In Evidenza

Cardinal Simoni at the sanctuary

Friday 23 February His Emin. Ernest Simoni will arrive at the sanctuary. The Cardinal, a great witness of faith in the Albanian Church during the communist persecutions, will preside over the Eucharist at 4.00 pm in the Sacred Grotto....

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“For a true conversion”: Sunday’s thought

Ash Wednesday introduced us to the strong season of Lent, a forty-day period that prepares for the celebration of the Resurrection of the Lord. On this First Sunday the dominant themes are Baptism and conversion. After the period of the desert, a place of temptation but also of the presence…...

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The two Archangel Mountains

“Michael’s path” is a project aimed at enhancing and promoting the cult of the Archangel in the world, which was born with the aim of aggregating the seven most important places dedicated to the Celestial Prince of the Old Continent, so as to obtain the recognition of Via Micaelica as a…...

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Timetable change

With the entry into force of solar time, the time of afternoon masses changes. From Sunday 29 October 2023 the afternoon festive Masses in the Grotta dell’Arcangelo will be celebrated at 3.30pm, 4.30pm, 6.00pm. On weekdays the celebrations will be held at 8.00, 9.30, 11.00, 16.00. In the Church of the Madonna della Libera: Holy…...

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September celebrations: between words and images

The month of September holds the precious Feast of Saint Michael and all the Archangels: for the Sanctuary and for the City of Monte Sant’Angelo it takes on an even more significant value since the angelic Prince is celebrated as patron and defender. The liturgical functions and cultural events that…...

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“Welcome to our Gargano!”

Welcome message to tourists from the Archbishop Dear friends and tourist friends, you have chosen our wonderful Gargano to spend a few days of serene and restorative rest, after a year of work: I greet you and welcome you with joy also in the name of the Church which lives…...

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Chapel of relics: open again to the faithful

At the end of the Angevin nave, next to the Baroque altar of San Giuseppe, preceded by a narrow threshold closed by a bronze door, stands the Chapel of the relics, also called “of the Holy Cross”. Originally this room was used as a sacristy, but during the 18th century…...

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Temporary limitation of streaming

Dear friends of the Shrine and assiduous participants in the liturgies broadcast from the Sacred Grotto of the Archangel, you will certainly have noticed the frequent disservices, which have become absence, of our broadcasts in recent weeks: they are due to problems related to the internet network and the image…...

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In honor of the Founder: the images

The novena in preparation for the Feast of Bronislao Markiewicz took place from 21 to 29 January. The Polish priest, contemporary and friend of Don Bosco, founded the Congregation in 1902 which, placed under the protection of the Archangel Michael and inspired by the principles of temperance and work, today…...

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Monte Sant’Angelo and Mont Saint-Michel

Wonders is the title of the program, curated by Alberto Angelo and broadcast on Rai 1, dedicated to the extraordinary beauties of art and nature present in our “Peninsula of treasures”. This itinerary, which crosses the sites recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, touched, in the episode of 28…...

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