Chiesa Nuova

Chiesa Nuova, Assisi

Chiesa Nuova
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Rich O
Leonardtown, MD14 contributions
Daily Mass was at 6:30pm, one of the latest in Assisi, and usually only has 5-10 people attending. It's a beautiful church for a quiet daily Mass. It's a small, but gorgeous church worth visiting.
Written September 3, 2019
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SoCalOregonian
Murrieta, CA9,812 contributions
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This church, built by the Franciscans, is on the supposed site of the birth house of St. Francis. Construction was started in 1615 and consecrated in 1691. Built in a Greek cross design, the Nave and transepts are the same size. Inside the church is the stairwell in which his father imprisoned St. Francis. Later released by his mother.
The steps behind the Cappella dell’Immacolata lead to the entrance of the family home.
If you ask the Friar on duty politely he may allow you to take photos.
Written May 28, 2019
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TravelingDeacon
Dothan, AL692 contributions
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This small church is covered with Frescos to view on the life of S. Francis. It's very quiet and much less visited than the other churches in Assisi.
Great for meditation.
Written April 5, 2019
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Heather L
Townsville, Australia41 contributions
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This is not a big tourist attractions, it is just the kind of church I love. Simple, beautiful, homely. It is a place I would use to contemplate and just BE. Restrictions are minimal and just what one would expect in a church anyway.
Written September 29, 2018
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K154IRrobertp
235 contributions
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This is the historical religious birthplace of Saint Francis. It covers the home of Pietro di Bernardone, Saint Francis' father. It includes the small cell that his father locked him in to prevent him from continuing with his fledgling religious ministry.
Written October 26, 2017
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liyana1987
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia210 contributions
Family
A small church in Assisi. It is considered a new church even though it was built close to 300 years ago. Here you will find the home of St. Francis and the prison where his mother (or father?) held him captive. Some parts of the church were under renovation when I visited, however I still had a pleasant experience as the church was not crowded with tourists.
Written December 25, 2016
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Pinkertonx
Hereford, UK1,595 contributions
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Still under renovation but the room where St. Frances' father held him captive remains on display. Lovely side chapels and late Renaissance architecture
Written July 11, 2016
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Karen S
Williamsport, PA5 contributions
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Amazing church preserving the early life of St. Francis. A restoration is in progress, but you can see the boyhood doorway of St. Francis, his father's warehouse, and the cell his father imprisoned St. Francis.
Written October 6, 2014
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Virginia35 contributions
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This church was built on top of the places that St Francis lived....and also where he was imprisoned by his father. There are great corridors that show where he was and also where his father worked. It has the main family house right behind it. Whats amazing about this church is that there is Eucharistic Adoration frequently throughout the week. A beautiful church to visit! (Don't miss the statues of St Francis' parents right outside the church) :)
Written September 3, 2013
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Linda D
Cheshire, UK116 contributions
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This is church is the original home of St. Francis. The moving part of this church is the cell which is said to be the place where St Francis was imprisoned by his father for giving his belongings away, it is so tiny.
Written August 7, 2013
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