Exhibition of sacred art in Salerno dedicated to Madonna del Carmine

La Madonna del Carmine

An sacred art exhibition of paintings of seventeenth and eighteenth century school (among which stands out the “Sapietia Carmeli” of Pope John Paul II) dedicated to the Madonna del Carmine: will be inaugurated Wednesday, April 22 (at 17:00), in hall of primary school “Medaglie d’Oro in via Paolo Vocca in Salerno. Organized by the “Galleria del Carmine” of Salerno, together with the school Medaglie d’Oro and the school “Ferdinando II di Borbone” of Scafati (Sa), the exposure (pointing, actually, to celebrate the Queen of Heaven, the Madonna of Mount Carmel), will be open until Friday, May 8 (excluding holidays), from 17 to 19.30.
The devotion of the Madonna del Carmine is a very ancient form of worship dating back to the jubilee year 1500, when a group of devotees residing in the district Mercato in Naples wanted to organize a pilgrimage to Rome in processions of the icon of the Madonna del Carmine called “La Bruna”, venerated in the nearby Basilica-Sanctuary of Carmine Maggiore in Naples (the church of bell tower of fra’ Nuvolo). [charme-gallery]