Monthly Archives: May 2011


Families in Croatia

The focus of Pope Benedict XVI’s trip to Zagreb, Croatia, June 4-5 will be on the family and building a community with Christian values. In the 84-year-old pope’s 19th trip abroad and his 13th to a European country, he also will continue to underline the importance he places on reviving Europe’s Christian roots. Even though Croatia is an overwhelmingly Catholic country, it has undergone hardships that have tested its foothold on faith: two World Wars, a Nazi invasion and then communist rule under the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia… Read more »

Daily Gospel – 31st May

Luke 1,39-56

Mary set out at that time and went as quickly as she could into the hill country to a town in Judah. She went into Zechariah’s house and greeted Elizabeth. Now it happened that as soon as Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the child leapt in her womb and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit. She gave a loud cry and said, ‘Of all women you are the most blessed, and blessed is the fruit of your womb… Read more »


Il-parroċċi tal-Għargħur, Mġarr, Mosta u Naxxar, iktar kmieni dan ix-xahar fakkru s-Sena tal-Volontarjat permezz ta’ ċelebrazzjoni fid-Dar tal-Providenza u ħadu din l-okkażjoni biex jagħtu donazzjoni lil din l-opra karitattevoli tal-Knisja f’Malta.

F’kummenti lil IL-ĠENSillum online, Victor Formosa, il-kelliemi għal din id-Dar, fisser li f’attività sempliċi imma “sinjifikattiva”, madwar 200 ruħ minn dawn l-erba’ parroċċi li jiffurmaw l-Unità numru 7 ngħaqdu mal-Arċiprieti u l-Kappillani tagħhom fid-Dar tal-Providenza biex ifakkru s-Sena Ewropea tal-Volontarjat… Read more »


SEJJAĦTLI –  on FAVOURITE TV – on Thursday  2nd June at 9.00pm with a repeat on Sunday at 4.00pm.

Theme: Journalism and Media

Presentor: Joyce Cassar with the participation of resident guest Fr. Rene Camilleri

Information: This week’s programme will focus on the responsibility of journalists and broadcasters to deliver the truth.  But is this the case?  … Read more »

Daily Gospel – 30th May

John 15,26-16,4

When the Paraclete comes, whom I shall send to you from the Father, the Spirit of truth who issues from the Father, he will be my witness. And you too will be witnesses, because you have been with me from the beginning. I have told you all this so that you may not fall away. They will expel you from the synagogues, and indeed the time is coming when anyone who kills you will think he is doing a holy service to God… Read more »

May 30 – June 5


9.15 a.m. The Archbishop presides over a Curia senior staff meeting.


9.00 a.m. The Archbishop participates in an in-service course for priests at the Seminary.


8.30 a.m. The Archbishop participates in a ‘live’ television programme on TVM.

9.00 a.m. The Archbishop participates in the second session of the in-service course for priests at the Seminary… Read more »

Daily Gospel & Kelma Ghall-Hajja- 29th May

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

John 14, 15-21

If you love me you will keep my commandments. I shall ask the Father, and he willParaclete to be with you for ever, the Spirit of truth whom the world can never accept since it neither sees nor knows him; but you know him, because he is with you, he is in you… Read more »


A Consultative Referendum regarding the introduction of divorce in our country has just been held.  We are issuing this note prior to the announcement of the referendum result. We wish to make this reflection independently from the result of the referendum because our target is not the result, but rather the starting point for the Church’s and the country’s efforts and investment in favour of marriage and the family… Read more »

Daily Gospel – 28th May

John 15, 18-21

If the world hates you, you must realise that it hated me before it hated you. If you belonged to the world, the world would love you as its own; but because you do not belong to the world, because my choice of you has drawn you out of the world, that is why the world hates you… Read more »

Daily Gospel – 27th May

John 15,12-17

This is my commandment: love one another, as I have loved you. No one can have greater love than to lay down his life for his friends. You are my friends, if you do what I command you. I shall no longer call you servants, because a servant does not know the master’s business; I call you friends, because I have made known to you everything I have learnt from my Father… Read more »