Church of San Vito in Acquara

Church of San Vito

Position: Acquara

The church of Acquara is dedicated to San Vito. Of modest size, it has a single nave with apse and dome; the High Altar is in polychrome marble, from the eighteenth century. In the gallery stands a picture of the Madonna with S. Vito and S. Michele Arcangelo of the XVIII century.

Of the two altars on the left, one is from the eighteenth century and houses the wooden statue of the Madonna del Rosario, replacing a canvas of the Virgin of the same title, the other is dedicated to the Holy Family, to Saints Nicholas and Gennaro. It is surmounted by a canvas by the painter Antonio Fumo, 1736, depicting the Holy Family and the same Saints.

On the side of the epistle, the Baptismal Font and an eighteenth-century Altar, first dedicated to Purgatory and then to the Sacred Heart. The second altar, from 1746, is dedicated to the Holy Family and goes by the name of St. Joseph. The parish was built in Acquara in 1674 at the behest of Mons. Neri. The bell tower, after the restorations carried out by the parish priests Aragona and Ruggiero, was rebuilt in 1903 by the parish priest Ruggiero.