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“Waiting and vigilance”: the thought of Sunday

The first Sunday of Advent begins the new liturgical year. It is a strong time for the Church, which remembers and celebrates the coming of Christ to earth to inaugurate the messianic times, but also calls for a second coming, that of the end of time, when Jesus will return…...

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Cardinal Koch pilgrim to the Shrine

It was a real pilgrimage to the sacred places of the Gargano that made on the weekend 24 – 25 October by Cardinal Kurt Koch. The purple, in fact, first visited the sanctuary of San Giovanni Rotondo where the mortal remains of San Pio da Pietrelcina are kept and, then,…...

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“Your Charles is in heaven”: The mother of Blessed Acutis at the sanctuary

In the afternoon of October 20, Antonia Salzano, mother of Blessed Carlo Acutis, arrived on pilgrimage to the sanctuary. A pilgrimage desired and accomplished to thank the Archangel, who always made her feel her presence and comfort, especially after Charles’ death. A few months after the death of her son,…...

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“St. Michael of September”: words and images

The nineth and the celebrations of September in honor of St. Michael have come to an end: an unusual feast, heavily conditioned by the emergence of the pandemic and the rules against the spread of the virus. And, however, a celebration that was characterized even more by that scent of…...

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The President of the CEI to St. Michael

On the morning of September 4th, in private form, Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti also came to honor St. Michael. Welcomed by the rector, the President of the Italian bishops visited the places, full of spirituality and history, of the sanctuary, then pausing in front of the effigy of the Archangel: here…...

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Calendar “Michael” 2021

All devotees of St. Michael who will visit the Shrine of the Archangel in these summer days will find the “Michael” 2021 Calendar already available. “What is the kingdom of God like? It is similar to a mustard seed which, when grown, has become a tree on whose branches the…...

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Blessing to the city and to the world: the video clip

We publish a video clip that summarizes the strength of faith and prayer of the extraordinary event of the plea to the Archangel in defense of the world against the coronavirus epidemic. Sunday 5th April 2020....

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“Michael remember us in his heart”: card. Tagle at the Sanctuary

On the afternoon of August 14, Cardinal Luis Antoni Tagle arrived at the Shrine. A visit that would be defined as “informal” and in a holiday period, but which actually has a very profound meaning. Recalling his first meeting with the Archangel on the Gargano on the eve of the…...

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An important project to enhance the Sanctuary

Among the 48 projects that can be financed throughout the region, through the call for the selection of interventions for the enhancement and use of cultural heritage belonging to ecclesiastical bodies organized by the Puglia Region, there is also the one presented by the Basilica Santuario di San Michele Arcangelo…...

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The Sanctuary “reopens” to the faithful: timetables and appointments

After the long and difficult weeks in which we stayed at home to avoid the spread of the pandemic and we experienced the distance from ecclesial life and also the Eucharistic fast, from Monday 18 May it will be possible to return to active participation in the Holy Mass and…...

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