BIBLE SUNDAY will be celebrated in the Archdiocese of Malta and the Diocese of Gozo on Sunday, 31 October 2010. The theme chosen for this year is taken from the Book of Numbers in the Bible, chapter 6:
May the Lord bless you and take care of you;
May the Lord be kind and gracious to you;
May the Lord look on you with favour
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Matul il-jiem li għaddiew bdew jitqassmu fid-djar Maltin iktar minn 165,000 djarju tad-Dar tal-Providenza għas-sena 2011.
F’kummenti li ta lil IL-ĠENSillum online, Victor Formosa, kelliemi għal din id-dar, fisser li fl-aħħar ġimagħtejn għadd kbir ta’ voluntiera minn kull qasam tal-ħajja taw daqqa t’id fl-ippakkjar ta’ dawn id-djarji f’envelopes apposta fid-Dar tal-Providenza jew fi djarhom.
Bħal fis-snin l-imgħoddijja, id-djarju fih messaġġ minn Fr Martin Micallef, Direttur tad-Dar tal-Providenza, kif ukoll il-ħinijiet tal-quddies kollu tal-Ħdud u ta’ matul il-ġimgħa fil-knejjes kollha ta’ Malta u Għawdex… Read more »
Luke 13, 22-30
Through towns and villages he went teaching, making his way to Jerusalem. Someone said to him, ‘Sir, will there be only a few saved?’ He said to them, ‘Try your hardest to enter by the narrow door, because, I tell you, many will try to enter and will not succeed. ‘Once the master of the house has got up and locked the door, you may find yourself standing outside knocking on the door, saying, “Lord, open to us,” but he willwillwill reply, “I do not know where you come from; away from me, all evil doers!” ‘Then there will be weeping and grinding of teeth, when you see Abraham and Isaac and Jacob and all the prophets in the kingdom of God, and yourselves thrown out. … Read more »
Orthodox and Catholics
European Catholic and Orthodox representatives praised a growing awareness of religious rights on their continent and urged governments to allow churches a more active role in ethical debates. In a joint statement from the Greek island of Rhodes, the representatives said bishops and theologians at the second Catholic-Orthodox Forum had welcomed the legal protection given to religious rights by Europe’s democratic constitutions, as well as by international instruments such as the 2000 Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union… Read more »
On Saturday, 23rd October, 2010, Archbishop Paul Cremona O.P. met the Sisters of the Good Shepherd in Mosta. Later on Archbishop Cremona celebrated Mass at ta’ Mlit Church, and afterwards met parishioners and pastoral groups active in this area at the Pastoral Centre.
CLICK HERE for the Archbishop’s Pastoral Visit programme in Mosta.
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On Wednesday, 20th October, 2010, Archbishop Paul Cremona O.P. visited Mosta Primary School ‘A’. During his visit Archbishop Cremona did not only meet the administrative staff but also parents of the students who attend in this school. During a meeting between the Archbishop and the parents, both sides exchanged experiences.
The Archbishop was shown around the classes of the Third and Second Year students whilst First Year and Kindergarten met him together… Read more »
Luke 13, 18-21
He went on to say, ‘What is the kingdom of God like? What shall I compare it with? It is like a mustard seed which a man took and threw into his garden: it grew and became a tree, and the birds of the air sheltered in its branches.’ Again he said, ‘What shall I compare the kingdom of God with? … Read more »
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On Tuesday 19th and Wednesday 20th October, 2010, Archbishop Paul Cremona O.P. met the Augustinian Sisters’ Community, visited the Sacred Heart of Jesus Catechetical Centre in Mosta, met the Liturgical Commission followed by another meeting with the Commission for the Family. On the following day, Thursday, 21st October, he visited the Catechism Centre of Saint Margaret and also the Catechism Centre (MUSEUM) for boys followed by a meeting with the Parish Pastoral Council, Commission for the Implementation of the Synod and the Parish Economic Council of Mosta Parish… Read more »
Pope during his last Audience
Benedict XVI announced today the theme for the next general assembly of the Synod of Bishops: The new evangelization. The Pope made the announcement today at the closing Mass of the Special Assembly for the Middle East of the Synod of Bishops, and repeated it before praying the Angelus at midday with those gathered in St. Peter’s Square.
The next Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops will be held in 2012, and will be dedicated to the theme “The New Evangelization for the Transmission of the Christian Faith,” the Pontiff said… Read more »