San Gregorio Magno al Celio

San Gregorio Magno al Celio, also known as San Gregorio al Celio or simply San Gregorio, is a church in Rome, Italy, which is part of a monastery of monks of the Camaldolese branch of the Benedictine Order. On March 10, 2012, the 1,000th anniversary of the founding of the Camaldolese in 1012 was celebrated here at a Vespers service attended by Anglican and Catholic prelates and jointly led by Pope Benedict XVI and Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury.

San Gregorio Magno al Celio
Church of Saints Andrew and Gregory the Great on the Caelian Hill
Chiesa dei Santi Andrea e Gregorio al Monte Celio
Stair and external façade of San Gregorio Magno al Celio, by Giovanni Battista Soria, 1629–33
San Gregorio Magno al Celio
San Gregorio Magno al Celio
41°53′08″N 12°29′26″E
LocationPadri Camaldolesi Piazza di San Gregorio al Celio 1, Rome
CountryItaly
Language(s)Italian
DenominationCatholic
TraditionRoman Rite
History
Statustitular church
DedicationAndrew the Apostle and Pope Saint Gregory I the Great
Architecture
Functional statustitular church
Architect(s)Giovanni Battista Soria
Francesco Ferrari
StyleBaroque
Groundbreaking6th century AD
Completed1633
Administration
DioceseRome

San Gregorio is located on the Caelian Hill, in front of the Palatine. Next to the basilica and monastery is a convent of nuns and a homeless shelter run by Mother Teresa of Calcutta's congregation, the Missionaries of Charity.[1]