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“Remember me”: the thought of Sunday

Solemnity of Christ, King of the Universe. The Kingdom of Christ is the end of the history of the world and of man. For this reason, at the end of the liturgical year, this feast is proposed to us. Jesus reigns on the cross, as appears from the Gospel, but…...

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An intercontinental twinning

A special twinning was celebrated on 21 October: the Basilica of São Miguel Arcanjo, in Brazil, dedicated to the powerful Archangel, was linked to the Sanctuary of Monte Sant’Angelo, founder of the Michaelic cult in the Christian West. The history of the city located in the state of São Paulo…...

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“Libera nos”: the docufilm presented

On 2 October the docufilm “Libera nos. The triumph of evil” was presented and screened in the Beato Bronislao Markiewicz Auditorium. The feature film, produced and directed by Giovanni Ziberna and Valeria Baldan, tries to answer questions such as “Who is the devil?”, “How does he act?”, “What are the…...

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Two books on the Archangel Michael

The program of the novena in preparation for the September Feast of San Michele is also substantiated by cultural events, aimed at deepening and further spreading the knowledge and message of the Archangel. An important event was the presentation of the two books “The Virtuous Archangel” and “Pilgrim among the…...

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Blessed the statue dedicated to St. Michael and St. Pio

On 22 September a new statue was blessed which will further enrich the artistic heritage of the sanctuary: it is a bronze donated by “The Padre Pio Foundation of America” ​​which depicts San Michele and San Pio da Pietrelcina. The presence of the Archangel in the life of the Saint…...

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A special pilgrimage

On 1 July, in the late afternoon, the Shrine hosted a special pilgrimage. Special because it was done by only one faithful. Special because it took place almost in silence and when the day in the Basilica was now drawing to a close. Special because it was performed by a…...

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“We entrust our ministry to you”

On the afternoon of July 26, the sanctuary hosted two “priestly pilgrimages”. In fact, at the foot of the Archangel, a delegation of Scalabrinians, led by the Vicar General, Fr. Gianni Borin: priests of the Congregation, coming from different parts of the world, who for three months will be gathered…...

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Like St. Francis

The Friars Minor of Puglia and Molise have St. Michael as their patron. The Archangel was particularly venerated by St. Francis, who also observed a Lent of fasting and penance in honor of him. Legend has it that the Poverello of Assisi, on his way to the Holy Land, climbed…...

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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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