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Inauguration of the Academic Year

Celebration of Vespers pdf

Nota bene : Lessons will begin 12 October 2020.

Inauguration of the Academic Year 2020-2021

Monday, 5 October 2020 – 5.00 pm

Limited seats
Reservations required: segreteria@anselmianum.com

The academic act will be transmitted online on the website: www.anselmianum.com


SOLEMN VESPERS of the Holy Spirit
Presided over by the Most Rev Prof. Gregory J. Polan O.S.B.
Grand Chancellor and Abbot Primate


Inauguration speech
P. Bernhard A. Eckerstorfer O.S.B.

Musical interval
G.F. Handel (1685 – 1759)
Oboe Concerto No. 1 in B flat major – Adagio and Allegro [HWV 301]Joel Schmidt O.S.B., oboe
Prof. Jordi-A. Piqué i Collado O.S.B., organ

Academic lecture
Witnessing Jesus Christ in today’s world : Reflections on Christology
Cardinal Walter Kasper
President emeritus
Pontifical Council for Christian Unity

Hymnus in honorem Sancti Anselmi (Schola Cantorum)

The academic act will take place on Monday 5 October 2020 at 5.00 pm, at the Basilica of Sant’Anselmo in Piazza dei Cavalieri di Malta 5, Rome.