News from the Vineyard

  • CANON FRAGELLI CONTINUES TO MAKE PROGRESS

    CANON FRAGELLI CONTINUES TO MAKE PROGRESS

    From the Prior General, Monsignor Wach on the 24th July: Dear friends, We have the joy of bringing you good news from Canon Fragelli. As you can see, he is now standing, thank God. Thanks again for your prayers!  
  • IN THANKGIVING FOR TWENTY YEARS OF HOLY PRIESTHOOD

    IN THANKGIVING FOR TWENTY YEARS OF HOLY PRIESTHOOD

    His Eminence Cardinal Silvano Piovanelli, Archbishop emeritus of Florence ordained Abbé Amaury Montjean and Abbé Jean Marc Rodié to the Sacred Priesthood on Wednesday 3rd July 2002, the feast of St. Irenaeus at Gricigliano. Ad multos annos Canon Montjean!
  • ACCÉDANT, QUI ORDINÁNDI SUNT AD DIACONÁTUM!

    ACCÉDANT, QUI ORDINÁNDI SUNT AD DIACONÁTUM!

    Let those come forward who are to ordained to Deaconship! We will especially pray for Abbé Michael McCowen and Abbé Liam Dodd  who will each be ordained Deacon on Wednesday 29th June in Florence.
  • ST BENEDICTS ACADEMY – PREPARATION OF THE FUTURE CAMPUS

    ST BENEDICTS ACADEMY – PREPARATION OF THE FUTURE CAMPUS

    Thanks to Divine Providence, our generous benefactors and the work of our seminary candidates (under the steady supervision of Canon Ducret!), preparations are underway at the future facilities of Saint Benedict’s Academy, next to Saint Walburge’s Church.  It is an exciting time for us!  More spacious buildings and outside activity space provide great …
  • CANON FRAGELLI PROGRESS – UPDATE 28 MAY 2022

    CANON FRAGELLI PROGRESS – UPDATE 28 MAY 2022

    Having contracted Covid-19 at our mission in Gabon in the early part of the pandemic, Canon Fragelli has undergone intensive treatment since he became very poorly. He was initially brought to Italy for treatment and has now joined his family in Brazil for further convalescence. Please keep him in your prayers  
  • 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. 

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