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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:

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 May and June. There will be no papal audiences during the month of July. Though the Vatican has not announced the schedule beyond the end of June, usually there are audiences in August, but tickets are not required (as tickets are not printed in August). There has been no announcement regarding audiences in September and beyond.  However, because of the Pope's visit to the United States, there will not be an audience here on September 23. We have no information for Pope Francis' trip to the United States, nor will we have access to obtaining tickets for events there.

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 Pentecost Sunday, May 24, 2015):

Dear Parishioners, Alumni, Religious Education Families and Friends,

This past weekend we had two wonderful celebrations with our Family Based Religious Education First Communion on Saturday morning and our Marymount Confirmation Mass with Cardinal Levada on Saturday evening. It was a great day, and showed that the uplifting spirit of the Santa Susanna community continues to flourish no matter where we are. Now we look forward to our Religious Education Confirmation next Saturday, May 23, with Cardinal Harvey as the presiding bishop at the Church of St. Patrick.

This coming weekend we celebrate the descent of the Holy Spirit and the birthday of the Church. Pentecost Sunday is also a time to give thanks for our diversity and our many talents and gifts and how we can make use of both in our service of everyone. We celebrate the infusion of the Holy Spirit, the inspiration, the challenge, the moments of insight when we see our full potential and the possibilities for change and growth. We know that we can accomplish so much because we are not alone, and that what and who we are makes total sense. We have come to the end of the 50 day Easter Season, culminating in the experience of the Holy Spirit. St. Luke tells in the Acts of the Apostles how the Spirit came upon the disciples as they were gathering in the Upper Room. As a result the disciples could now proclaim the great deeds of God and the Good News of Jesus, with each one hearing in his or her own language.

As we acknowledge the Holy Spirit alive in our hearts on Pentecost, we encourage ALL of you to wear something RED on Sunday. We will also have the Prayers of the Faithful read in different languages at the Sunday 10 AM and 11 AM Masses. If you would like to pray one of these petitions in your mother tongue, please contact me by email as soon as possible and I will send you a prayer to translate and read. Fr. John Maher is the presider for the 5:45 PM Mass in the Carthusian Chapel of Santa Maria degli Angeli e Martiri and I am the celebrant for both the 9 AM Mass at the Main Altar and the 11 AM Santa Susanna Mass in the Marymount Chapel with Elise Aversa providing hospitality so we will need one more volunteer family. Fr. Steve presides and preaches at the 10 AM Mass at the Basilica of San Camillo de Lellis.

We are still collecting for our Rice Bowl Project for the Refugee Camp in Syria. Your contributions will go specifically to the basic necessities of life: food, milk, blankets and medical equipment. The deadline is May 24. You may turn in your donation via a check or cash. Make checks payable to The Paulist Fathers. If you missed last Sunday’s bulletin with a detailed update about the Refugee Camp and its needs, I can send it to you by email today.

Father Paul Robichaud, the former Rector of Santa Susanna, will be the celebrant at the 10 AM Mass at San Camillo on Sunday, May 31, on the occasion of the fortieth anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood. We will have a special reception after Mass. We hope that as many of you as possible will be able to attend and join in the celebration. Fr. Paul was rector here from 1996 until 2004 and now lives in Washington D.C.

Please remember that information and applications for next year’s Religious Education Program will not be available until July 1. Please tell your friends who are considering enrolling children in this program not to contact us until then. Have a good week. Ciao for now, Father Greg

Our regular 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)

Full Mass times

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