The Beatification of Paul VI: a Simple Guide to a Momentous Occasion


Beatification, which could be likened in gravitas to a papal election, is a moment of joy and celebration for the Vatican and the Catholic community all around the world. Thousands of devotees make a pilgrimage to Rome to witness this memorable event. The upcoming Beatification of Paul VI will take place on October 19th – here’s what you need...

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Last Supper Tops “2013 Things to See Before They Disappear”…Again!


The Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan. One of the most studied and respected pieces of art in the western world is in danger of disappearing - and this is not new news to art lovers and historians of the past five centuries. The famed Last Supper, considered by many as the ultimate stroke of artistic genius by none other than the...

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Don’t Wait In Line For Uffizi Tickets


If you are traveling to Italy and plan to spend time in Florence, you should take a moment to visit the Uffizi Gallery. As one of Italy's premiere art museums, this is truly a must-see. The only drawback is that oftentimes, you will have to wait in line to purchase your tickets, wasting a good portion of your day standing in line! Get Your Uffizi...

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