L-għada tal-Milied, il-Ħadd 26 ta’ Diċembru 2010, numru kbir ta’ nies żaru l-Kurja tal-Arċisqof, Floriana, biex iwasslu l-isbaħ xewqat lill-Arċisqof Pawlu Cremona O.P, lill-Isqof Annetto Depasquale u lill-Arċisqof Emeritus Ġuzeppi Mercieca.
Fost dawk li attendew, id-direttur tal-Caritas, Mons. Victor Grech li mexxa grupp ta’ rappreżentanti li jaħdmu mal-familji fil-bżonn fis-servizz tad-djakonija fil-parroċċi. F’kelmtejn tal-okkażjoni, Monsinjur Grech tkellem dwar il-ħidma tal-Caritas biex tikxef il-wiċċ tal-faqar u biex dejjem tkun fuq in-naha tal-fqir u l-batut… Read more »
Mary of Magdala came to the tomb. She saw that the stone had been moved away from the tomb and came running to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Jesus loved. ‘They have taken the Lord out of the tomb,’ she said, ‘and we don’t know where they have put him.’ So Peter set out with the other disciple to go to the tomb. … Read more »
Pope with poor
Lasagna, veal and cake were on the menu Sunday as Pope Benedict XVI invited about 250 poor people to join him for a post-Christmas lunch and denounced as “absurd” new attacks on the faithful around the globe. Joining the pope and his guests were some 250 nuns, seminarians and priests of Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity order, which runs soup kitchens around Rome… Read more »
9.00 a.m. The Archbishop visits Cordin Correctional Facility, in Paola.
7.00 p.m. The Archbishop visits residents at San Blas Therapeutic Community
During the morning the Archbishop visits elderly priests in their homes.
5.00 p.m. The Archbishop visits the nuns at St. Claire’s Monastery, St. Julians
8.00 p.m. The Archbishop attends the inauguration of the Pieta’ Hotspurs football pitch… Read more »
Feast of the Holy Family
After they had left, suddenly the angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, ‘Get up, take the child and his mother with you, and escape into Egypt, and stay there until I tell you, because Herod intends to search for the child and do away with him.’ So Joseph got up and, taking the child and his mother with him, left that night for Egypt, where he stayed until Herod was dead… Read more »
Pope's blessing Urbi et Orbi
Pope Benedict called for Israelis and Palestinians “to strive for a just and peaceful co-existence” Pope Benedict XVI has expressed his hope for an end to conflicts around the world, in his traditional Christmas Day message from the Vatican. In his address from St Peter’s Basilica, he called on Israelis and Palestinians to co-exist in peace. He urged China’s Christians to remain hopeful in spite of limitations, and prayed for those hit by natural disasters in Latin America… Read more »
THE NATIVITY OF THE LORD
Now it happened that at this time Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be made of the whole inhabited world. This census the first took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria, and everyone went to be registered, each to his own town. So Joseph set out from the town of Nazareth in Galilee for Judaea, to David’s town called Bethlehem, since he was of David’s House and line, in order to be registered together with Mary, his betrothed, who was with child. … Read more »