On Saturday, 28th August 2010, at the Parish of St Paul’s Bay, the year dedicated to the 1950th anniversary since the shipwreck of St Paul was brought to a close. In our tradition, St Paul’s Bay has always been closely associated with Paul’s shipwreck and his visit to Malta.
The festivities, which were most significant, commenced at the Parish Church, with the celebration of mass, presided over by Archbishop Paul Cremona. … Read more »
Some historic and noteworthy events await the Holy Father and Vatican officials after the summer break, when the Eternal City springs back to life.
Benedict XVI will be staying at his summer residence of Castel Gandolfo at least until the end of next month, but before he returns to Rome he has three important engagements to fulfill.
The most significant will be his much-anticipated visit to Great Britain on Sept… Read more »
He went down to Capernaum, a town in Galilee, and taught them on the Sabbath. And his teaching made a deep impression on them because his word carried authority. In the synagogue there was a man possessed by the spirit of an unclean devil, and he shouted at the top of his voice, ‘Ha! What do you want with us, Jesus of Nazareth? … Read more »
On Friday, 27th August, 2010, Archbishop Paul Cremona O.P. celebrated Mass at Casa Leone in Saint Julians to celebrate the 100th birthday of three residents: Mary Caruana, Josephine Calleja and Jospehine Camenzuli.
Mary Caruana was born in Birgu on the 14th September 1910 and is the youngest of six siblings; three males and three females. Before moving to Casa Leone, Mary and her family lived in B’Buġia… Read more »
Catholics in the United States will begin using the long-awaited English translation of the Roman Missal on the first Sunday of Advent in 2011, Cardinal Francis E. George of Chicago said Aug. 20. The cardinal’s announcement as president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops marks the formal beginning of a more than 15-month period of education and training leading to the first use of the “third typical edition” of the Roman Missal at English-language Masses in the United States on Nov… Read more »
He came to Nazara, where he had been brought up, and went into the synagogue on the Sabbathprophet Isaiah. Unrolling the scroll he found the place where it is written: The spirit of the Lord is on me, for he has anointed me to bring the good news to the afflicted. He has sent me to proclaim liberty to captives, sight to the blind, to let the oppressed go free, to proclaim a year of favour from the Lord. … Read more »
Archbishop Paul Cremona OP has appointed Rev Josef Mifsud as the new parish priest for St Joseph the Worker, B Kara.
Fr Josef was born in Zejtun on 15th May 1981 and grew up in Siggiewi where he received his education at primary level. Following that, he attended the Minor Seminary, and later recieved his theological formation at the University of Malta where he graduated with a B SThl degree in 2009. … Read more »
Archbishop Paul Cremona O.P. has appointed Rev Frans Abdilla as his Delegate for the Clergy and for Members of Institutes of Consecrated Life. He will replace Rev Joseph Mifsud Bonnici.
Fr Abdilla was born in Kirkop on 29th October 1956. He was ordained as a priest on 29th June 1984. His undertook his first pastoral mission as the vice parish priest of the Church of St Philip, Zebbug. … Read more »
9.15 a.m. The Archbishop presides over a Curia senior staff meeting.
1.40 a.m. The Archbishop leads a pilgrimage to Poland, to places connected with the devotion of the Divine Mercy.
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A group of youth representing 20 countries presented a Magna Carta of Values at the United Nations in a session presided over by the retired archbishop of New York and the Holy See’s permanent observer before the U.N..
The World Youth Parliament, founded in 1991, created the magna carta, which was presented Aug. 13, after two years of preparation… Read more »