Corso Cavour - Modena - MO - 41121
Timetable:The church is open only by request, calling the Fondazione Auxilium at +39(0)59-210304
How to get there
From Largo Sant'Agostino enter Via Emilia and continue until you reach the Via Ganaceto intersection. From Via Ganaceto proceed until you reach the Corso Cavour intersection. Turn right and continue until you see the ex-church on the left.
The church, also called Madonna del Paradiso or Paradisino, was based on the design of the architect Giovanni Guerra and built in 1596 in the vicinity of the Paradiso fountain attributed with having the best water in the city. Assigned, respectively, to the Theatines (1604), the barefooted Carmelites (1638), the Observant Minorites (1808) and the Congregation of the Children of Jesus (1819), this church is located beside the Provvidenza, which in 1844 Duke Francesco IV named responsible for the Institute of the Deaf-Mutes. The inside has a single nave surmounted by a wooden coffered ceiling dating from the XVII century, decorated and painted by Camillo Gavasseti, Alessandro Bagni and Marco Meloni. In the false transept are two altars in carved, gilded wood, the work of Matteo Cuppini between 1694 and 1698; the right-hand one is home to “Saint Joseph’s Dream” by Michele Desubleo.