“He was transfigured”: the thought of Sunday

Cross and glory are the way of Christ and of his disciples. Abraham is willing, out of obedience to God, to sacrifice his promised son. The Lord does not want Isaac’s death, but he rewards Abraham’s faith. The Transfiguration is the revelation of the hidden Messiah: Jesus passing through the…...

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From the House of Loreto to the Sanctuary of the Archangel

On February 18, on the occasion of the Lauretan Jubilee announced by Pope Francis, the City of Monte Sant’Angelo hosted the Peregrinatio of the sacred effigy of the Madonna of Loreto, one hundred years after her proclamation as patroness of aeronauts. The statue of the Virgin, “escorted” by the soldiers…...

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The Madonna of Loreto at the Sanctuary

O On Thursday 18 February, on the occasion of the Lauretan Jubilee announced by Pope Francis, Monte Sant’Angelo will host the Peregrinatio of the sacred effigy of the Madonna of Loreto, one hundred years after her proclamation as patroness of aeronauts. The statue of the Virgin will be accompanied by…...

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“Welcome Jesus into your heart”: the rector’s Christmas greetings

“God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that whoever believes in him may not perish but have eternal life” (Jn 3:16) With renewed amazement we contemplate Christ Jesus in the mystery of his Incarnation. The Son of the Eternal Father leaves Heaven, takes upon himself…...

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Cardinal Koch pilgrim to the Shrine

It was a real pilgrimage to the sacred places of the Gargano that made on the weekend 24 – 25 October by Cardinal Kurt Koch. The purple, in fact, first visited the sanctuary of San Giovanni Rotondo where the mortal remains of San Pio da Pietrelcina are kept and, then,…...

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“Your Charles is in heaven”: The mother of Blessed Acutis at the sanctuary

In the afternoon of October 20, Antonia Salzano, mother of Blessed Carlo Acutis, arrived on pilgrimage to the sanctuary. A pilgrimage desired and accomplished to thank the Archangel, who always made her feel her presence and comfort, especially after Charles’ death. A few months after the death of her son,…...

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“St. Michael of September”: words and images

The nineth and the celebrations of September in honor of St. Michael have come to an end: an unusual feast, heavily conditioned by the emergence of the pandemic and the rules against the spread of the virus. And, however, a celebration that was characterized even more by that scent of…...

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The President of the CEI to St. Michael

On the morning of September 4th, in private form, Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti also came to honor St. Michael. Welcomed by the rector, the President of the Italian bishops visited the places, full of spirituality and history, of the sanctuary, then pausing in front of the effigy of the Archangel: here…...

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Calendar “Michael” 2021

All devotees of St. Michael who will visit the Shrine of the Archangel in these summer days will find the “Michael” 2021 Calendar already available. “What is the kingdom of God like? It is similar to a mustard seed which, when grown, has become a tree on whose branches the…...

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Blessing to the city and to the world: the video clip

We publish a video clip that summarizes the strength of faith and prayer of the extraordinary event of the plea to the Archangel in defense of the world against the coronavirus epidemic. Sunday 5th April 2020....

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