God is one illogical matrix…

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Yes He Is! Trying to rationalize reality will sooner or later force one to conclude God is One Illogical Being. How is it that He loves us and yet He allows suffering, injustice and evil in the world? Well, God might not be the only one! How can I explain my vocation to the priesthood as anything but illogical? After obtaining a Master’s degree in IT, and working for over six years in software development, programming logically, I feel to have...

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Five Men to be Ordained Deacons

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Tomorrow, Sunday 9th November, 2014, four seminarians and a Capuchin friar are going to be ordained deacons by His Lordship Monsignor Charles J. Scicluna, Titular Bishop of San Leone, Apostolic Administrator, Sede Vacante, during a mass celebrated at Christ the King Parish Church, Paola, commencing at 6:00pm. The five deacons-to-be are, Carlo Calleja from Stella Maris Parish Church, Sliema, Abraham D’Amato, from St Peter in Chains Parish,...

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60 Years On…

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Sixty years have passed since the first student teachers entered the gate of Mater Admirabilis Training College at Tal-Virtù.  However, this was but the new accomodation of the college, which opened its doors to the first group of 25 students on October 20, 1944 – feast of Mater Admirablis – at very cramped quarters in the convent/school at St. Julian’s.  The initial ten-week course gradually developed into a two-year residential one, and a new...

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23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time – I am believed because I believe

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2 Maccabees 7:1-2, 9-14 Psalm 17:1, 5-6, 8, 15 2 Thessalonians 2:16-3:5 Luke 20:27-38 The liturgical texts for this week’s liturgy blend in the steadfast faith of the seven sons of the widow who refused to give in to cultural influences even at the threat of death with the promise of eternal life, which begins in this world and which reaches its fulfillment in the world to come. It is fitting to reflect on the gift of faith as a light...

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