Church and convent of St. Francis


Church and convent of St. Francis
Between 1215 and 1216 St. Francis was a guest at the home of the Earls of Celano who at that time lived in the castle of Gagliano and made him a gift of a small church dedicated to Santa Maria, so he could have a place of meditation for himself and his brothers. Over the years, the brothers wanting to enlarge the small church, built a larger one which they then dedicated to the Holy...