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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. Very special Used Book Sale, October 22-31, during regular opening hours: 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 10:30 AM. Please click here to order Papal Wednesday morning Audience Tickets for October 29, November 5, 12, 19 and 26, and December 3, 10 and 17 (no audiences on December 24 or 31).

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 November 2, 2014, posted October 27):

Dear Parishioners, Family, Friends and Alumni,

Greetings on this beautiful last week of October. This coming weekend, we celebrate the double feasts of All Saints and All Souls. All Saints is a holy day in which we look at what it means to be a saint. Our model is always Jesus who said Serve others as I have served you. He is also our constant encouragement, who reminds us that the saint is the person who knows that in the commonest circumstances at this particular moment there are just as many opportunities to serve the Lord as anywhere else at any other time in history. So come and join us as we celebrate All Saints on Friday evening at 6 PM at St. Patrick’s Church on via Boncompagni or on Saturday morning, November 1, at 10 at San Camillo de Lellis.

On Saturday evening and Sunday morning, we celebrate the Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed, or All Souls. We pay respect and remember the souls of all our friends and loved ones who have died and continue their journey to meet God face to face in heaven. Why and how do we as Church remember our dead? How are those who have gone before us still part of our lives? As Christians we believe that life is changed, not ended, when we die. For the weekend Masses, Deacon Gregg Bronsema will be the homilist for the Saturday 5:45 PM Mass and the Sunday 9 AM Mass, both at Santa Maria degli Angeli, with myself and Fr. Clyde as presiders. I am the presider and homilist at the 10 AM Mass at San Camillo. Fr. Steve is the celebrant for the Sunday 11 AM Mass in the Marymount Chapel, with Emma and Nolan Waugh serving and the Buscarini and Mongiello Families providing treats.

The Social Justice Committee is seeking volunteers to work at the Caritas Food Kitchen on the Colle Oppio on this coming Saturday, November First, All Saints Day, from 10:15 until 3:30 PM.. If you can participate, please send me an email or write to Marjie,

The St. Nicholas Charity Serata is Saturday, December 6. Tickets go on sale on the first day of November. When you have your auction donations ready, please send me an email. All donations should be brand new, and especially appealing so that people will bid against each other. We have already received some wonderful gifts, but we need many more if the Serata will be successful. If you need a donation request letter in either Italian or English, let me know and I can send you the newest corrected version by email or give you a hard copy in person. And do not forget to sell your raffle tickets. Remember that the Serata is an elegant Sit-Down Dinner, Dance, Auction and Raffle, and that all the proceeds go directly to nine Roman Charities.

Our Adult Scripture Course continues on Mondays, at 6:30 PM, following our S. Susanna 6 PM Mass at St. Patrick’s Church. “A Journey in the Book of Hebrews: Perspectives in Commentary, Liturgy and Art” is taught by Deacon Gregg Bronsema and Third Seminarian Mr. Sean De Witt in the conference room below St. Patrick’s. Our final Spiritual Walking Tour is Tuesday, October 28. The tour is nearly filled, and those signed up remember to meet me at the Obelisk at 9:00 AM sharp. 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, Our next Family Based Religious Education session is Saturday, November 15, at 3.30 PM. Have a very good week and I look forward to seeing all of you very soon. Ciao for now, Father Greg

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