Feast of Santa Cristina of Bolsena (VT): June 23 and 24, 2016

The annual feast in honor of Santa Cristina of Bolsena, venerated in the catacomb of Santa Cristina, will be held on July 23 and 24, 2016.  The schedule of the ancient ritual of the "Mysteries" (misteri), which depict her various trials and martyrdom, begins the evening of the 23 and continues the next morning.  Other program highlights:
July 23 at 10 p.m.: The saint's statue is carried in procession from the Basilica di S. Cristina to the church of SS. Salvatore, as the "Mysteries" are enacted.
July 24 at 10 a.m.: Grand procession and enactment.
July 24 at midnight: Fireworks display over lake (Lago di Bolsena).
For visits to the Catacomb of Santa Cristina, click here.