Official website of the Diocesan Shrine ROSA MYSTICA - MOTHER OF THE CHURCH, Fontanelle di Montichiari

Place of Devotion

The places of devotion of Rosa Mystica in Montichiari. The old hospital, the Cathedral, Fontenelle, Pierina Gilli’s home, Pierina Gilli’s grave

Cathedral of Montichiari

The Cathedral of Montichiari is an estimable work of the Lombard eighteenth century .

Rich in history and art, dedicated to the Lady of the Assumption, it would have been the place of the presumed apparitions of  Rosa Mystica for four times in  1947, the most important on 8th December, feast of the Immaculate Conception, when the devotion of the Hour of Grace would have been asked.

The cathedral became an Abbey thanks to Pope Paolo VI, and represents one of the fundamental places for the development of the pity and faith of the town. Attracted by its beauty, by the charm of its harmonic architecture, by the several works of art and, above all, by the wooden statue of  Mary Rosa Mystica, engraved  on his  knees by the artist Perathoner from Upper Adige. The Virgin Mary descends the staircase strewn with roses, symbol of the graces She spread on the faithful.

In the heart of the historical centre, the cathedral is in an optimal position to be reached.

Duomo di Montichiari


Fontanelle is a place in open country, three kilometres far from  Montichiari. Its name comes from the  little springs  which flow in this place.

Thanks to the intervention of the Diocese of Brescia and to the commitment of many lay volunteers, Fontanelle became a place of worship and Marian devotion, where the pilgrims can restore their souls and meet the God’s Grace.

Località Fontanelle

April 17th 1966-2016  Fifty years in prayer with Maria Rosa Mystica

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Prayer meeting of the Cingalese people

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Photo gallery 2018

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