Liturgia

“The breath of the Spirit”: the thought of Sunday

The Holy Spirit is peace, science and the love of God that radically transforms Christians, making them new men. The Church lives and announces Jesus, because there is in her the Pentecostal breath of the Holy Spirit. We celebrate the liturgy of Pentecost by opening our hearts and minds to…...

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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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“Love for neighbor”: the thought of Sunday

Fifteenth Sunday of ordinary time. Love for God and neighbor is the essential Christian and the soul of the commandments. With the parable of the Good Samaritan, Jesus explains today who is next. Unlike the priest and the Levite, the Samaritan helps those in need: he does not ask who…...

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“Going to Jerusalem”: the thought of Sunday

We have returned to Ordinary Time, whose thirteenth Sunday we celebrate. Jesus is not made for the weak, but for the strong who know how to love. The following of Christ is not for those who get excited easily because it requires poverty, sacrifice and availability. It is not for…...

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“Believing without seeing”: the thought of Sunday

The liturgy of the Second Sunday of Easter effectively shows us that only community life educates to the courage of witness; vice versa, individual isolation generates doubts. Being together, sharing hopes and choices, helps to overcome uncertainties and torments and produces hope and faith: an isolated and restless interrogation can…...

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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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“Missa propria”

In questa pagina è possibile consultare e scaricare i testi delle orazioni e delle letture della Messa Propria in onore di San Michele Arcangelo. Clicca sull’immagine in basso!    ...

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Inno in onore di San Michele Arcangelo

E’ il canto più noto e classico tra quelli dedicati e rivolti all’Arcangelo. Nato come patrimonio devozionale dei pellegrini di Bitetto (Ba), l’inno ha un testo poetico fisso di natura popolare accompagnato da svariati arrangiamenti musicali. Quella che vi presentiamo è la versione cantata in Basilca e divenuta Inno ufficiale in onore di…...

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