Life at the Seminary… in Zambia!

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In January 2017, Fr Mark Sultana – spiritual director at the Archbishop’s Seminary – travelled to Kitwe, Zambia to deliver a series of lectures at the Redemptoris Mater Seminary. We were curious to find out about seminarians there and seminary life, about their call and vocation. What’s different? What’s similar? Below is the first of two experiences we shall publish this week. This was written by Francis Songwe....

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Mass of Thanksgiving for Fr Jimmy Bonnici

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On Wednesday 7th December, the Seminary Community marked the end of Fr Jimmy Bonnici’s term as Rector of the Archbishop’s Seminary with a concelebrated Mass led by Fr Jimmy himself, with the participation of the Seminary Staff and the priests who were ordained during his tenure. In his homily, Fr Jimmy shared his personal experience of God’s faithfulness and spoke about the humility and simplicity of two of his mentors – Pope...

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In good company

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I have been a part of the seminary community for six years now, and sometimes I just wonder what’s the point of such a life when in my role as a diocesan priest I would probably be living on my own.  Do I get anything out of this? Sometimes we work hard to try to create an environment where people are able to live together, where they are able to hold good relationships, but really, is it worth anything? Can’t we just all live our own...

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Celebrating ‘Mater’

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Yesterday evening, Sr Carmen Valentino RSCJ gave a talk to the Seminary community on the meaning and history of the image of Mater Admirabilis. This was done in preparation for the commemoration in honour of Mater – as it is affectionately referred to – to be held next Thursday at the Seminary. Sr Carmen is a member of the Society of the Sacred Heart – a religious community which resides at the Seminary. The Society ran the Mater...

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Here’s to new beginnings!

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Have you ever read the book; “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” – by C.S. Lewis? This book was one of my childhood favourites, and I recently re -lived a particular scene from this timeless classic. C.S. Lewis sets the scene in 1940, where four siblings (Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy Pevensie) are among many children evacuated from London during World War II to escape the bombings. They were sent to the countryside to live with...

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