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[…]

We’ve moved!

We’ve moved!

The Capuchin fathers, after ten years absence, wishing the Taggia convent to continue the religious life for the glory of God, the good of souls and the joy of the Tabesiens, have generously offered us their house. Saint Francis, who had been housed by the Benedictine monks who lived on the Assisi plain, has given[…]