Celebrated at the Sanctuary
10th – Celebration of the Birthday of St. Philomena
with local external celebration and fireworks.
Second Sunday – Feast of the Patronage and the Annual Blessing of the Oil. Morning procession to the 10 am Mass and Blessing of the Oil with the Bishop.
25th – Discovery of the body of Saint Philomena in the Catacombs of St. Priscilla in Rome.
Solemn Mass at 10 am and 7 pm
Second Sunday – Feast Celebration of St. Anthony
Weekend of external festivities with Solemn Mass Celebrations.
Second Sunday – Feast Celebrations of Our Lady of Grace. Weekend of external festivities with Solemn Mass Celebrations.
St. Philomena Feast Celebrations all month.
Feast celebrations begin on the 10th through the second Sunday. With external festivities, processions and Solemn Mass celebrations.
10th – Liturgical Feast of St. Philomena within the local diocese of Nola. Translation of the Sacred Relics from Rome to Mugnano.
11th – Worldwide Feast day of St. Philomena.
Second Sunday – Principle Feast Celebrations.
Morning of Battenti processions – not to be missed! Afternoon procession of the Miraculous Statue throughout the town, ending with solemn Mass.
13th – Celebration of the name of Philomena within Italy. Known as “Onomastico.”
Last Sunday – Consecration of children to
St. Philomena, continuously throughout the day