Cagliari - The Shrine
As you can see in the photo, the Shrine is simple and there is no work
of art. We want to point out only the most remarkable things from the historical
and devotional point of view.
The right side
«Cappella dell'Immacolata»: in the middle you can see the
sarcophagus containing the body of Br Nicola da Gesturi (1882-1958), a Servant
The left side
In the middle of the wall, there's an ancient Crucifix and a fresco
by G. Argiolas, a famous Sardinian artist.
In the background, on the left is the Shrine. In the middle you can see
a glass "casket" with the body of St. Ignazio da Laconi.
On the walls and on the cupola mosaics by A. Gatto, a Venetian artist representing
episodes of the Saint's life.
Finally, on the left of the shrine, there is a door reaching to the Saint's
cell, once belonging to the ancient "Convent".
For information contact
P. MARCO TARCISIO MASCIA