The Friendship Society of the St Olav Chapel in Rome was founded in 2007 to support the continuing use of the St Olav Chapel, the Norwegian National Shrine in the Basilica of San Carlo al Corso in Rome, and to stimulate to ecumenical and cultural activities associated with the chapel.
Among the society’s major activities is the St Olav Days, an annual ecumenical gathering in connection with the celebration of St Olav’s christening, held at the St Olav Chapel in Rome, October 16.
An annual meeting of the society is held in Oslo before the end of June.
Membership in the society is personal and open to individuals who agree to the society’s statutes.
Membership communication is Internet based and primarily in Norwegian. Current membership fees are NOK 600 for Double membership, NOK 450 for Single membership, and NOK 200 for Student membership.