Liturgia

Holy Week: timetables and provisions

Holy Week is a theological and spiritual concentration of the faith of Christians: in it are the mysteries of the offering, passion, death and resurrection of our Lord. In the Garden of Gethsemane, Jesus seems to experience loneliness and abandonment in the face of his destiny: a feeling that all…...

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“Resurrection and life”: the thought of Sunday

Fifth Sunday of Lent. Today’s liturgy tells us about Christian life as a resurrection. To the discouraged exiles in Babylon, the prophet announces the return home with the image of a resurrection. St. Paul recalls that the Holy Spirit who dwells in the Christian sanctifies him and gives him the…...

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“Love for neighbor”: the thought of Sunday

Fifteenth Sunday of ordinary time. Love for God and neighbor is the essential Christian and the soul of the commandments. With the parable of the Good Samaritan, Jesus explains today who is next. Unlike the priest and the Levite, the Samaritan helps those in need: he does not ask who…...

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“Going to Jerusalem”: the thought of Sunday

We have returned to Ordinary Time, whose thirteenth Sunday we celebrate. Jesus is not made for the weak, but for the strong who know how to love. The following of Christ is not for those who get excited easily because it requires poverty, sacrifice and availability. It is not for…...

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“Believing without seeing”: the thought of Sunday

The liturgy of the Second Sunday of Easter effectively shows us that only community life educates to the courage of witness; vice versa, individual isolation generates doubts. Being together, sharing hopes and choices, helps to overcome uncertainties and torments and produces hope and faith: an isolated and restless interrogation can…...

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Word of God among us: the thought of Sunday

The liturgy of the third Sunday of ordinary time presents Jesus as the Word of God in the midst of the world. St. Luke, after specifying the reasons for writing the Gospel, presents the discourse of Jesus, in the synagogue of Nazareth: He is the Messiah, sent by God and…...

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“Missa propria”

In questa pagina è possibile consultare e scaricare i testi delle orazioni e delle letture della Messa Propria in onore di San Michele Arcangelo. Clicca sull’immagine in basso!    ...

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Inno in onore di San Michele Arcangelo

E’ il canto più noto e classico tra quelli dedicati e rivolti all’Arcangelo. Nato come patrimonio devozionale dei pellegrini di Bitetto (Ba), l’inno ha un testo poetico fisso di natura popolare accompagnato da svariati arrangiamenti musicali. Quella che vi presentiamo è la versione cantata in Basilca e divenuta Inno ufficiale in onore di…...

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