Saints Cosmas and Damian’s church (Gaeta)

This is Saint Cosmas and Damian’s church in Gaeta. This church is also know as San Cosma “nuovo”. The entire convent complex suffered serious damage and destruction due to the sieges of Gaeta that of 1860/61. After the destruction of the ancient parish church of San Cosma “old”. Every year, in the second Sunday of August, the feast of the Madonna di Porto Salvo is solemnly celebrated with a very popular and evocative procession to the sea, while on September 26 the Saints Cosma and Damiano are honored whose procession is by far the most followed in Gaeta.

  • Photos by Giusy Sorvillo (August 2023) and page layout by Davide Khayat (November 2023)

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