19 Aug 2018
Cistercian Abbey of Chiaravalle della Colomba, Alseno (Piacenza (Italy))

San Bernardo di Chiaravalle 2018

Saturday evening from 7.30 pm garrison of the collegiate church of San Lorenzo with ostentation of the relic of Saint Bernard and prayer together with the faithful present; at 20.45 a procession from Reliquia to Reliquia to Chiaravalle della Colomba reciting the Holy Rosary.
Sunday morning welcome of the Madonna of the Aviator brought in flight from the province of Brescia (12 planes and 1 helicopter landed), transfer of the statue on board the historical Rolls Royce that, together with other 24 historic cars and 10 motorcycles, has transported it up to Chiaravalle crossing Cortemaggiore, Fiorenzuola and Alseno. Celebrated S. Pontifical Mass officiated by Abbot Emeritus Father Silvestro. Agape in the cloister of the Abbey with pilots and crews followed by the blessing of the motorbikes, the cars in the square and the airplanes on the runway given by Abbot Silvestro.
Sunday afternoon welcome by the Bishop Msgr. Gianni Ambrosio, participation in the solemn Mass celebrated in the Abbey followed by the procession through the streets of Chiaravalle following the statue of St. Bernard loaded on a cart pulled by a pair of horses.