The Church of Saint Ignatius (Italian: Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio or Sant'Ignazio all'Olivella) is a Baroque church of Palermo. It is located in the ancient neighbourhood of the Olivella, in the quarter of the Loggia, within the historic centre of Palermo.
|Church of Saint'Ignatius|
Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio all'Olivella (in Italian)
|Province||Archdiocese of Palermo|
The church belongs to the Congregation of the Oratory of Saint Philip Neri and was built starting in 1598. It is located near the former house of the congregation, now Regional Archeological Museum Antonio Salinas, and the Saint Catherine Oratory. It is believed that during 12th century Saint Rosalia, patron saint of Palermo, has lived in this area together her family.
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- Gaspare Palermo, Guida istruttiva per potersi conoscere tutte le magnificenze della Città di Palermo, Volume I, Palermo, Reale Stamperia, 1816