This is one of the three churches, at or near Assisi, Italy, which were rebuilt by Saint Francis of Assisi. This old church, just like the holy chapel at Loreto, is enclosed in the middle of a spacious church, annexed to a large convent.

MLA Citation

  • Father James J McGovern. “Portiuncula”. Catholic Pocket Dictionary, 1906. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 November 2019. Web. 7 March 2021. <>