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The church was built in the early 11th century thanks to some families living in the area and in 1013 the Falier family decided to sell it to the monastery of Brondolo. Only in 1435, thanks to the intervention of Pope Eugene IV, did it become an independent parish.

In the early seventeenth century, being in severe decline, the patriarch Giovanni Tiepolo decided to refound it thanks also to the economic aid of the Contarini family and it was consecrated in 1695.

Originally it was divided into three naves, oriented to the east and had a Romanesque bell tower, with a spire roof and pinnacles. Currently, the building is instead oriented to the north, consisting of a single nave and is accompanied by a more modest-sized bell tower, with an onion roof.

The gabled facade, as well as its interior, is very simple and minimal. There are works by Giambattista Tiepolo "San Vincenzo di Paola", by Bernardo Strozzi "San Sebastiano whose wounds washed by the pious women", Jacopo Guarana "Glory of San Benedetto". In addition, numerous relics were kept in the church.

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