John 14, 1-6
Do not let your hearts be troubled. You trust in God, trust also in me. In my Father’s house there are many places to live in; otherwise I would have told you. I am going now to prepare a place for you, and after I have gone and prepared you a place, I shall return to take you to myself, so that you may be with me where I am… Read more »
The former president of the Academy for Life is lamenting the death of a baby who survived an abortion but died two days later after being left without care.
Bishop Elio Sgreccia stated on Vatican Radio that care is a duty even if the law does not require it, denouncing the neglect of a 22-week-old baby boy who survived in a hospital in Rossano after his mother attempted to have him aborted… Read more »
Between the 7th and the 14th April 2010, the Maltese Augustinian Province celebrated the Ordinary Provincial Chapter in the Augustinian monastery in Rabat. During these days, the Augustinian friars have gathered for a period of evaluation of the work carried out during these last four years, as well as formulating a program of action for the next four years. The Chapter was presided by the Prior General of the Augustinian Order, the Most Rev… Read more »
Matthew 25, 1-13
‘Then the kingdom of Heaven will be like this: Ten wedding attendants took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom. Five of them were foolish and five were sensible: the foolish ones, though they took their lamps, took no oil with them, whereas the sensible ones took flasks of oil as well as their lamps. The bridegroom was late, and they all grew drowsy and fell asleep… Read more »
As part of his pastoral visits on the occasion of the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker, on Tuesday, 26th April, 2010, Archbishop Paul Cremona OP visited PN officials and staff working at Media.Link Communications, in Pieta’ and then proceeded to visit the staff of the Presidential Palace, in Valletta where he also celebrated Mass. On Wednesday, 27th April, 2010, the Archbishop continued with his visits, this time round meeting members of staff of Michael Debono Ltd, in Zebbug and then the officials and workers at the Labour Party Headquarters, in Hamrun… Read more »
The speeches of H.H. Pope Benedict XVI, the Archbishop of Malta, the Bishop of Gozo and the Maltese youth, during the Pope’s visit to Malta may be downloaded in Maltese and English from the PRESS ROOM or by clicking here.
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On Thursday 29th April, 2010, Archbishop Paul Cremona OP will leave Malta for Canada and New York on a pastoral visit to the Maltese communities in Toronto, Detroit and New York.
Archbishop Cremona will arrive at Toronto International Airport on Friday, 30th April at 2.30 a.m (Malta time). Among other commitments in Toronto, the Archbishop will meet with the Auxiliary Bishop, Mgr William McGrattan and with the Maltese patients who are receiving treatment at the Runnymede Hospital. … Read more »
John 12, 44-50
Jesus declared publicly: Whoever believes in me believes not in me but in the one who sent me, and whoever sees me, sees the one who sent me. I have come into the world as light, to prevent anyone who believes in me from staying in the dark any more. If anyone hears my words and does not keep them faithfully, it is not I who shall judge such a person, since I have come not to judge the world, but to save the world: anyone who rejects me and refuses my words has his judge already: the word itself that I have spoken will be his judge on the last day… Read more »
Fil-11 ta’ Mejju 2007, il-Kummissjoni Interdjoċesana Ambjent (KA) kienet ħarġet stqarrija li fiha kienet ikkundannat l-att vandalu li kien sar dak iż-żmien lil ’l fuq minn tlett elef siġra. Il-KA kienet ingħaqdet ma’ eluf ta’ Maltin li ħassewhom urtati b’dak l-att għax:
“Bħal kull dnub ieħor, atti bħal dawn jippruvaw inisslu sens ta’ inċertezza bl-iskop li jiddistabilizzaw lill-komunità, li qed tipprova tgħix l-esperjenza ta’ familja magħha nnifisha, mal-Ħallieq u mal-ħolqien kollu.”
Fis-satra tal-lejl, għat-tieni darba u fl-istess post, persuna jew persuni rresponsabbli wettqu att vandalu fuq siġar imħawla fis-sit ta’ Foresta 2000… Read more »
UK Bishops arms
The bishops of England and Wales are encouraging their faithful to use the four Fridays of this May as special days of prayer regarding the scandal of sexual abuse by clergy.
In a statement Thursday, the prelates said that the offenses committed by some priests and religious are “the personal sins of only a very few,” the prelates stated… Read more »