Chapel of the Immaculate Conception or the white Penitents

  • Historic site and monument
  • Religious heritage
  • Chapel
  • Classified
Rue Grimaldi 06190 Roquebrune-Cap-Martin
Chapel dedicated to the White Penitents. In the 16th century this secular brotherhood brought together men and women keen to atone for their sins by devoting themselves to charity and the burial of the deceased.
The history of this chapel bears witness to the devotion of the villagers through the development of brotherhoods. Several have existed, but that of the White Penitents, a mixed association of brothers and sisters, probably created in the mid-15th century, is the one that has left the greatest mark. Its activities are in keeping with a certain dramatization of the faith, but also play an important role in community cohesion. It was an important part of local life, and everyone, from the most...
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Chapel of the Immaculate Conception or the white Penitents
Rue Grimaldi 06190 Roquebrune-Cap-Martin
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  • French
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  • Town location
  • Village centre
  • Pedestrian area
  • In the historic centre
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