29th January – 8th February, 2010
Friday, 29th January
11.30 a.m. The Archbishop meets the Parish Priest of Tarxien.
6.00 p.m. The Archbishop meets the Liturgical Commission at the Parish Centre.
7.00 p.m. The Archbishop meets the Diaconal Commission at the Parish Centre.
8.00 p.m. The Archbishop meets the Youth Core Group at the Youth Centre.
Saturday, 30th January
4.30 p.m… Read more »
In Edinburgh, the Christian Churches of the world will meet this year from 2nd to 6th June to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the World Missionary Conference that took place in 1910 and is now regarded as the official birthday of the modern ecumenical movement.
On 14-23 June 1910, over one thousand delegates from different branches of Protestantism and Anglicanism, joined by one Orthodox delegate as well, met in the Scottish town to reflect together on the need to achieve unity in order to credibly announce Jesus’ Gospel… Read more »
Collections initiated by Caritas Malta in aid of the earthquake victims and their families in Haiti have reached €181,000. Caritas Malta said this confirms that the people of Malta and Gozo rose to the occasion to help people in need. Caritas Malta added that this amount does not include all collections made in parishes.
The collection is being made with the approval of the Archbishop of Malta, Mgr Paul Cremona OP and the Bishop of Gozo, Mgr Mario Grech, who have appealed for people’s generosity to help those who are suffering as a result of the devastating earthquake in Haiti… Read more »
On Wednesday, 27th January 2010, Archbishop Paul Cremona OP met the members of the parish communities in Attard. The aim of this meeting was to introduce the project of evangelisation in neighbourhood groups.
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“The best prevention against poverty is education”. This is one of the principles expressed on the website www.zeropoverty.org which supports the Caritas Europe’s campaign against poverty and social exclusion.
Such campaign (presented yesterday in the premises of the European Parliament, in Brussels) has officially started: on the website, people may subscribe to the petition which lists four main goals (eradicate children’s poverty, increase social security, increase the supply of personal and health-care services, increase employment), learn about the many activities planned by Caritas in 2010, proclaimed by the EU as the Year Against Poverty, find tools and materials for local action… Read more »
L-Arċisqof Pawlu Cremona OP, l-Erbgħa, 27 ta’ Jannar 2010, ltaqa ma’ numru ta’ principali tal-kulleġġi tal-Gvern. Fuq xewqa tagħhom stess, il-prinċipali tal-kulleġġi ddiskutew fost affarjiet oħra, il-pjan tagħhom biex iġeddu l-missjoni ta’ taghlim fid-dawl tat-twemmin Nisrani. Għal din il-laqgħa kienet preżenti Dr Grace Grima, Direttur Ġenerali għall-kwalita u standards fl-Edukazzjoni.
Mons Slawomir Oder
Pope John Paul II always took penitence seriously, spending entire nights lying with his arms outstretched on the bare floor, fasting before ordaining priests or bishops and flagellating himself, said the promoter of his sainthood cause.
Msgr. Slawomir Oder, postulator of the late pope’s cause, said Pope John Paul used self-mortification “both to affirm the primacy of God and as an instrument for perfecting himself.” The monsignor spoke to reporters Jan… Read more »
‘Għandna ngħidu grazzi lill-Mulej għal persuni karizmatiċi li jibgħat fil-Knisja, bħal Mons. Mikiel Azzopardi’. Dan qalu L-Arċisqof Pawlu Cremona fiċ-ċerimonja tat-tberik tal-Bitħa Dun Mikiel li saret it-Tlieta, 26 ta’ Jannar 2010, fid-Dar tal-Providenza. L-Arċisqof kompla jgħid li dan hu zmien importanti għax huwa l-bidu ta’ proċess biex lill-Mons. Mikiel Azzopardi nibdew inħarsu lejn il-wirt li ħalla, mhux daqstant il-bini tad-Dar tal-Providenza imma l-ispirtu u l-karizma tiegħu… Read more »
Fl-okkażjoni tal-festa ta’ San Franġisk de Sales, patrun tal-ġurnalisti, it-Tnejn 25 ta’ Jannar, 2010, id-direzzjoni ta’ Leħen is-Sewwa orġanizzat Quddiesa għall-ġurnalisti li ġiet ċċelebrata mill-Arċisqof Pawlu Cremona OP. Fl-omelija tiegħu, l-Arċisqof tkellem dwar l-importanza li Alla jagħti lit-tixrid tal-Kelma. Semma kif anke San Pawl kien xandar li uża l-mezzi disponibbli dak iż-żmien biex iwassal il-Kelma ta’ Alla. L-Arċisqof spjega kif San Pawl mhux biss uża l-kelma iżda anke l-kelma miktuba biex seta’ jwassal il-Kelma saħansitra meta ma kienx preżenti… Read more »
The Holy See’s financial situation could improve this year, but the situation continues to be one of “continual difficulties,” the Vatican reports. A communiqué released today by the Vatican press office notes that 2010 could “reflect the hope of a possible economic and financial evolution.” The note was released at the end of a two-day meeting of the Council of Cardinals for the Study of the Organizational and Economic Problems of the Holy See… Read more »