camillo and I will be the celebrant at the 11 AM Mass in the Marymount Chapel, with the Petenello Family and another volunteer family providing hospitality. I will also train altar servers at 10.30 AM before Mass on September 28 and October 12.

Our first Spiritual Walking Tour is this Tuesday, September 23, with visits to Jesuit churches. We meet on the steps of Santa Susanna at 9.30 AM. Please let me know if you plan on coming. If you are interested in learning more about the Catholic Church or possibly becoming a member, or if you have never been confirmed or received your First Communion, contact Fr. Steve,

Have a very good and thought provoking week. Ciao for now, Father Greg

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