Saint Mary Major

the front of Saint Mary Major; photographed by Jack Curran, Dember 2005; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsArticle

The Liberian Basilica. One of the principal patriarchal basilicas in Rome, it dates from the 4th century. It is adorned with interesting mosaics of biblical subjects, and on the two sides are two chapels with cupolas. The baldachin of the high altar is supported by four porphyry columns.

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Mary Major“. CatholicSaints.Info. 17 September 2018. Web. 2 April 2020. <>