He has returned to the Father’s House

“When the time comes to unite with the supreme hour of the Lord’s passion, the consecrated person knows that the Father is now bringing to completion that mysterious process of formation begun some time ago. Death will then be expected and prepared as the supreme act of love and self-surrender…...

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Father of the night

A program of cultural and artistic events linked to the history of the Micelic cult and of the City of Monte Sant’Angelo itself has been added to the program of religious and spiritual celebrations before the Feast of the Apparitions. In synergy with the city administration and other local authorities,…...

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From Provence to the Gargano

On the feast day in which the Church celebrates the evangelist Mark and the Italian State commemorates the liberation from Nazifascism, numerous pilgrims have come to the Shrine: families, parish groups, “companies”, coming from local, regional, national and abroad, they gathered in the shadow of the Archangel to celebrate the…...

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Mercy: dilation of the Heart of God

The Second Easter Sunday celebrates the infinite Love of God: it is the Feast of Divine Mercy. It was Jesus himself, appearing in a vision to Sister Faustina Kowalska, to express the desire that there was an occasion in which to meditate on his boundless mercy and from this receive…...

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The leaders of the GdF at the Sanctuary

In the afternoon of April 13, several service cars crowded the square adjacent to the Sanctuary: a thick cordon of security that escorted the arrival of the General Commander of the Guardia di Finanza, Giorgio Toschi. The Head of the Yellow Flames, on the Gargano on the occasion of the…...

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Feast of Mercy

A festival entirely dedicated to the love of God … the one celebrated on the second Sunday of Easter! The Feast of Divine Mercy was established in 1992 by John Paul II. In reality, it was Jesus himself, appearing in a vision to Sister Faustina Kowalska, to express the desire…...

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Hosanna to the Son of David

With Palm Sunday the Holy Week begins. This day begins with the festive welcome given to Jesus in Jerusalem: the blessed olive branches recall those stirred up by the crowd that acclaimed him Master and Messiah.   That same crowd – the evangelical reading of the Passion reminds us –…...

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Love to the end

The liturgy of Holy Thursday is a splendid compendium of theology, symbolism and catechesis that “explains” the essence and meaning of being Christian. The solemn celebration was presided over by Fr. Ladislao Suchy. Faced with the numerous faithful present and alongside the concelebrating confreres, the Rector of the Shrine presented…...

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Easter vigil: times

“He is not here He has risen!” This evening, March 31, the Church calls the faithful to watch in prayer listening to the Word and participating in the Sacraments: it is the Easter Vigil, or rather a vigil spent in the firm hope of participating in the resurrection of Jesus,…...

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The cross, trust in Jesus

Good Friday recounts the passion, the crucifixion and the death of Jesus Christ: an extreme and total demonstration of God’s love for man. Many liturgical signs characterize this day of “extraordinary folly of love”: the church stripped of ornaments, the red color of the vestments, the silence of musical instruments,…...

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