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Convent of San Mauro

Convent of San Mauro

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Saint Mauro church is located in San Giovanni street, in the suburb of Villanova. The church is officiated by the Franciscan Order of Friars Minor, that live in the near convent.
Convent of San Mauro

The church was founded with the convent in 1646 by the canon Francesco Gaviano. It was called the Church of San Mauro in honour of the martyr whose relics were found in the necropolis of the basilica of San Saturnino . It is an area previously occupied by a church dedicated to the Virgin of Health. The convent includes an interesting porticoed cloister, in the center of which there is a tank used for collecting water. The novitiate and the study of theology are located in the convent of the church.

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