l-Knisja Kattolika għada tiċċelebra l-ikbar festa tagħha; dik tal-qawmien ta’ Ġesù mill-imwiet, u permezz t’hekk, ir-rebħa fuq il-mewt u d-dnub. Bi tħejjija għal din il-festa, IL-ĠENSillum online tkellmet ma’ Fr Hector Scerri, Kap tad-Dipartiment tat-Teoloġija Fundamentali u Dogmatika fil-Fakultà tat-Teoloġija dwar is-sinjifikat ta’ din il-festa llum.
San Pawl jgħid li mingħajr riżurrezzjoni, il-fidi tagħna tkun fiergħa. Kif din tista’ tagħmel sens għan-nisrani fil-ħajja ta’ llum? … Read more »
Luke 24, 13-25
Two of the disciples of Jesus were on their way to a village called Emmaus, seven miles from Jerusalem, and they were talking together about all that had happened. And it happened that as they were talking together and discussing it, Jesus himself came up and walked by their side; but their eyes were prevented from recognising him… Read more »
Pope Benedict XVI
Pope Benedict XVI warned of the consequences of a climate of indifference or even hostility to faith in increasingly secularized Spain and the dangers presented by the current difficult economic climate. Pope Benedict told the new Spanish ambassador to the Vatican that the role of the church and the help it can offer should not be overlooked, especially in such hard times… Read more »
John 20, 11-18
Mary was standing outside near the tomb, weeping. Then, as she wept, she stooped to look inside, and saw two angels in white sitting where the body of Jesus had been, one at the head, the other at the feet. They said, ‘Woman, why are you weeping?’ ‘They have taken my Lord away,’ she replied, ‘and I don’t know where they have put him.’ As she said this she turned round and saw Jesus standing there, though she did not realise that it was Jesus… Read more »
On the Thursday, 28th April, 2011, at 7.00 p.m. Metropolitan Seraphim El-Suriany, Head of the British Orthodox Church, within the Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria, will preside at an Ecumenical Service at Cospicua Parish Church. Metropolitan Seraphim will deliver a sermon on Building Bridges: A Witness to be borne jointly. The Coptic Christians who fell victims to violence in the last months will be commemorated… Read more »
Matthew 28, 8-15
Filled with awe and great joy the women came quickly away from the tomb and ran to tell his disciples. And suddenly, coming to meet them, was Jesus. ‘Greetings,’ he said. And the women came up to him and, clasping his feet, they did him homage. Then Jesus said to them, ‘Do not be afraid; go and tell my brothers that they must leave for Galilee; there they will see me.’ Now while they were on their way, some of the guards went off into the city to tell the chief priests all that had happened… Read more »
The Vatican Library celebrates 560 years of existence this year. Its official beginnings date, in fact, from the Brief ‘pro communi doctorum virorum commodo’ (to facilitate the research of scholars) emanated by Pope Nicholas V on 30 April 1451. The Brief established that all important books and other documents within Vatican premises be gathered together in the same place, and that they be made accessible to all for consultation, even lay scholars… Read more »
10.00 a.m. The Archbishop attends Anzac Day Celebration at the Pieta Military Cemetery.
9.30 a.m. The Archbishop presides over a meeting of the Major Seminary Staff and the Staff of the Faculty of Theology, at his residence in Attard.
4.30 p.m. The Archbishop meets Ms. Kathleen Beckman from the Magnificat Prayer Group, at his residence in Attard… Read more »
Click on the image below to watch the latest edition of the programme ‘Kelma ghall-Hajja’.
It was very early on the first day of the week and still dark, when Mary of Magdala came to the tomb… Read more »
Pope Benedict XVI
In an unprecedented TV appearance, Pope Benedict XVI answered questions posed by Christians and non-Christians about global conflicts, interreligious relations and human suffering.
One of the most moving questions came from a 7-year-old Japanese girl who lost friends in the recent earthquake and tsunami and who asked: “Why do I have to be so afraid? Why do children have to be so sad? … Read more »