Sanctuary ‘Our Lady of Mercy’

Sanctuary ‘Our Lady of Mercy’

A pilgrimage site since the 17th century, it stands on the site of a shrine which contained the miraculous image of the Virgin Mary.

Its construction began in 1640 and lasted until 1769 when the abbot Francesco Stacca completed work on the church, employing the skills of Giovanni Biagio Amico, architect , and Domenico La Bruna, a painter- both natives of Trapani.
The simple façade is marked only by the cantonal and the portal with fragmentary gables.

The interior, with its single aisle safeguards on the main altar, a valuable painting by Andrea Carreca (Trapani 1590 ca.-1670) depicting ‘Our Lady of Mercy’.

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