Liturgia

“Welcome the Good and grow in it”: the September novena

2021 is a special year dedicated to Saint Joseph. In order to perpetuate the entrustment of the whole Church to the powerful patronage of the Custos of Jesus, Pope Francis has established a time during which “every faithful following his example can daily strengthen their life of faith in the…...

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“The first … be a servant”: the thought of Sunday

25th Sunday in Ordinary Time / B. Jesus is at the service of men, until death for them. He speaks of his own passion, amid the incomprehension of the disciples, who try to know who, among them, is the greatest. For the Lord, however, the greatness is that of service,…...

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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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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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