Mercoledì 24 maggio 2017 si celebra la Festa della Dedicazione della Basilica Papale di San Francesco d’Assisi, casa di tutta la famiglia francescana. È un momento di grande spiritualità per...Leggi tutto
In occasione del 764 anniversario della dedicazione della Basilica la Cappella Musicale di Assisi terrà un concerto gratuito dal titolo “Basilica Règia”, sabato 20 maggio, alle ore 21.00 nella Chiesa Superiore della...Leggi tutto
Fra le iniziative proposte in occasione dell’VIII Centenario del Perdono di Assisi , i Frati Minori dell’Umbria hanno voluto dedicare un momento speciale al tema della famiglia.
Per tale ragione dal...Leggi tutto
The Sanctuary of the Spoliazione (Renunciation or Stripping) of St. Francis, which will be inaugurated in Assisi on May 20, 1917 is a new “pearl” in the religious landscape of...Leggi tutto
Venerdì 12 maggio una delegazione di sacerdoti e monaci della Chiesa Ortodossa Russa verrà in visita alla Basilica Papale di San Francesco d’Assisi.
L’iniziativa fa parte del progetto culturale ecumenico tra...Leggi tutto
Il 12 e 13 maggio si terrà ad Assisi il IV Congresso Nazionale dell'Associazione Italiana Notai Cattolici.
Saranno due giorni in cui verranno trattati diversi contenuti di carattere sociale e culturale...Leggi tutto
Back again this summer, the Summer School of Assisi is an initiative organized in collaboration with the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Milan. The event will take...Leggi tutto
Sabato 22 aprile, a Roma, è mortoall’età di 80 anni il cardinale Attilio Nicora, vescovo emerito di Verona e dal 2006 Legato pontificio per le Basiliche papali di San Francesco...Leggi tutto
Dal 29 aprile al 1° maggio ci sarà, a Santa Maria degli Angeli, un evento che avrà al centro la rosa ed il perdono: due elementi che stanno all’origine dell’Indulgenza...Leggi tutto
Sabato 29 aprile alle 19.00 nella chiesa superiore della Basilica di San Francesco sarà eseguita la “Messa da Requiem” di Lorenzo Perosi, diretta dal Maestro Lorenzo Benedet. L'opera è scritta...Leggi tutto
Program of celebrations
April 9: Palm Sunday: The "Passion of the Lord" 7:30 am, 9:00 am, 5:00 pm, and 6:30 pm: Masses in Italian, the Lower Church 10:00 am...Leggi tutto
Program of celebrations
April 15 - Saturday Night 10:00pm: Easter Vigil of the Resurrection of the Lord Presider: Fr. Marco Vianelli OFM, Pastor of Santa Maria degli Angeli Parish ...Leggi tutto
"Cortile di Francesco " taking place --in September—will consist of four days of meetings, conferences and workshops among representatives from civil society, culture, politics and art, but also present, many...Leggi tutto
Five hundred years after the Lutheran Reformation Ecumenical Franciscan International Centre Dialogue (CEFID), the Order of Friars Minor Conventual is organizing an event to commemorate the anniversary.
The event is scheduled for...Leggi tutto
This year the Papal Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi also offers a spiritual itinerary for the Season of Lent through music and prayer with "Sacrae Passionis Concentus» [link:...Leggi tutto
The Lenten Season begins with the imposition of ashes on Ash Wednesday, March 1st. All of the Lenten liturgies are meant to serve as our preparation for the celebration of...Leggi tutto
The following is the program of celebrations for the Lenten Season at the Papal Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli in the Porziuncola:
The Wednesdays of Lent at 19.00 (7 p.m.)
At the end of the first part of the ordinary chapter, held in Assisi this past February 20th to the 25th, the new governing body of the General custody of...Leggi tutto
Tonight, on the eve of the Ordinary Custodial Chapter,
in the refectory of the Sacro Convento,
in the presence of all the friars affiliated with the Custody,
including novices and those friars of...Leggi tutto
Saturday, February 18th isInternational Day for Tourist Guide. Sponsored by WFTGA (World Federation Tourist Guides Association) and delegated in Italy to ANGT (Association National Tour Guides) this day will be...Leggi tutto
From February 12 to April 25, the Shrine of the Portiuncula in St. Mary of the Angels will host the "Mystery of Love and Mercy", the Life of Christ told...Leggi tutto
From December 29, 2016 to 1 January 2017 young
people are invited to the Sacred Convent in Assisi to
celebrate the New Year with others by a time called by
the Friars: "A...Leggi tutto
The traditional Christmas Concert "In the Light of a Star" by the Basilica of St. Francis Choir will be held Wednesday, December 28 at 6:30 pm in the Lower Church.
St. Francis called Christmas the "Feast of Feasts". At the Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi its celebration began December 8 with blessing and lighting of the Christmas Tree and...Leggi tutto
The 31st edition of the Christmas Concert of the Sacred Convent of Assisi, recorded December 17 in the Upper Basilica, will be broadcast December 25 in Eurovision on Rai 1...Leggi tutto
After meeting Pope Francis in Rome, Nobel Peace PrizeWinner, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, traveled to Assisi to receive St. Francis Peace Lamp for his efforts in the reconciliation process...Leggi tutto
In 2015 the plight of migrants was the focus of the Christmas Tree and the Nativity Crib in the Lower Square of the Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi, this...Leggi tutto
At the Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi, Fr. Augustin Vereș, O.F.M.Conv., Pastor St. Anthony of Padua Church in San Benedetto del Tronto (AP) will offer the reflections for the...Leggi tutto
Saturday, December 3 at 5:00 PM the Basilica of St. Francis will witness the ordination of two Chinese friars: Fr. Daniele Li as deacon and Pietro Wenbo Zhao as priest.
A few days from the recognition of Assisi as “the City of Peace” the Diocesan pastoral commission for health care of Assisi - Nocera Umbra - Gualdo Tadino has organized...Leggi tutto
Also in Santa Maria degli Angeli begins November 29 the traditional Novena of the Immaculate. Below is the program that is celebrated at the Portiuncula.
29 November-7 December 2016
During the celebration...Leggi tutto
Saturday, November 26 at 4:30 PM in the Papal Hall of the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi will host the presentation of the theme: "Peace: Means or End? The...Leggi tutto
On November 22, the PBS (Public Broadcasting Service) will record a concert by the tenor of international fame, Friar Alessandro Brustenghi, O.F.M. in the Upper Basilica of St. Francis. The...Leggi tutto
Sunday, November 20, at 10.30 am Eucharistic Liturgy in the Basilica of San Francesco celebrated the 60th, 50th, and 25th jubilee anniversaries of the friars who live and work in...Leggi tutto
Sunday, November 20 the Holy Year of Mercy draws to an end. In Rome Pope Francis will close the Holy Door of St. Peter’s.
The Holy Year invited Catholics to contemplate...Leggi tutto
In the not too distant future the Basilica of St. Francis will host “Youth to Assisi 2016” (“Giovani verso Assisi 2016”) giving young people an opportunity to live an experience...Leggi tutto
The annual International Festival of Franciscan Music, Assisi Pax Mundi 2016 in its third edition this year will be held in Assisi from October 13-16, 2016.
St. Francis prayed singing...Leggi tutto
During this Jubilee Year the Novena in preparation for the Feast of St. Francis will be dedicated to a reflection on the places, faces and works of mercy and will...Leggi tutto
In preparation for the Feast of St. Francis the "Francis is Alive 2016" Concert is scheduled for Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 9:00 pm, in the Lower Basilica of Assisi...Leggi tutto
With gratitude and joy the Friars welcome all to celebrate the Solemnity of St. Francis of Assisi – especially the participants from the Region of Piedmont who this year are...Leggi tutto
Night march to celebrate the Transitus of St. Francis in Assisi October 1-2, 2016
Theme: Mercy through the eyes of one who has been reconciled
Because of the many participants last year...Leggi tutto
When he arrived at the Sacred Convent, the Pope was welcomed by the Custos, Father Mauro Gambetti. The Pope greeted and embraced Bartholomew I, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople; Ignatius Aphrem...Leggi tutto
In the Marconi Room of Vatican Radio the International Meeting to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of “Spirit of Assisi” in Assisi September 18-20, 2016 with the theme: "Thirst for Peace...Leggi tutto
Uto Ughi with the Chamber Orchestra of "The Philharmonic of Rome" performed Saturday, September 17 in the Upper Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi opening the International Meeting dedicated to...Leggi tutto
The Sacred Convent of Assisi with the Italian Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea will sponsor the 2016 edition of “Nostra Madre Terra" (“Our Mother Earth”) International Meeting as...Leggi tutto
Assisi will host 30th “Spirit of Assisi” Anniversary Celebration, "Thirst for Peace. Faith, Cultures in Dialogue" September 18-20, 2016 -- taking place thirty years after the historic Day of World...Leggi tutto
The Holy Father will participate in the World Day of Prayer for Peace: "Thirst for Peace. Religions and Cultures in Dialogue" on September 20.For the Sacred Convent Franciscan community the...Leggi tutto
September 18-20, 2016 the 30th anniversary of the historic day of 27 October 1986 when Pope St. John Paul II proclaimed the first World Day of Prayer for Peace in...Leggi tutto
St. Francis of Assisi between 1224 and 1225 wrote the famous Canticle of Creatures at the Friary of San Damiano,. Work is also known as "the Canticle of Brother Sun...Leggi tutto
After an absence of 23 years because it had been brought to Rome to the Central Institute for Restoration (ICR) in September 1993. the so-called “Alb of St. Clare” was...Leggi tutto
Thursday, August 4, 2016 Pope Francis made a pilgrimage to the Portiuncula, the small church where eight hundred years ago received the Pardon of Assisi.
The event took place two days...Leggi tutto
The 12th edition of “Notes In ... Cloister” again this year presents great classical music in the Cloister of Sixtus IV at the Sacred Convent of Assisi.
The outdoor concert series...Leggi tutto
To mark the Eighth Centenary of the Pardon of Assisi or Indulgence of the Portiuncula (1216-2016) an exhibit has been launched at the St. Pius X Hall of the Museum...Leggi tutto
Five hundred years after the publication of the short Romanum Pontificem of July 11, 1516, when Pope Leo X for the purpose uniting the various factions of the Franciscan Order...Leggi tutto
Encouraged by the experience of last year and due to the numerous requests from pilgrims, from the 1 st of July, two guided tours of the Basilica of St. Francis...Leggi tutto
With the change to DST (Daylight Saving Time) and the return of warm weather Pilgrims visiting Assisi will notice some schedule changes.
A Mass in English will begin to be celebrated on the ...Leggi tutto
The 19th Pueri Cantores National Congress will be held in Assisi from July 15-17, 2016. The Congress is organized by the Italian Federation "Pueri Cantores", which is a collection of...Leggi tutto
Again this year "Con il Cuore, nel nome di Francesco (With the heart, in the name of Francis)" the concert/telethon of solidarity and charity for the needy, with host Carlo...Leggi tutto
Thursday, June 2 Third Day of Jewish-Christian Dialogue will be held in Assisi.The event now in its third edition is organized by the International Franciscan Center for Dialogue in Assisi...Leggi tutto
On Tuesday, May 24 the 763rd anniversary of the Dedication of the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi will be celebrated. Immediately after his canonization, which occurred July 16, 1228...Leggi tutto