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OUR ANNUAL RETREAT

OUR ANNUAL RETREAT

Miraculous Madonna of Taggia. This year, for our annual retreat, Father Damien-Marie, of the Community of the Transfiguration, led us to the heights of contemplation of the mystery of the Transfiguration of Our Lord, dear to the hearts of the monks, making us admire the life and writings of Saint Bede the Venerable, Benedictine Abbot[…]

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.,[…]