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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
Sallustiana
, 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: http://www.marymountrome.org/base.php?code=52

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 frgreg@santasusanna.org for information, schedule and application form. Thank you.


DONATIONS

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:

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 September and October.


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 (frgreg@santasusanna.org) 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 7, 2014, posted September 1):

Dear Parishioners, Alumni and Friends of Santa Susanna Church,

I know that many of you have just returned to Rome and some of you are still away until next weekend. I hope that you are well and rested and happy. This coming Sunday, I will preside and preach at the 5:45 PM Mass on Saturday in the Carthusian Chapel of the Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli e Martiri as well as the 10 AM Sunday Mass in the Basilica of San Camillo de Lellis. Fr. Steve will celebrate the 9 AM Sunday Mass at the main altar of Santa Maria. Our 11 AM Santa Susanna Mass in the Marymount Chapel does not begin until Sunday, September 14. Everyone is invited to participate in this Mass, not just those families who attend Marymount. We will be needing volunteers to be lectors, ministers of communion and altar servers, as well as two families each Sunday to bring treats and juices for after the 11 AM Mass.

In the Gospel, Jesus suggests that if someone commits a wrong against us, it is appropriate to bring it to the attention of that person and try to work it out. Such loving correction is not sitting someone down and telling her what a real pain she is – or telling him all the horrible things that he has done. That is misplaced responsibility and it often can end a relationship. Sisterly or brotherly correction means that you recognize the dignity of a person and sin does not erase that dignity. Before we can correct a problem, we must listen to the person behind the problem. Before we can be a watch-guard for someone, we first need to understand the other person and understand ourselves in relationship to the other. Instead of worrying about the faults of others – that is, what’s wrong with our brother or sister, mother of father, husband or wife, college roommate, the person we work with or a member of our religious community – maybe we could listen more to what is going on inside of ourselves. Maybe we could learn some insights about ourselves that might lead to an understanding about the people who have hurt us, or whom we have hurt. Then together we might experience the stirrings of conscience and the beginnings of sorrow that can lead to growth and true reconciliation.

Our Family Based Religious Education Program still has room in the Confirmation class and in the non-sacramental classes, that is Grades 1, 3, 4, 5 and 6. Unfortunately the First Communion classes are filled. I do urge all parishioners to register today for the remaining classes, including Confirmation, and not to wait any longer. Write to me today. We hope to complete the registration process no later than September 10. Volunteers for the Caritas Food Kitchen will be needed for Saturday, September 20 from 10:30 AM until 2 PM. Contact Marjie Montavon if interested, mmontavon@libero.it We will be announcing the date month by month based on Caritas’ need.

Beginning today, September 1, our daily Mass is moving back to our original time of 6:00 PM. However, it will be celebrated Monday through Friday at the Church of St. Patrick, Via Boncompagni, N. 31. St. Patrick’s Church is one block from San Camillo, near the corner of Via Boncompagni and Via Piemonte, just down from the Via Veneto and the U.S. Embassy to Italy. The St. Nicholas Charity Serata Committee will have its first planning meeting on Saturday, September 20, at 9: 30 AM. For those of you who are new, the Serata is a Dinner Dance, which includes a Silent and a Live Auction, as well as a Raffle and will be held this year on December 6. Our spiritual walking tours begin on Tuesday, September 23, at 9:30 AM, on the steps of Santa Susanna. Have a good week. Ciao for now, Fr. Greg


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