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Typology: Non Parish Church

Address

Address: Via di San Paolo della Croce, 10
Zone: Rione Celio (Terme di Caracalla) (Roma centro)

Contacts

Telephone: 06 35420529 - 06 52725090

Opening times

For the timetable of the masses and the visiting conditions, please contact the Curia Generalizia Dell'Ordine Della Ss.Trinità

Description

In 1207 Innocenzo III granted the nun monkGiovanni Matha, founder of the Ordine dei Trinitari, a monastery built in C. XInearby the arch of Dolabella and Siliano. The nun monk transformed themonastery into a hospital with a church annexed and named after S. Tommaso inFormis (corruption of the word fornix, vault). After a period ofdecline, the entire complex was managed by the Capitolo Vaticano in 1389. In1663 restoration works were implemented and the church was provided with a newfacade. In 1898 the church was given back to the Trinitari who reopened it tocult in 1926. The little seventeenth-century-little façadeopens up in the middle with a portal surmounted by a triangular tympanum. The interior embodies a unique nave with afrescoed vault. On the altars one can find masterpiece by Sermoneta (1521-1580)dating back to C. XVI.
Last checked: 2021-04-12 15:58