This simple church is an important testimony to the relationship that Trapani has with the sea, expressed through the devotion of seafarers dedicated to fishing, which in the past was very numerous.
The church is located at the north-western end of the city, near the Tower of Ligny, and it overlooks the sea, in a position that allows it to protect sailors. Its origins would date back to the seventeenth century and would be attributed to coral anglers who went up to the dangerous African waters to get the precious material. The legend narrates that the fishermen dedicated the church to the Holy martyr Liberal in memory of their companion Liberal, killed by Muslims near Carthage for not having abjured the Christian faith, and therefore considered a martyr, Via Tower of Ligny.
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