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CHURCHES IN WHICH TO SAY "I DOOOO . . . ." !
Travelling around the region we have discovered some beautiful churches which would be sure to delight family & friends on your wedding day....other than you looking stunning, of course!
All very different styles but each located in close proximity to suitable reception venues.
This is San Benedetto Church in the Medieval Borgo of Frosinone. For us the key feature is the ceiling and cupola in blue/green pastels. There is a small curious portrait from the 16th century inside of the "Madonna del Buon Consiglio" (loosely translates as the "Virgin Mary of Good Advice"). Legend has it that on 10th July 1796 a miracle occurred - the Madonna opened her eyes and looked at the parishoners, her eyes were the colour vermillion and the left eye had tears whereas the right eye remained dry: this phenomenon continued for 6 months. The church's priest - seeing an opportunity - "strongly encouraged" his flock to make generous donations in return for being allowed to view the portrait. His plan worked like a charm and he collected enough money to be able to make much needed repairs to the church and to have a very elaborate frame built for the painting. The church is mentioned in records dating back to 1134, however, the church we see today is the restructured version (work carried out between 1750-1797).
The church is at a high point overlooking the valley and the piazza is large enough for guests to mingle (and throw uncooked rice at you), but there aren't many places - if you were doing 'Italian traditional' - for your wedding photographer to work his/her magic, so we would suggest that be done in the grounds of your chosen reception venue.
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