Liturgia

“The Lord ascends”: the thought of Sunday

Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord. Jesus returns to the Father, but continues to be with his and will come again one day. The passage from the Acts describes the extraordinary nature of the Event during which Jesus detaches himself from him. As he ascends to Heaven, he promises…...

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Feast of Blessed Bronislao: images

At the end of the novena of study and preparation for the liturgical feast, on January 30 the Congregations of St. Michael the Archangel commemorated their “father”, Bronislao Markiewicz: a Polish priest, he lavished his entire life in the pastoral service of the poor, the marginalized and above all, of…...

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“Baptism of the Lord”: images

On 5 January a particular celebration took place in the Basilica, popularly called the “Baptism of the Lord”. It is a rite that has its roots in the Christian East: in the first centuries, in fact, the day of the Epiphany was not commemorated the arrival of the Magi, but…...

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Epiphany of the Lord

The Epiphany, or manifestation of the Lord, is the feast of the universality of faith: Jesus reveals himself to all men, because he came for all. Isaiah invites the Jewish people returning from exile to joy and hope. It is a passage that announces universal salvation. Even the pagans are…...

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“Opening up to a synodal Church”

Sunday 2 January, Msgr. Franco Moscone went up to the Mountain of the Archangel and celebrated the Divine Mysteries in the Sacred Grotto: “I am happy to be able to live part of this day here in Monte Sant’Angelo, in this sanctuary so beautiful and loved by Christianity and by…...

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Feast of joy and light: Christmas greetings

Dear, we are at Christmas and with joy we come to you to extend our best wishes. In these days the Word of God presents to us the greatest Witnesses who believed and entrusted themselves to the Lord: they entered with Him in a great relationship of love, nourishing deep…...

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Day for priests: images

On June 18, after the forced break – due to a pandemic – last year, the priests of Manfredonia – Vieste – San Giovanni Rotondo went up again to Monte dell’Arcangelo to celebrate the Day for the Sanctification of Priests. For the diocesan clergy this is a truly important and…...

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Feast of the Apparitions: music and images

Prayer, faith, song, participation: the novena, the Feast of St. Michael the Archangel and the Centenary of the Michelite Congregation. A story through images and music Click on the icon to watch the video!   Music: “Hymn to St. Michael the Archangel”, Marco Frisina Photographic contributions: Leonardo Ciuffreda, Angelo Cotugno…...

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Christ is truly risen!

With hearts full of joy and open to God’s surprise, we celebrate the Resurrection of Christ, who has definitively triumphed over death. The announcement of Easter, in addition to sowing joy and hope, leads us to have the same haste as Peter and John who, at the dawn of the…...

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From the House of Loreto to the Sanctuary of the Archangel

On February 18, on the occasion of the Lauretan Jubilee announced by Pope Francis, the City of Monte Sant’Angelo hosted the Peregrinatio of the sacred effigy of the Madonna of Loreto, one hundred years after her proclamation as patroness of aeronauts. The statue of the Virgin, “escorted” by the soldiers…...

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