of the holy octave seen done from the illustrissimo and reverendissimo bishop
of Larino Mons. Giovanni Andrea TRIA.
Year 1734 the day 30 November.
The eminent don Giovanni Andrea Tria, bishop of Larino,
as well as baron of dawn Ururi, after to have finished the visit to Ripabottoni
(there after to have read the itinerary before the palace baronale urged
the people and the clergy to continue the intense activities of the church
matrix) it is directed verse Morrone, where arrived towards the ventiduesima
now (16) welcomed from the sound of the bells. Before the door of the country
to wait for it there were the arciprete, the clergy and the population. Recatosi in church and after to have recited the usual prayers, was lead
at home of the sig. Filippo Mastrandrea.
1° December 1734
morning soon, it is brought in the church matrix (Holy Greater Maria) in
private shape, visited dressed it with the shortest clothing and recited
the prayers for the liberation of the souls of the dead.
It begins so the description of everything that was yourselves
in the church.
OF THE SACRAMENT OF THE EUCARISTIA.
Itself preserve in the actual tabernacolo, with its door
of copper golden cupreo to the German (so said), they are yourselves two pissidi of silver with the cups.
It is place to the end of the central nave to the entrance
of the door of
the church that gives on a small, but decent plain, and enters for two step
of stone. The source is placed on a column of stone. The ciborio is of wood
of walnut carved, in it is yourselves all the necessary one for the administration
of the battesimo.
OF THE HOLY OLI.
The holy oli preserve themselves in a good armadio excavated
in the pillar of the side of the epistole of the greater altar, in which
preserve themselves sacred varieties reliquie, closed in a capsule of ivory,
bound with a red thread of silk with the I seal of mons. Carlo Maria Planet,
already bishop of Larino, imprinted in red appearance ispanica. The bishop
after to have examined them the ricollocò again in the capsule, the locks
with the actual one I seal and for tradition itself tramandano that is furono
there transported from the monastery abolished of San Roberto of the order
of the Celestiniani. It follows the list of the reliquie:
Of S. Mauro abbot, S. Smaller Giacomo, holy Maria Maddalena, Holy
Daisy virgin and martyr, S. Mercury martyr, S. Holy abbot, Holy Agata virgin
and martyr, S. Lazzaro bishop, S. Vincenzo martyr, S. Calm martyr, Holy Caterina virgin and martyr, of the tuniche and of the stick of San Celestino,
of a San Crisanto and Holy Gilds virgin and martyr.
The bishop order that itself facessero two reliquiari
of the height of two palms and means (66 cm) for collocarvi in is the sacred reliquie and those of the glorious San Lazzaro.
OF THE CHAIRS CONFESSIONALI.
Ve are of it four, of good invoice, placed in the church.
OF THE BURIALS.
In this church they are yourselves different burials,
is deprived that communes, beyond those of the ecclesiastical, already for
a previous order laughs at the shapes indicated from the sacred rents.
OF THE CEMETERY.
It is place behind the coro, but not of the due shapes,
it is tolerated for the too necessary expenditures for the intense activities
of everything the church.
OF THE CAMPANILE.
is place to head of the side nave of the side of the epistole of the greater
altar from the side of the coro.
They are yourselves three bells and an of big weight, holy everything to
care of the bishop, already in 1730.
The bishop order that it is continued and itself desse you finish to the
factory of the campanile.
THE ALTAR GREATER .
Aforementioned altar is of marmo intarsiato and built
with art in 1730 door the signs of the bishop. It is place under the greater
arc dedicated to Holy Greater and Holy Maria Maria to whose Nives party
is celebrated 5 August every year. It was consacrato together to the church
in 1730. The altar is identical to that of the convento of San Nazzario.
ALTAR OF SAN MODEST .
It is the first altar I post in the side nave of the
side of the gospel of the greater altar. It is raised in honor of Modest
San martyr main patrono of the same country, whose party is celebrated october
2. In it you have raised the confraternita under the same title with the
use of the white bag without mozzetta. The administration of the assets
is held from a special prosecutor that the expenditures authorizes of it.
It has burdens of mass, is of style to The Romans.
ALTAR OF SAN GIUSEPPE.
It follows the previous altar in the same like nave of
style to The Romans. It is led by an actual prosecutor.
ALTAR OF HOLY MARIA OF COSTANTINOPOLI.
Questo altar follows in the church the side nave. It
is led by an actual prosecutor, its party is celebrated the second one sunday
after the Pentecoste.
ALTAR OF SANT'ANTONIO OF PADUA.
Questo altar is built like the other but is the first
one in the other nave of the epistole of the greater altar. It is led by
an actual prosecutor. Finding itself without prosecutor, itself destiny
to such effect the reverend don Giuseppe Matter with faculty to go questuando
in benefit of aforementioned altar a time to week, that is to say the Friday.
OF THE ALTAR OF THE SS. MO ROSARY.
Questo altar is the successive one in the same nave,
an its prosecutor leads by. You have raised the confraternita of men and
women with a lot of burdens of mass. The members and registered them reunite
themselves festive every day of precept for the spiritual exercises, under
the direction of the spiritual Father in the church of San Giacomo, but
being this almost uninhabitable, for plea of don Giovanni Mastrandrea, by
name actual and of all of the members the bishop order: that the brothers
and the sisters of the congregazione of the SS. MO rosary being the want
and the dampnessAlmost uninhabitable, they were able to agree in the church
matrix and before the altar of the SS. MO Rosary for spiritual their function
that want to do in the days of precept warn that does not be of obstacle
to the reverend clergy.
OF THE ALTAR OF SAINT MARIA OF THE
It follows in the same nave questo altar built on the
style of the other. It is of patronage of the family Of The Old one to expenditures
of which if it the 2 August party of every year celebrates of it. In the
same altar for its icons it is yourselves the image of the souls of the purgatorio in vote of which with the thoughtful elemosine the monday in
the churches parrocchiali of the diocesi is celebrated the mass. The bishop
order that go begging festive every day for the souls of the purgatorio,
with it begs, it is made the monday a funeral in vote of the souls of the purgatorio and those advancing preserve to do themselves a capital et to
such effect itself destiny prosecutor me Leonardo Mastromonaco with everything
the necessary faculty timely et and specially those of questuare, with that
to should give the account to
OF THE PROUD ONE OF SAN AIM OF BISHOP NICOLA.
Questo is the last altar of the same upright nave like
the precedents. It is of patronage of the family of the Old one, to the
moment entrusted at Domenico Antonio of the Old one, too its assets.
OF THE CORO.
It is place behind the greater altar between the sacrario
and the campanile. They are yourselves unanimous twenty two chairs, or stalemates,
with before seats and genuflessori in the means is yourselves the chair vescovile with actual throne and genuflessori. The coro is provided of everything,
vale to say of unanimous books, martirologio (life of the Holy) and of the direttorio of the coro with lectern of walnut.
OF THE SACRARIO.
It is place next to the coro and is at head of the central
nave of the side of the gospel of the central altar.
OF THE CHURCH IN GENERAL.
This ancient church of structure gothic upright in honor
of Holy Greater Maria is at three naves. Since it was rather narrow and
the three naves difforme threatened to ruin it, in 1718 for plea of the
reverend don Nicola Simonelli of Casacalenda, arciprete of the same diocesi,
to the time that was bishop of Larino mon. Carlo Maria Pianetta, the church
was demolished and in the month of March was givened beginning to the new
factory with the pose of the first holy stone from the same arciprete, is
with the actual revenue of the church is for the competition of the people.
It is a church to three tuscan naves of order (like call it) ended in 1730,
when was raised also the greater altar of marmo and all the other altars
already indicated of the same style and with icons of excellent quality
of the same painter and subsequently provided of everything the other necessary,
that is to say of the pulpit of walnut, of the throne vescovile with its
chair mail oppositewith the church how it is read in the enrolment to the
first pillar of the entrance of the church to the right with the following
D. Or. M. TEMPLUM HOC EIUSQUE ALTAR NUPER FUNDITUS CONSTRUCTUM
SANCTE MARIE MAIORI DICATUM IOANNES ANDREA Tria EPISCOPUS LARINEN SOLEMNI
PUMPS, ET RITU AND SACRED REDDIDIT SACRATISSIMUM GODS XXIX OCTOBRIS MDCCXXX
(1730) TRANSLATO CRAZY EJUS TO DIEM XX OCTOBRIS ITS CUM OCTAVA.
It has transcribed the enrolment because be is not carved,
but alone written with the ink on pillar to maintain the memory in the time
of the consacrazione of the church. The bishop order: that in a tombstone
of marmo of palms three of height and two of length is carved the words
that carry the memory of the consacrazione of the church and of the altar
and of the celebration of the party.
Being be finished lately the foot of the organ above the door of be church
with its compass of wood be painted green color ancient. That finished the
expenditure of the factory of the campanile you are changed the old organ
with another novelty.
OF THE REVEREND CLERGY.
Rev. Don Nicola Simonelli arciprete,
Ven. don Filippo Mastrandrea,
Ven. don Giovanni Mastrandrea,
Ven. don Giuseppe Facenda,
Ven. don Francesco Colasurdo,
Clerico Domenico Antonello says,
Clerico Giorgio Saltarelli,
Sch. Nicola Colasurdo,
Sch. Leonardo Antonello says,
Sch. Giuseppe of Iorio.
OF THE CHURCH OF SAN GIACOMO APOSTLE.
It is also essa on a long plain the road that carries
to the church
Built to a sola nave, rather narrow. In it be furono managed the sacraments
and preserved the what sacramentali to the times of the construction of
the new church mother. His revenues are united to those of the table arcipretale
too burdens and assets. Its party is celebrated to expenditures of the arciprete.
The building is not precarious, but of the dampness is necessary that itself
god I protect. The bishop give order that itself god I protect to the dampness
of the church given back this uninhabitable to cagion of this.
OF THE CHURCH OF SAN ROBERTO.
It is built outside the inhabited and properly under
in locality "the Schiavone". It is to an enough sola nave spacious and it
was some monastery of San Pietro Celestino, of which see themselves famous vestigi near the same church. The monastery was in vitality of the constitution
of Innocenzo X and,
the present one, is grancia of the Venerable priorato of questo you arrange
in "Oppidi Cellis Nisij" (Guglionesi) belonging to the diocesi of Termoli.
From little two statues lignee from there furono transferred and settled
and gilded in the church matrix, that is to say the statue of the happy
Mountain of Virgin Maria Me It It and the statue of San Pietro Celestino
of which itself preserve a reliquia of the Holy one with the indoratura.
And being the church almost inagibile the bishop order:
That the windows or is spiracoli is provided of their
straight line necks vetrate. That it you are turned and upset all of the
roof of goddess church like too that itself scustri et incustri to whitewash
itself the side wall to cornu epistole of the church goddess of altar.
That from the part of outside goddess church towards
the garden itself arricci and itself god I protect that the water its abbi
walk in the pouring of it. That you are beaten down it "cone" (embellishment
altar) that is falling above the greater altar and that it are formed another
altar, beating down itself the first one (to The Romans) of stucco. That
it be provided of a paranza of candelieri, fiascos, jars, cards of prides
lavabo, cross and all crocifisso of wood golden. That it be closed the cappellone
that it was at cornu Evangeli, staying for use of residence for the hermit.
That itself preserves the statue of San Pietro Celestino above the church
mother, ove to the past is found carrying itself in procession to be church
of San Roberto the party may 19 of day that it is celebrated every year
in honor of San Pietro Celestino and that after solennizzata the mass in
that you are returned in procession in mother church goddess. To the church
burdens of mass they are admitted. San Pietro Celestino is the "Compatrono"
of goddess land of Morrone.
OF THE CASALI AND OF THE CHURCHES DIRUTE.
Casalpiano, said also casale of the Madonna is properly
that in which is it already goddess
church of S. Maria of Casalpiano, of which it is not known the period of
the destruction, nevertheless if see of it famous vestigi besides those
of the monastery of the order of S. Blessed that it was near this church, casale of Holy Daisy was in the same zone of long Casalpiano the road that
goes to Castle far away about three hundred steps from the country. Still
it exists the construction, from about 15 years is scoperta, and do not
remain marks of the residences being the territory reduced to coltura and
profitable for the clergy, the inhabitants of questo place for the sacraments
ran back to Holy Maria Casalpiano. Casale of Holy San, was in the same zone
of long Casalpiano the road that carries to Castle far away a better one
from the country.
Casale of Holy Giusta, also it in the zone of Casalpiano
on the road of the Royal Tratturo for Castle, far away about a better one
from the country there is the construction of the church, see themselves
the ruderi of the residences. Casale "Castelionis", it is found in the part meridionale of the country, far away more of three miglia there is the church
with the burials and is of feudal concern of the baron of Morrone see themselves
also restive of residences. Casale of San Giovanni Red delli, in the part meridionale of the country verse Ripabottoni, near which it is found far
away from Morrone about a better one and means. Its church is abbaziale
his revenues are annas to those of the seminar of Larino. There it is the
construction desecrated some church and very restive of the residences,
the place is indicating from the people like the most known one "Torrione"
around you have extended earthly that want to include themselves in the
territory of Ripabottoni. It is not done mention of the aforesaid six casali
neither in the sentence of the archbishop of Benevento Camillo Lombardi,
nor in the bubble of Pope Lucio III and Innocenzo IV in which all of the
places of the diocesi are listed, for that perhaps I is not very ancient.
2 December 1734.
Fattosi day and aranged all for the administration of
the cresima the bishop is carried in the church mother and amministrò arrived
them the Sacrament while the prosecutor (visitor) continued the visit.
OF THE HOSPITAL.
It is found for relief of the pilgrim and of the poor
to the door of S. Angelo and consists in two rooms, a superior and the other
inferior one. It has a hospital its, bisognevole of plus things, the bishop
so ordered: that carries some room from lower part be provided of key and
new mascatura of iron that should preserve itself from the hospital which
should keep watch that holds the clean hospital, that the cataratta is provided
of a new door, that in the room of above it is made the fireplace and new
its chimney all of factory,Underneath roof, of the room of above you are
plastered and are whitewashed in all of goddess room and that it be provided
of a wide lettiera of tables at least for the comfortable one of three or
four persons well inchiodate like too of a clown (mattress) according to
the capacity of the aforementioned tavolato.
OF THE MIDWIFE.
It is called Giavanna of the Pinto, has about 80 years,
questioned on the administration of the battesimo in case of necessity.
It answered correctly.
FOR THE PEOPLE.
Having tested and with the actual observant eyes than
some women in time of the mourning they put themselves to the to limit (entrance)
of the door of the church to listen to the Holy one Put in order to be not
in face to the burial of be with varieties and different fantastic suppositions
and awful credenze, to remove questo I use itself horde to the reverend arciprete and clergy of to chase total the same from theTo enter in it be
OF THE COUNTRY OF MORRONE.
Between Grimaldo and Ripa in the sentence of the Cardinal
Lombardi and between Monticello and San Giovanni says'Russis, is in the
bubble of Lucio III is that of Vincenzo IV is read Morrone and in the chronicle cassinense in the edition for the types of Angelo Nuci says Lib. 2 cap.
54 num. 263 town of Morrone is called, I think by mistake. It has an extensive
territory, the famous monastery of holy Maria in Casalpiano of the order
of Holy San and the other not ignobile of the Celestiniani. On the mountain
to every side wall it surrounded by, between Ripa and Provvidenti was possessed
from the eminent family Ceva Grimaldi duchi of Telese, today from the eminent
family Sangro Says duchi of Casacalenda. It settles fine to the Holy visit
of the country and it the execution of the decrees entrusted sent out to
the vicario foraneo.
Instructive sheet for the holy octave visit that does mons. Eminent Tria, bishop of Larino, in this my church arcipetrale of Morrone
in questo year 1734.
Been some souls:
Of comunione n. 890,
Of confessione n. 350,
Confirmando n. 102,
Infanti n. 157,
In all of n. 1499,
Families n. 255.
OF THE CLERGY.
Itself compone questo clergy of the actual arciprete,
four priests, a say and two subdiaconi, as per the sinodo in printing of
1728 of said eminent prelate part. 5 cap. 20, however they is not sufficient
for the I torture some church and of the people et is necessary at least
another priest foreign confessore, quite that the portions are divided to
be fat, in spite of everything are lacking the subjects, like that in this
land do not very bow, although i is using all the diligences to renew them
and almost for force et to mine ……. They have done some chierici, et the
number of all of the clergy givened the aforementioned chancellor in separate
Don Nicola Simonelli arciprete, don Filippo Mastrandrea,
don Giovanni Mastrandrea, don Giuseppe Matter for the men, m. p. f. Angelo
from former Manfredonia …………….
Of the Observing, m. p. f. Bernardo from Ischitella of
OF THE CHURCH MATRIA.
This church was done lately and with diligence, caution
and charity was provided to in all wonder that, for curiosity the foreigners
come to see it and not some thing is lacking yourselves, that is necessary
for any church do not only parrocchiale, that collegiata sol that to have
to be finished the big campanile sollecitare the organ from Naples and to
think gild itself itself the foot of it, and it is prayed itsTo that it
is all compiuta.
OF THE SACRED RELIQUIE.
Here we have some reliquie, but is necessary that the reliquari provide to improve themselves and very other things that will
recognize the eminent visitor from the eye ispezione of is.
OF THE CHURCHES AND HATS.
Very they are the churches, altars and hats in this land,
a lot in the inhabited that outside it, and other present et other dirute,
and of these everything if I give of it separate sheet.
OF THE MONASTERIES ABOLISHED.
Of the present Monasteries we have that of the Observing,
I post under the land, distant from the same one of about a better, numerous
one of monks and I am:
father Angelo from Manfredonia definitore,
father Bartolomeo from Manfredonia, guard,
father Alessandro of Casacalenda, vicario,
father Berardino from Ischitella,
father Giavan baptist from Shape,
father Bonaventura from Morrone,
father Paolo of Stone Roina,
Easter frate from Celenza,
frate Francesco of Baranello,
frate Giuseppe of Baranello,
Savior of Campodipietra, Tertiary I practice, Paolo of tertiary Cagnano
Monastery of Holy Maria of Casalpiano, was some Fathers Benedettini, today and itself is abolished possiede in abbadia and with
a lot of grancie from eminent Monsignor Puoti, was general vicario of this diocesi, today bishop of Marsico, and questo mail under aforementioned convento
is of the observing, holds its church remaked lately from the happy memory
of Monsignor Pianetti, was bishop of Larino abbot antecessore. Monastery
of the Fathers Celestiniani, was abolished to the general suppression of
the small conventi, holds its church under the title of San Roberto, place
from noon in distance is of about better means from the land, grancia of
the Celestial of Guglionesi.
This land from Lion Ostiense, lib. 2 cap. 54, comes called
town and I am yourselves other badie, specially the badia of San Giovanni
red delli et is united to the sacred seminar and its church is destroyed.
The abbadia of San Giacomo united to the arcipretura.
PENDANT SAYS it TO MOVE.
This church matrix and its clergy holds very hung to
move a lot inside that outside be, and in all between move plain and moved
singer, included move them daily that if has to benefit I populate, I am millecinquecentotrentotto.
OF THE PROCESSIONS.
In every third sunday of each month is done the procession
of the Venerable one around the church from the door of inside. In the party
of San I Mark, 25 April is done the procession and goes from the church diruta of said little saint steps under to the church of the Maddalena.
In the sunday of the Palms goes to the Cross in the rogazioni of it usual
manners and established in the solemnity of the Corpus Dominions it is turned
for all inhabited it. In the festività of the SS. mo Rosary tantum for all
inhabited it is carried it the statue. May 19, day of San Pietro Celestino
goes to the church of San Roberto with to see itself the sacred reliquia
and stick of aforementioned San Pietro Celestino. In every Friday of March
for all the inhabited col crocifisso and without cooked, for the day of
the ascent of the mister goes for all inhabited it and then it is gone out
from the door S. Angelo and it is turned for inforzi of the east and I am
returned from the door castle. These everything they are the processions
that do themselves in every year in this land.
Change you are the administrative prosecutors of churches
and places pii of this land that elect themselves from the treats and are
prosecutors of the church that call quartulario.
prosecutor of the hat of Modest San,
prosecutor of the SS. mo Rosary,
prosecutor of Holy Maria of Costantinopoli
prosecutor of the hat of San Giuseppe,
Prosecutor of the spedale.
IT SAYS DOCTORS IN LAW.
Dottor I mark of the Old one, Francesco Antonio of the
Old its grandchild, Vincenzo Mastrandrea and its son.
DOCTORS IN MEDICINE.
Antonio Tozzi, Giuseppe Colasurdo.
Notaries not ve I am of it.
Domenico Marchitto and Giovanni Fasano.
Giovanna of the Pinto.
The spedale for use of the poor and you wander place
to the door of S is. Angelo, that call et needs of very you settle, like
V. S. Eminent Monsignore will recognize coll'eye impression.
OF THE RELIGIONS.
Here the people quite than mountain and quite accostumata
and a lot of abuses and you it it, remaining from the kind one I am ….. col abovementioned sinodo, for the observance of which kept watch and thanks
to the Mister we have not public excommunicated, neither you will use, nor bestemmiatori and two alone concubinati col pretext sponsali says already
contracts that are oggettando distributes to be it relatives and is quite
known to the Treats, that
Don Nicolò Simonelli, Arciprete.