Sunday, October 20: Report on Day 3 in Rome

St. Peter’s for Mass. Then lunch and walking, praying, and discovering more churches. It seems that the number of churches in Rome is almost infinite. Just when you think you’ve seen the most beautiful one, the next one takes your breath away.

In line to enter St. Peter's Sunday Morning for Mass

In line to enter St. Peter’s Sunday Morning for Mass

Beneath the dome and great baldacchino of St. Peter's Basilica

Beneath the dome and great baldacchino of St. Peter’s Basilica

We exited St. Peter's in time to *hear* Pope Francis at the Sunday Angelus (and receive his blessing); we did not see him, however -- only barely seeing the window from this perspective

We exited St. Peter’s in time to *hear* Pope Francis at the Sunday Angelus (and receive his blessing); we did not see him, however — only barely seeing the window from this perspective

The incredible ancient mosaics of Santa Maria in Trastevere

The incredible ancient mosaics of Santa Maria in Trastevere

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Chiesa S. Angelo in Peschiera (consecrated to Saint Michael the Archangel); in the Jewish Ghetto

Chiesa S. Angelo in Peschiera (consecrated to Saint Michael the Archangel); in the Jewish Ghetto

Santa Maria in Sopra Minerva; the tomb of St. Catherine of Siena

Santa Maria in Sopra Minerva; the tomb of St. Catherine of Siena

Sauteed mussels and clams

Sauteed mussels and clams

Veal piccata

Veal piccata

Grilled scampi

Grilled scampi

Beneath San Silvestro in Capite

Beneath San Silvestro in Capite

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