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The Fossati Brothers

The Fossati Brothers Exhibition Swiss Architects from Morcote to Istanbul The exhibition opening time: October | every day | 14.30  – 17.30 11.2021- 09.2022 | Friday, Saturday, Sunday | 14.30  – 17.30 @ Sen Piyer Kilisesi | Galata Kulesi sk. 26 | Beyoğlu To book a visit: info@senpiyer.org free entry   The exhibition is part of the broader initiative “The …

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The Name of the Rose: Middle Ages betrayed and translated

The Name of the Rose: “a Middle Age betrayed or translated?” Two video conferences (in Italian and Turkish) 41 year after its first edition, the Italian Cultural Center of Istanbul and DoSt-I have organized two talks to discover the magic of the Namen of the Rose. In the first meeting Marco Rainini, who teaches History …

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Fossati 180

Fossati 180 A restoration project 2023 will mark 180 years since the construction of the church of Sen Piyer & 140 years since the death of Gaspare Fossati.To commemorate him, the Dominican Friars together with the Swiss Consulate of Istanbul wish to restore his church and open the affiliated priory to the public again by …

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Translating History

Translating History The Name of the Rose: “A translated and betrayed Middle Age?” DoSt-I and the Italian Cultural Centre celebrate the 41 years since the publication of the Name of the Rose with two zoom events. In the second event, Anna Maria Lorusso, teacher of Semiology at the Bologna University, e Betül Parlak Cengiz, translator of …

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Easter Mass Schedule

Holy Week Mass Schedule Palm SundayMarch 24, 202118:00 Sen Piyer Kilisesi, Galata Kulesi sokak (Turkish and French) Holy ThursdayApril 1, 202118:00 Sen Piyer Kilisesi, Galata Kulesi sokak (Turkish and French)18:00 Bakırköy Rosaryo Kilisesi, Rüya sokak (Turkish) Good Friday – Adoration of the CrossApri 2, 202118:00 Sen Piyer Kilisesi, Galata Kulesi sokak (Turkish and French)18:00 Bakırköy Rosaryo Kilisesi, Rüya sokak (Turkish) Easter VigilApril 3, 202118:00 Sen Piyer …

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St. Catherine

St. Catherine of Siena The Dominican Saints of the Church of Sen Piyer Saint Catherine (1347-1380) was born in Siena (Italy). At the age of 12, she rejected an arranged marriage because she wanted to devote herself completely to God. She wanted to join the group of blessed Dominican widows (veiled). Although the abbess of the …

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St Vincent Ferrer

St Vincent Ferrer The Dominican Saints of the Church of Sen Piyer St. Vincent Ferrer (1350-1419) was born in Valencia (Spain). He travelled all over Europe, calling tirelessly for people to renounce sin, carrying out miraculous healing and announcing the Divine Judgement. Iconography The painting shows St. Vincent healing a paralysed patient. A flame above …

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Saint Hyacinth

Saint Hyacinth The saints of the church of Sen Piyer Saint Hyacinth (1183-1257) was born in Silesia (Poland). After his religious education, he met St. Dominic in Bologna and decided to enter his religious order. He founded a monastery in Poland and a few in Kiev.. IconographyThe painting depicts the story of the rescue of …

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