That’s it. The Year of Mercy is ending and the doors will soon be closed. The celebrations have started with great fanfare in Malta and around the world, but now the time has come to find a new concept and buzz word, a new marketing stratagem to attract people. Well, that could be one way of seeing things which follows a marketing perspective whereby one constantly keeps offering new offers, products and needs. Another way could be that of keeping in…
“The Synod on the Family… a personally moving experience” – Bishop Grech
Invited by the Seminary staff to give his own personal evaluation of the Synod on the Family as he experienced it during the three-week period between the 4th and 25th of October of this year, Bishop Mario Grech described the whole experience as “grace-filled” and personally “moving”. In his talk, held at the Seminary, the Bishop pinpointed three main breakthroughs in this Synod.
The first treated ecclesiology. Referring back to an intervention he himself made, the Bishop described the atmosphere…
Erba’ saċerdoti ġodda
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. Bertrand Vella OFM Cap,
Rev. Mark Joseph Zammit mill-Parroċċa ta’ Marija Annunzjata, Ħal Tarxien.
Kulħadd huwa mistieden biex jattendi għal velja ta’…
Apostleship of Prayer – June
Attached you will find a prayer proposal in English and in Maltese for the Pope’s Universal Intention for June.
This month’s reflection deals with how refugee challenges could enlighten one to reflect on what one can do to help.
Message of Pope Francis for the 52nd WORLD DAY OF PRAYER FOR VOCATIONS
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
The Fourth Sunday of Easter offers us the figure of the Good Shepherd who knows his sheep: he calls them, he feeds them and he guides them. For over fifty years the universal Church has celebrated this Sunday as the World Day of Prayer for Vocations. In this way she reminds us of our need to pray, as Jesus himself told his disciples, so that “the Lord of the harvest may send out labourers into his…
Issa li kważi ser jagħlaq sentejn fil-ħidma tiegħu, nistgħu nsejħu lil Papa Franġisku Missier Twajjeb! U forsi hawn min jistaqsi: x’jagħmlu hekk? Franġisku min-natural tiegħu jħobb ikun qalb in-nies: qalb l-ulied tal-Missier li l-istess Missier fdalu f’idejh. Jidħaq ma’ min jidħaq, jibki ma’ min jibki, jagħti kelma ta’ inkoraġġiment lil dawk li jesperjenzaw qtigħ il-qalb, tgħanniqa mill-qalb lill-marid, taptipa lill-batut: dan hu Papa Franġisku għalija u żgur għal ħafna minna! Saħansitra…
Apostleship of Prayer – March
Attached you will find a prayer proposal in English and in Maltese for the Pope’s Universal Intention for March. This month’s focuses on science and how it could be used both for our well-being as well as for our destruction.
Attached you will find a prayer proposal in English and in Maltese for the Pope’s Universal Intention for February. This month’s focuses on prisoners, especially the young, that they may be able to rebuild lives of dignity.