Padre Matteo Ricci
 

In the Service of the Lord of Heaven

Diocesan Exhibition on Matteo Ricci

 
Manifesto della mostra con immagine di Matteo Ricci
 
Venue
 
Macerata, Crypt of the Cathedral of Saint Julian
 
 
Period
 
6th of November, 2009 - 31st of December 2010
 
 
Opening
 
6th of November, 2009 - 6.00pm
 
 
Organized by
 
  • Diocese of Macerata-Tolentino-Recanati-Cingoli-Treia
  • Collaboration: Committee for the Celebrations of the IV Centenary of the Death of Father Matteo Ricci
  • Contribution: International Foundation Padre Matteo Ricci of Macerata
  • Organization: Artifex
 
 
Timetable
 
 
 
Information and reservations
 

tel. 0733.291390

mail. mostrapmr@diocesimacerata.it

 
 
 

Exhibition tour

The Exhibition is made of 30 photographic panels supplied with texts (soon in English and Chinese, too) that illustrate the stages of Ricci's life e the various steps of his mission.


The Exhibition is divided in four sections:


1 - education of young Ricci

2 - historic and social context of Ming Empire

3 - missionary method of Ricci

4 - Chinese rites controversy


The aim of the exhibition is the spread of the extraordinary example of Father Matteo Ricci, through a simple but not simplistic language: moreover, there are many passages from his works, that will allow the visitor to enter a universe of multiple presences, from which the heritage of Li Madou erects with all its deep humanity and intense spirituality.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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