Monthly Archives: October 2010

1 – 7 November


8.30 a.m. The Archbishop celebrates Pontifical Mass on the feast of All Saints, at St. John’s Co-Cathedral, Valletta.


8.30 a.m. The Archbishop celebrates Pontifical Mass on the feast of All Soul’s, at St. John’s Co-Cathedral, Valletta.

5.30 p.m. The Archbishop meets ŻAK (Żgħażagħ Azzjoni Kattolika) youths, at his residence in Attard.


8.30 a.m… Read more »

Daily Gospel – 31st October & Kelma għall-Ħajja

Click on the image below to watch the latest edition of the programme ‘Kelma ghall-Hajja’.

Luke 19,1-10

He entered Jericho and was going through the town  and suddenly a man whose name was Zacchaeus made his appearance; he was one of the senior tax collectors and a wealthy man. He kept trying to see which Jesus was, but he was too short and could not see him for the crowd; so he ran ahead and climbed a sycamore tree to catch a glimpse of Jesus who was to pass that way… Read more »


“Bħal San Pawl, il-missjunarju jitlaq kollox u jmur f’artijiet imbiegħda jwettaq il-missjoni fdata lilu”.

Hekk qal l-Arċisqof Pawlu Cremona OP nhar il-Ħadd li għadda waqt quddiesa fl-okkażjoni tal-Ġurnata Missjunarja li saret fit-Teatru Grieg f’Ta’ Qali.

Il-quddiesa fetħet il-Villaġġ Missjunarju li din is-sena ttella’ fil-Park Nazzjonali f’Ta’ Qali u li kien imtella’ mill-Uffiċċju Missjunarju.


Daily Gospel – 30th October

Luqa 14,7-11

He then told the guests a parable, because he had noticed how they picked the places of honour. He said this,  ‘When someone invites you to a wedding feast, do not take your seat in the place of honour. A more distinguished person than you may have been invited, and the person who invited you both may come and say, “Give up your place to this man.” And then, to your embarrassment, you will have to go and take the lowest place… Read more »


On Friday 29th October 2010, a delegation from the Union Haddiema Maqghudin (UHM), led by the Union’s President, Mr Gejtu Vella and the Secretary General, Mr Gejtu Tanti, presented Archbishop Paul Cremona O.P. with a copy of the document entitled ‘Vizjoni Socjali 2015.’ During the presentation, Archbishop Cremona referrred to those values by which the Church is guided and the ensuing benefits for society if our vision is based upon such values… Read more »


On Tuesday 26th October, 2010, Archbishop Paul Cremona OP met the Franciscan Sisters’ Community in Mosta as part of his pastoral visit in this parish. That same day, the Archbishop celebrated Mass at Bidnija Chapel and met residents in the neighborhood. Another meeting was held with the Jesuit Fathers who reside at Mount Saint Joseph in Targa Gap, limits of Mosta… Read more »

Daily Gospel – 29th October

Luke 14,1-6

Now it happened that on a Sabbath day he had gone to share a meal in the house of one of the leading Pharisees; and they watched him closely.  Now there in front of him was a man with dropsy,  and Jesus addressed the lawyers and Pharisees with the words, ‘Is it against the lawman and cured him and sent him away.  … Read more »


Holy Land

The faithful worldwide are invited to join the 2,000 cities already planning to participate in a day of prayer for peace in the Holy Land. The 3rd International Day of Intercession for Peace in the Holy Land, an initiative organized by several Catholic youth associations, will take place Jan. 29-30.

Last year, some 1,103 cities worldwide joined Benedict XVI, Father Pierbattista Pizzaballa, the custos of the Holy Land, and Archbishop Fouad Twal, the Latin patriarch of Jerusalem, to participate in the prayer for peace… Read more »

Daily Gospel – 28th October

Luke 6,12-16

Now it happened in those days that he went onto the mountain to pray; and he spent the whole night in prayer to God.  When day came he summoned his disciples and picked out twelve of them; he called them ‘apostles’:  Simon whom he called Peter, and his brother Andrew, James, John, Philip, Bartholomew,  Matthew, Thomas, James son of Alphaeus, Simon called the Zealot,  Judas son of James, and Judas Iscariot who became a traitor… Read more »

Brian’s Voluntary Experience in Naples

It was an extremely beautiful experience. I did not know what to expect, whether I was coming back happy or upset. But the two weeks I passed in Naples were so fulfilling I can proudly say that I came back with something really significant. Since my return I can say that I am more grateful for what I have and am more motivated to help people… Read more »