Monthly Archives: April 2010

Daily Gospel – 27th April

John 10,22-30

It was the time of the feast of Dedication in Jerusalem. It was winter, and Jesus was in the Temple walking up and down in the Portico of Solomon. The Jews gathered round him and said, ‘How much longer are you going to keep us in suspense? If you are the Christ, tell us openly.’ Jesus replied: I have told you, but you do not believe… Read more »

VATICAN: ‘MEMO WILL NOT AFFECT VISIT’

Pope Benedict XVI in the UK

The Pope’s visit to Britain will not be affected by a leaked memo which appeared to mock the Catholic Church, the Vatican has said.

The Foreign Office has apologised over the paper resulting from a “brainstorm” which said the Pope could bless a gay marriage or open an abortion clinic.

UK newspaper reports have quoted Vatican sources as saying the September visit could now be in doubt… Read more »

ARCHBISHOP VISITS ‘PUTTINU CARES’ FUND-RAISING MARATHON

On Sunday, 25th April, 2010, Archbishop Paul Cremona OP visited the Puttinu Cares fund-raising marathon at the Marsa sports grounds. A total of €387,525 were raised after three days of sports activities. The amount raised will fund premises in London for young cancer patients and their families.

Click on the photo to enlarge… Read more »

Daily Gospel – 26th April

John 10,1-10

‘In all truth I tell you, anyone who does not enter the sheepfold through the gate, but climbs in some other way, is a thief and a bandit. He who enters through the gate is the shepherd of the flock; the gatekeeper lets him in, the sheep hear his voice, one by one he calls his own sheep and leads them out… Read more »

CYPRUS EAGER TO WELCOME POPE

Pope in Cyprus

Officials at the embassy of Cyprus before the Holy See are affirming the “historic importance” of Benedict XVI’s visit to the island, scheduled for June 4-6.

President Demetris Christofias, as well as the local Church, invited the Pope to make the visit, which will be his 16th international trip. During his three days on the island, he will meet with both government and Church leaders, as well as making a pilgrimage to the Pillar of St… Read more »

April 26 – 2 May

Monday

9.00 a.m. The Archbishop presides over a Curia senior staff meeting.

4.30 p.m. The Archbishop presides over a meeting of the Diocesan Representative Council at the Curia.

7.30 p.m. The Archbishop meets volunteers who took part in the organisation of the Pope’s visit to Malta, at the Curia.

Tuesday

9.00 a.m. The Archbishop visits Staff working at Media Link Communications, Pieta’ and then visits the staff of the Presidential Palace, Valletta where he also celebrates Mass on the occasion of the Feast of St… Read more »

Daily Gospel – 25th April

John 10, 27-30

The sheep that belong to me listen to my voice; I know them and they follow me. I give them eternal life; they will never be lost and no one will ever steal them from my hand. The Father, for what he has given me, is greater than anyone, and no one can steal anything from the Father’s hand… Read more »

SIGNS AND RESPONSABILITIES FOR THE CHURCH IN MALTA

Iż-żjara tal-Papa għandha sservi ta’ “sinjal” għall-Knisja f’Malta biex ma taqtax qalbha quddiem “ċirkostanzi ibsin” u tħeġġeġ evanġelizzazzjoni ġdida mibnija madwar “il-kelma, l-ferħ u l-entużjażmu… li rajna” u nidderiġuh għall-qadi tal-Mulej fl-evanġelizzazzjoni”.

Hekk qal lil IL-ĠENSILLUM online l-Arċisqof Pawlu Cremona OP mistoqsi minn din il-gazzetta dwar iż-żjara tal-Papa Benedittu XVI f’Malta fi tmiem il-ġimgħa li għaddiet.

Mons Cremona ddeskriva ż-żjara tal-Papa bħala suċċess li l-protagonisti tiegħu kienu dawk in-nies li bi ħġarhom fittxew biex jiltaqgħu mal-Papa Benedittu XVI… Read more »

CROWDS GREET THE IMAGE OF OUR LADY OF TA’ PINU AS IT MAKES ITS WAY TOWARDS TA’ PINU SANCTUARY

Il-Kwadru tal-Madonna ta’ Pinu li kien Malta bħala parti mill-programm taċ-Ċelebrazzjonijiet f’Għeluq iż-Żjara tal-Papa Benedittu Sittax f’Malta u fl-okkażjoni tal-Preżentazzjoni tal-Warda tad-Deheb li l-Papa offra lill-Madonna ta’ Pinu, ilbieraħ ittieħed lejn is-Santwarju ta’ Pinu waqt pellegrinaġġ nazzjonali mmexxi mill-Arċisqof Pawlu Cremona u minn Nunzju Apostoliku Tommaso Capputo.

Matul il-ġurnata tal-bieraħ kien espost għall-qima tal-pubbliku fil-Knisja Parrokkjali Santa Marija tal-Mosta wara li fit-tlett ijiem ta’ qabel kien fis-Santwarju Bażilika tal-Madonna tal-Karmnu fil-Belt Valletta… Read more »