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Chiesa di Santa Maria in Vado, Ferrara

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Santa Maria in Vado is a church located on Via Borgovado number 3 in Ferrara, Region of Emilia-Romagna, Italy.HistoryThe church derives its name from a guado or fording that was located nearby. A church at the site was documented since the tenth century, but on Easter of 1171, a miracle occurred when blood spouted from the eucharist during consecration. This made the church an object of pilgrimage. This miracle that appears to confirm transubstantiation resembles the subsequent events depicted in The Mass at Bolsena by Raphael.Reconstruction was started in 1495 under the patronage of Ercole de' Roberti under the designs of Biagio Rossetti. The church was included in the zone known as the Addizione Erculea. The church contains paintings by Carlo Bononi, Camillo Filippi, Prospero Fontana, Giuseppe Antonio Ghedini, and Domenico Mona.
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  • the old church called Santa Maria in Ford, then in vado is one of the few sanctuaries accredited and recognized by the SRC. During Easter 1171 the officiant breaking what at the time was a cake (the host) was stunned together with the faithful as living blood splashed by the same Blessed of God's son. The chapel of the miracle can be visited by going by two staircases. In addition to simbolidella the passion and death of Christ we can admire still stains of blood. Several Popes have acknowledged with bubbles and decrees this miracle. The last Pope who came to pray was St. John Paul II in September 1990 during his visit to Ferrara.
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  • Not quite in the Center, but the walk to get there is to breathe the air of the city, with its narrow streets and its courses. Must see if you are religious, for a visit to the chapel of the Eucharistic Miracle.
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  • Beautiful, indeed wonderful Church downtown, definitely better than the Cathedral. Recommend a visit before or after that of Schifanoia Palace located within walking distance. Remarkable artistic and spiritual heritage, seem to jump directly to 1600. It seems she got new life, than the pictures in the internet, found it to be clean, tidy and definitely improved. The Basilica of Santa Maria in Vado is open most of the day, is entrusted to a young society with great priests, there is always a priest for confession or also to speak. During the week at 8 there is the mass in the ancient rite, at 18 in Italian, Sundays at 8.30 and 10.30 in Italian, at 18 in Latin. I would definitely recommend a visit!
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  • Beautiful.
  • Igreja belíssima com um milagre eucarístico do sangue de Jesus. Muitos frescos e altar com esplendorosa tela do século XVI com a Anunciação. Missa na Forma Extraordinária do Rito Romano. Messa nella Forma Straordinaria del Rito Romano Mass in the Extraordinary Form in latin.
  • Beautiful church, to see the Eucharistic Miracle
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  • Is gorgeous as the city of Ferrara! 💖
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