Festa del Rosario

The Festa del Rosario at the church of Santa Maria del Rosario in Venice.
Santa Maria del Rosario
Today is the Festa del Rosario (Feast of the Rosary) and, needless to say, the church of Santa Maria del Rosario (aka I Gesuati) is celebrating in style. 
The church of Santa Maria del Rosario, Venice
Santa Maria del Rosario
The church belongs to the Dominican order and, according to tradition, the idea of the rosary was given to Saint Dominic in 1214, during an apparition of the Virgin Mary.  

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