Liturgia

“Baptism and conversion”: the thought of Sunday

Ash Wednesday introduced us to the tempo forte of Lent, a time of forty days which prepares for the celebration of the Lord’s Resurrection. 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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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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The Madonna of Loreto at the Sanctuary

O On Thursday 18 February, on the occasion of the Lauretan Jubilee announced by Pope Francis, Monte Sant’Angelo will host 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 will be accompanied by…...

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“Welcome Jesus into your heart”: the rector’s Christmas greetings

“God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that whoever believes in him may not perish but have eternal life” (Jn 3:16) With renewed amazement we contemplate Christ Jesus in the mystery of his Incarnation. The Son of the Eternal Father leaves Heaven, takes upon himself…...

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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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