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Three new Canons inducted in the Duomo

Three new Canons inducted in the Duomo

Don Silvio Baldisseri, Don Antonio Pieraccini and Don Giuseppe Cola are presented as new canons of the Duomo of Barga

The Archbishop of Pisa Mons. Giovanni Paolo Benotto was in Barga this week to confer on three local priests the order of canons of the Duomo of Barga. As the three are already members of the collegiata del Duomo di Barga  (from late Latin collegiatus, from collegium ‘partnership’ ) they can be given the title of Canon by the Archbishop […]

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Mons. Timothy Verdon – Sacred images in art

Mons. Timothy Verdon – Sacred images in art

The glazed technique invented by Luca della Robbia to protect his creations from the elements prompted Leonardo to say that it ”had made painting eternal"

The glazed sculpture of Luca Della Robbia and his family, admired by Leonardo da Vinci and whose technique still baffles experts was at the centre of an extremely interesting meeting this afternoon in Barga. As the Renaissance master Luca, (or his nephew Andrea and the latter’s son Giovanni, nobody is still absolutely sure just who […]

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Inaugurazione “centro caritas” dell’ Unita’ Pastorale

Inaugurazione “centro caritas” dell’ Unita’ Pastorale

Giovanni Paolo Benotto, the Bishop of Pisa was visiting Barga again today

The Bishop of Pisa, Giovanni Paolo Benotto has been on a pastoral visit to Barga for the past two months. Recently he was visiting the cultural and sports associations scattered around the Comune to make their voices heard as they attended an open meeting with the Bishop in the Teatro di Differenti in Barga Vecchia. Today […]

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Bishop of Pisa meets the cultural and sports associations

Bishop of Pisa meets the cultural and sports associations

Giovanni Paolo Benotto, the Bishop of Pisa was visiting Barga again today

The Bishop of Pisa has been on a pastoral visit to Barga all this month. Ten days ago he was visiting his parishioners (article here) , today it was the turn of the cultural and sports associations scattered around the Comune to make their voices hear as they attended an open meeting with the Bishop in […]

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The Archbishop, thanksgiving and community

The Archbishop, thanksgiving and community

Monsignor Giovanni Paolo Benotto took this opportunity to speak of community and its importance in today's society

Just as the last time the Archbishop visited the Barga area, the seemingly continuous rains paused, and the sun shone for the day. The Bishop of the Archdiocese of Pisa, Monsignor Giovanni Paolo Benotto, on Sunday paid his pastoral visit and first held Mass at Sommocolonia, where he performed the rites of confirmation of a […]

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Visit to Barga by the Bishop of Pisa

Visit to Barga by the Bishop of Pisa

Giovanni Paolo Benotto, the Bishop of Pisa was visiting Barga today

There has been terrible weather through a good part of Tuscany during the night and today with warnings for gales and high winds and a lot of rain but today strangely enough in Barga it’s bright sunshine. It’s almost as though somebody had ordered the weather. Could it just be a coincidence that mons. Giovanni […]

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Giovaninsieme con l’Arcivescovo

Domani sera si terrà presso l’oratorio del Sacro Cuore di Barga un incontro fortemente voluto da S. E. Mons. Giovanni Paolo Benotto, Arcivescovo di Pisa. Il vescovo in questo Anno della Fede ha infatti espresso il desiderio di incontrare i ragazzi che in tutta la Diocesi si apprestano a ricevere il Sacramento della Cresima. L’incontro […]

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A Barga il Rosario Giovani diocesano

A Barga il Rosario Giovani diocesano

Si è tenuto mercoledì sera, con una grandissima e sentita partecipazione, il Rosario Giovani della Diocesi di Pisa, appuntamento organizzato dal Servizio diocesano per la Pastorale Giovanile e che quest’anno ha avuto come teatro la nostra Barga. Più di 160 giovani, guidati dall’Arcivescovo Giovanni Paolo Benotto, sono venuti a Barga da tutto il territorio pisano […]

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Il Rosario Giovani Diocesano a Barga

Il Rosario Giovani Diocesano a Barga

Mercoledì 9 maggio avrà luogo a Barga il Rosario Giovani diocesano. L’ arcivescovo Giovanni Paolo Benotto, assieme ai giovani della Diocesi di Pisa, verrà nella nostra cittadina per partecipare a questo importante appuntamento del Servizio per la Pastorale Giovanile diocesana.  La preghiera comincerà alle ore 20 presso la chiesa della SS. Annunziata; successivamente è previsto […]

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Scuola della Parola per la Quaresima 2012

Scuola della Parola per la Quaresima 2012

Carissimi/e, anche quest’anno siamo tutti invitati a partecipare alla Scuola della Parola di Quaresima, cammino settimanale che ci guida attraverso questo particolare tempo liturgico: momento di riflessione e penitenza ma anche di scambio reciproco. Come ci ricorda infatti Benedetto XVI nel suo messaggio per la Quaresima del 2012, si tratta di un momento che ci […]