Saint Benedict Archabbey

Territorial Abbey of Montecassino, Italy



Foundation : Saint Benedict, 529
I destruction : 577
II destruction : 883
III destruction : 1349
IV destruction : 1944
Pope Paul VI reconsecrates the Basilica and proclaims St. Benedict “Europe’s main patron” : 1964


Congregation : Sublacense Cassinese
Archabbot : Fr. Donato Ogliari
Number of monks : 10


Pastoral service; museum and cultural activities; guesthouse; library; archive; gift shop; San Benedetto Foundation (Saint Benedict School-Institute, House of Charity, Terra Sancti Benedicti Historical Parade)

Resident of the Collegio

Alessandro Trespioli OSB

Monastic Studies
Pontifical Athenaeum Sant’Anselmo

Montecassino Abbey and

From the YouTube channel Abbazia Montecassino

Web site and links

Territorial Abbey of Montecassino Web Site

Photos used with the permission of Don Donato Ogliari OSB