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THE BENEDICTINES OF THE IMMACULATE

THE BENEDICTINES OF THE IMMACULATE

A community was born almost three years ago with a view to becoming the community of the Benedictine Nuns of the Immaculate, and settled in Villatalla in the former buildings of the monks, after their departure for Taggia. Constituted itself as a “private association of the faithful”, this community wishes to pray, live and grow[…]

Receive me, Lord

“Receive me, Lord, according to your Word, and I will live!” On the feast of the Epiphany of Our Lord, our brother Placide made his first religious vows for three years. “Guided by an inner star, he came from his faraway land, Brazil, to offer God gold, frankincense and myrrh. With gold, he will offer[…]

FAITHFULLNESS

Following the Motu Proprio Traditionis custodes of July 16, 2021 and the response to the dubia of the Congregation for Divine Worship of December 4, 2021 (promulgated on December 18): We, Benedictine monks of the Immaculate, of the Monastery of Saint Catherine of Siena in Taggia founded on August 1, 2008 by Bishop Mario Oliveri,[…]

We pray for all our friends

It is with gratitude that we prayed for all the families of our friends and benefactors, during our weekly walk in Bussana, and particularly for all those whom we could not thank in particular, not having their contact details: email or postal address (when setting up your transfer, give your details in the space provided,[…]

The habit of the Angels

The habit of the Angels

“The Benedictine monks especially contributed to spreading devotion to the holy angels – they who, by virtue of their magnificent liturgical chants, are on earth imitators of the Angels of heaven, so much so that in the East the monastic state and habit are commonly honored with the title of angelic! “ Cardinal Schuster, o.s.b.,[…]

Feast of St Benedict

Feast of St Benedict

This year, because of the occurrence of Passion Sunday, the feast of St Benedict was transferred to Tuesday 23rd March. Mgr Antonio Suetta paid us the grace and joy of his presence. On this day of the transitus of our blessed Father, that is, his passage to the heavenly homeland, we ask the Patriarch of[…]

Walks of the Monks

Walks of the Monks

Each week the monks take themselves on the trails in the neighbourhood of the monastery, they talk and relax in an atmosphere of fraternal charity. And three or four times per year, they do a big mountain walk where they find sanctuary. “Under the mimosas” Salve Regina ! “Walk to Mount Faudo, 7kms from Taggia[…]