“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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“Michael remember us in his heart”: card. Tagle at the Sanctuary

On the afternoon of August 14, Cardinal Luis Antoni Tagle arrived at the Shrine. A visit that would be defined as “informal” and in a holiday period, but which actually has a very profound meaning. Recalling his first meeting with the Archangel on the Gargano on the eve of the…...

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An important project to enhance the Sanctuary

Among the 48 projects that can be financed throughout the region, through the call for the selection of interventions for the enhancement and use of cultural heritage belonging to ecclesiastical bodies organized by the Puglia Region, there is also the one presented by the Basilica Santuario di San Michele Arcangelo…...

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The Sanctuary “reopens” to the faithful: timetables and appointments

After the long and difficult weeks in which we stayed at home to avoid the spread of the pandemic and we experienced the distance from ecclesial life and also the Eucharistic fast, from Monday 18 May it will be possible to return to active participation in the Holy Mass and…...

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“San Michele watches over and collaborates”: words and images of 8 May

The liturgical feast of May commemorates the apparitions of San Michele to the Bishop Lorenzo Maiorano who gave birth to the millenary history of the cult of the Archangel and of his sanctuary on the Gargano. It was May 8, 490, in fact, when the Messenger of God manifested himself…...

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“Strong in faith and eager for hope”: the Rector’s Easter greetings

Dear! It’s Easter! A single and blessed night in which heaven and earth meet, the same one in which the real Lamb is killed and his blood blesses the houses of believers; one night in which – an amazing thing! – even our misery and guilt can be called happy,…...

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“We entrust ourselves to you”: the City (and the world) invoke the help of the Archangel

«Dear friends, we are experiencing this difficult moment not only for our city, but for all of Italy and for the whole world. Tonight we want to invoke Archangel Michael, who in the old testament was the guide and defender of the people of God, as our fathers who always…...

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