Liturgia

I will pour out my Spirit”: Sunday’s thoug

With the gift of the Spirit the Church is born. The passage from the Acts of the Apostles fully describes the events of Pentecost. Saint Paul exhorts Christians to walk in the Spirit so as not to satisfy the desires of the flesh. In the Gospel, Jesus promises the Spirit…...

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The Feast of Apparitions: meanings, events, images

The spiritual journey of preparation for the Feast of the Apparitions of St. Michael began on April 29th. One of the specific functions of the Archangel is to exhort men to constantly search for the Most High, the only true Good and the final goal of earthly pilgrimage: the novena, thus,…...

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Happy Easter with Maria

The solemnity of Easter it is one of the most important events of the liturgical year: it is a time of joy, hope and deep reflection on the mystery of our salvation. One of the essential elements of this mystery is the silent presence of Mary, the Mother of the…...

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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 summer time, the time of afternoon masses changes. From Sunday 31 March 2024 the afternoon festive Masses in the Grotta dell’Arcangelo will be celebrated at 4.00pm, 5.30pm, 7.00pm. 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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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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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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The September Feast: a “story” in images

The first post-pandemic patronal feast proved to be full of contents, meanings, prayers, cultural events and, above all, faith and devotion. Once the anti-contagion restrictions ceased, many faithful returned to the feet of the Archangel to invoke his intercession with God and to thank him for his presence and his…...

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Easter Triduum: images

The Easter Triduum is the center of the liturgical year, the heart of the celebration of the mysteries of faith: a theological and liturgical compendium in which the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus are present. In the Coena Domini of Holy Thursday the institution of the Eucharist was commemorated…...

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