L-Ewwel 100!

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Xi ħadd minn sħabi fakkarni li diġà għaddew 100 ġurnata minn meta ġejt ordnat djaknu. Għalkemm min jafni, jaf li dilettant tad-dati u l-anniversarji, imma jkolli nammetti li dan l-anniversarju qabiżli! 100 ġurnata – jew ftit aktar minn tliet xhur – mhuwiex żmien twil. Imma naħseb huwa żmien tajjeb biex nieqaf ftit, inħares lura lejn dawn il-ġranet li nħoss li għaddew malajr ħafna, u naqsam magħkom kif għexthom bħala Djaknu novell. Bħala djaknu,...

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Three seminarians make promise of celibacy

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Sinclair Bugeja from Iklin, Ryan Lee Pace from Gżira, and Mark Spiteri from Ħaż-Żebbuġ, yesterday evening made their promise of celibacy during a Mass celebrated by Archbishop Charles J. Scicluna in the chapel of the Benedictine Monastery in Mdina. The promise of celibacy was made in preparation for their upcoming diaconate ordination which is to take place later this month on the 28th of October in St John’s Co-Cathedral. During the...

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Seven to be Ordained Deacons

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On Friday 30th October 2015, six seminarians and a Conventual Franciscan friar are going to be ordained deacons by Archbishop Charles J. Scicluna, during a celebration of Mass starting at 6:30pm, at St Sebastian’s Parish Church, Ħal Qormi. The following will be ordained deacons: Allister Marija Aquilina OFM Conv.; Sergio Fenech and Mark Mallia Pawley from St Sebastian’s Parish Church, Ħal Qormi; Claude Mifsud, from the Parish of the Assumption...

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Erba’ saċerdoti ġodda

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Nhar il-Ġimgħa 3 ta’ Lulju 2015, Festa ta’ San Tumas Appostlu, l-Arċisqof Charles J. Scicluna ser jordna erba’ saċerdoti ġodda (tlieta djoċesani u wieħed reliġjuż) waqt Quddiesa fil-Kon-katidral ta’ San Ġwann, il-Belt Valletta. Iċ-ċelebrazzjoni tibda fis-6:30 p.m. L-erba’ djakni li ser jiġu ordnati saċerdoti huma: Rev. Carlo Calleja mill-Parroċċa ta’ Stella Maris, Tas-Sliema, Rev. Christopher Ellul mill-Parroċċa ta’ Kristu Re, Raħal Ġdid, Rev....

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Highlights of 2014

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Another year has flown by, and here are some photos that highlight some of the special moments we had as a community during this year.     1. Joseph F.X. Zahra, who  is one of five members on the International Audit Committee of the Holy See and the Vatican State delivered one of the community meetings.   2. Religious students were invited for prayer during Lent.   3….we then drank some tea and coffee….   4....

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