Holy House of Loreto

[translation of the Holy House of Loreto]Memorial


The feast is so named from the tradition that the house where the Holy Family lived in Nazareth, was transported by angels to the city of Loreto, Italy. The Holy House is now encased by a basilica. It has been one of the famous shrines of the Blessed Virgin since the 13th century.

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MLA Citation

  • “Holy House of Loreto“. Saints.SQPN.com. 9 December 2013. Web. 22 November 2014. <>