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Welcome … in the City of the Archangel

On Sunday 3 February the ecclesial and civil community of Monte Sant’Angelo welcomed the new Archbishop. A very large crowd invaded the central square of the city, first, and the Basilica of the Archangel, then, to demonstrate and address the warm welcome to Mons. Franco Moscone. The moment of greetings…...

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Maintenance works

From Monday 4 to Thursday 7 February the Archangel Cave will remain closed to the faithful: floor maintenance work will prevent access. Therefore, in these days the celebrations of the morning praises, of the Holy Masses and of the Chaplet of Divine Mercy will take place in the Church of…...

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Entry into the Diocese

After receiving episcopal ordination, on 26 January Monsignor Franco Moscone will begin his pastoral ministry in the Diocese of Manfredonia – Vieste – San Giovanni Rotondo. The new Archbishop will be welcomed at the Basilica of S. Maria di Siponto by the Chapter of the Cathedral of Manfredonia, by that…...

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Monuments looking for an actor: the video

Can monuments be able to speak? This is what the project “Monuments in search of an actor” aims for: a calendar of events aimed at discovering the spiritual and historical messages that preserve the “stones” of the centuries-old monuments of the City of the Archangel through music and prose. Sunday,…...

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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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Episcopum!

On the afternoon of 12 January Fr. Franco Moscone received the episcopal consecration for the laying on of hands of Bishop Marco Brunetti, bishop of Alba, Msgr. Andrzej Suski, bishop emeritus of Torun (Poland), and of Msgr. Donato Negro, Archbishop of Otranto and president of the Apulian Episcopal Conference. Numerous…...

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Peregrinatio for images

The Peregrinatio of the statue and the sword of the Archangel is increasingly taking on the connotations of a special event that mobilizes thousands of faithful and, above all, conveys the Michaelic message of fidelity to God against the assaults of evil. Within a month the Prince’s statue visited two…...

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For the first time

«It’s the first time I come to this special sanctuary»: with these the words His Eminence Edwin Frederick O’Brien shared the joy of being for the first time in the special sanctuary of St. Michael. On 27 October, in fact, the cardinal presided over the Holy Eucharist in the Sacred…...

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Timetable change

With the entry into force of the solar time, the time of afternoon masses changes. From Sunday 25 October 2020, the festive Holy Masses * in the afternoon in the Cave of the Archangel will be celebrated at 15.30, 16.30, 18.00. The Holy Week Masses * at 16.00. In the…...

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The Feast of St. Michael for images!

Joy, prayer, participation, sonship, devotion, gratitude, faith: some of the numerous nouns that can define the Feast of the Archangel Michael and that, in the contents, can represent its legacy. During the novena the ecclesial communities of Monte Sant’Angelo and neighboring cities, together with the many faithful who came from…...

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