“Remember me”: the thought of Sunday

Solemnity of Christ, King of the Universe. The Kingdom of Christ is the end of the history of the world and of man. For this reason, at the end of the liturgical year, this feast is proposed to us. Jesus reigns on the cross, as appears from the Gospel, but…...

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An intercontinental twinning

A special twinning was celebrated on 21 October: the Basilica of São Miguel Arcanjo, in Brazil, dedicated to the powerful Archangel, was linked to the Sanctuary of Monte Sant’Angelo, founder of the Michaelic cult in the Christian West. The history of the city located in the state of São Paulo…...

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An ancient and new volume on the Bronze Doors

At the end of the dense religious and cultural program dedicated to the Archangel in the days of his September Feast, the volume “The bronze door of the Royal Palatine Basilica of S. Michele in Monte was presented on 8 October in the Auditorium of the Sanctuary. Sant’Angelo “. The…...

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The September Feast: a “story” in images

The first post-pandemic patronal feast proved to be full of contents, meanings, prayers, cultural events and, above all, faith and devotion. Once the anti-contagion restrictions ceased, many faithful returned to the feet of the Archangel to invoke his intercession with God and to thank him for his presence and his…...

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“Libera nos”: the docufilm presented

On 2 October the docufilm “Libera nos. The triumph of evil” was presented and screened in the Beato Bronislao Markiewicz Auditorium. The feature film, produced and directed by Giovanni Ziberna and Valeria Baldan, tries to answer questions such as “Who is the devil?”, “How does he act?”, “What are the…...

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“The Armor of God”: the painting exhibition

On Sunday 25 September the exhibition “Armor of God” was inaugurated in the Atrium in front of the Chapel of Reconciliation. The works, created by the artist Clara De Francesco, are inspired by the letter of St. Paul to the Ephesians, chapter 6. A special importance was dedicated to colors:…...

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Two books on the Archangel Michael

The program of the novena in preparation for the September Feast of San Michele is also substantiated by cultural events, aimed at deepening and further spreading the knowledge and message of the Archangel. An important event was the presentation of the two books “The Virtuous Archangel” and “Pilgrim among the…...

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Blessed the statue dedicated to St. Michael and St. Pio

On 22 September a new statue was blessed which will further enrich the artistic heritage of the sanctuary: it is a bronze donated by “The Padre Pio Foundation of America” ​​which depicts San Michele and San Pio da Pietrelcina. The presence of the Archangel in the life of the Saint…...

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Easter Triduum: images

The Easter Triduum is the center of the liturgical year, the heart of the celebration of the mysteries of faith: a theological and liturgical compendium in which the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus are present. In the Coena Domini of Holy Thursday the institution of the Eucharist was commemorated…...

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A special pilgrimage

On 1 July, in the late afternoon, the Shrine hosted a special pilgrimage. Special because it was done by only one faithful. Special because it took place almost in silence and when the day in the Basilica was now drawing to a close. Special because it was performed by a…...

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