(Editor’s note: Morgan Higgins ’16, of Staten Island, N.Y., who plans on a double major in religion and English, shares 13 photos from a Colgate Newman Community winter break trip to Italy. Higgins was one of 10 students who participated in the trip organized by university chaplain Mark Shiner.)
A group photo (excluding three), from the top of Assisi by the castle.
The sunset in Venice.
Our group admiring the view from a high point in Assisi, when we went to visit the castle atop the hill.
One of the walkways in Assisi.
An image of Pope Francis giving his New Year’s blessing, which we attended as a group.
The relics in Santa Maria Maggiore. This vessel contains remains from the manger in which Jesus was born.
A residential street in Ostia Antica, Italy. A few of us traveled there on our day off to see the remains of the ancient seaport.
A nighttime view of St. Peter’s Basilica from St. Peter’s Square.
The relics of Santa Lucia, now contained in San Geremia church in Venice.
An image of St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City from the Ponte Sant’Angelo.
The remains of the area in Rome where Caesar was killed. The ruins have been turned into a cat sanctuary in present-day Rome called Torre Argentina.
Another group photo (excluding three), this time just a bit sillier.