News from the Vineyard

  • ASH WEDNESDAY AT GRICIGLIANO

    ASH WEDNESDAY AT GRICIGLIANO

    We are now reaching the conclusion of the penitential season of Lent and the ceremonies of Holy Week are before. Taking a step back to Ash Wednesday and the commencement of the Lenten period, we bring some photographs from the seminary Ash Wednesday Mass and distribution of Ashes. 
  • NEWS ON CANON FRAGELLI

    NEWS ON CANON FRAGELLI

    As Holy Week approaches, I take the liberty once again of commending to your prayers, which are certainly even more fervent in this holy time, Canon Fragelli. His general condition is good, his life out of danger. However, rehabilitation is long, the progress very slow: Canon Fragelli still cannot stand on his own …
  • PROGRESS IN PRESTON AT ST BENEDICT’S ACADEMY

    PROGRESS IN PRESTON AT ST BENEDICT’S ACADEMY

    Our Catholic Academy located in Preston, Lancashire has uploaded their latest newsletter which captures the good work and progress being made. Read more in the newsletter which can be downloaded here. Our work depends on your goodwill and support both in prayer and where you feel able by financial means.  We need: £25,000 …
  • CANON ALTIERE – UPDATE 22 FEBRUARY

    CANON ALTIERE – UPDATE 22 FEBRUARY

    Thank you for your continued prayers for Canon Altiere. Canon Altiere was hospitalised on the 9th January and has had an unusually protracted hospitalisation as a result of a previous underlying lung condition in 2019. Canon Altiere has reached a major milestone in his slow but steady course to regaining his health. He …
  • MEET OUR SEMINARIANS

    MEET OUR SEMINARIANS

    Our seminarians currently at Gricigliano or in placement in apostolate. Click the image to view a larger scale:
  • ST FRANCIS DE SALES: A PATRON OF THE INSTITUTE

    ST FRANCIS DE SALES: A PATRON OF THE INSTITUTE

    From the Roman Breviary: Francíscus in óppido Salésio, unde famíliæ cognómen, piis et nobílibus paréntibus natus et liberálibus disciplínis erudítus, philosophíæ ac theologíæ Parísiis óperam dedit, et, láuream in utróque iure Patávii obtínuit. Sacerdótio initiátus et Genevénsis ecclésiæ præpositúram adéptus, eius múneris partes tam bene explévit, ut eum Granérius epíscopus vindicándis ab hǽresi …

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