Christmas in Venice


It’s almost midnight and the beautiful sound of the bells of the Basilica of San Marco in Venice center, fills the air of serenity. Announce that the Mass is about to begin, involving the whole town in this spiritual ceremony. The priests have been there already hacevarias hours, in preparation for this Holy Mass, celebrating Christmas. Catholic devotees start coming in, flooding the floor of this beautiful geometric basilica.

Tourists, local kids running and babies sleeping together enjoying this happy celebration. The walls shine golden mosaics and precious jewels stand out as wonderful. The Ascension Dome dominates the landscape. Thousands of flickering candles illuminate the face of Christ Pantrocrator, creator of the universe.

Venice is a precious jewel. Why losing a magnificent spectacle?