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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[…]

Without calm no victory is possible

Without calm no victory is possible

If the current pandemic has caused more than two million deaths, its most serious consequences seem to be, beyond this number, the acute forms of psychological suffering which affect dozens of millions of people.   The World Health Organization itself has affirmed that mental health concerns are the top priority in this phase of the[…]

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[…]