… and what is a quadriporticus? The open-air area in front of the basilica.

The project was completed thanks to the work of Fr. Markus Muff, the European Director of Development at Sant’Anselmo, and Massimo Giovannini the lead contractor on the reconstruction project, The financing was made possible by the generous donations of our benefactors from Foundation Benedict Lucerne, Switzerland.

Foundation Benedict is a charitable foundation raising funds to support projects around the world that are guided by the Rule of Saint Benedict. The focus of their work is the promotion of science and education and monument preservation. In particular, they promote the work of the International Benedictine Atheneum and College of Sant’Anselmo in Rome.

Foundation Benedict Lucerne