Monthly Archives: June 2011


Fl-okkażjoni tal-festa ta’ San Pietru u San Pawl, l-Isqof Mario Grech wassal messaġġ ta’ tama u kuraġġ waqt li ċċelebra l-Ewkaristija mal-komunità parrokkjali tan-Nadur.

Fl-omelija tiegħu huwa wassal il-ħsieb li s-soċjetà tagħna għandha bżonn dik li darba Barack Obama sejjaħ “il-kuraġġ tat-tama”, liema tama ma tkunx isserraħ fuq il-qawwa tal-flus jew il-poter politiku, imma fuq Alla!

Kompla jgħid li l-Ewropa hija mmarkta b’inċertezzi gravi… Read more »


4given – the television programme for the summer months. A programme, that for 13 consecutive weeks, shall be broadcast on Net TV. The presenter for this year’s series is a particularly charming youth – Bernice Abdilla.

The main subject which shall be shared by Dr John Bonnici Mallia is “Fittex lil Wiċċu”… “Search his Face”… Whose face shall we search? … Read more »



World Youth Day will begin in just 48 days, and the number of pilgrims registered for the Madrid meeting with Benedict XVI is already a record-breaker. Today there was a press conference at the Vatican to give an update on the Aug. 19-21 Youth Day.

Cardinal Stanisław Ryłko, president of the Pontifical Council for the Laity, said that there have never before been 440,000 registered youth a month and a half before the event… Read more »

Daily Gospel – 30th June

Matthew 9, 1-8

He got back in the boat, crossed the water and came to his home town. And suddenly some people brought him a paralytic stretched out on a bed. Seeing their faith, Jesus said to the paralytic, ‘Take comfort, my child, your sins are forgiven.’ And now some scribes said to themselves, ‘This man is being blasphemous.’ Knowing what was in their minds Jesus said, ‘Why do you have such wicked thoughts in your hearts? … Read more »

Daily Gospel – 29th June

Matthew 16, 13-19

When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi he put this question to his disciples, ‘Who do people say the Son of man is?’ And they said, ‘Some say John the Baptist, some Elijah, and others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.’ ‘But you,’ he said, ‘who do you say I am?’ Then Simon Peter spoke up and said, ‘You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.’ Jesus replied, ‘Simon son of Jonah, you are a blessed man! … Read more »


Benedict XVI is pushing Vatican communication to take “enormous steps,” according to the president of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications.

Archbishop Claudio Celli affirmed this today when he presented, the Vatican’s new Web portal that will bring news from various Church sources to the same site.

A sneak preview of is already online, but the site will begin functioning Wednesday, the feast of Sts… Read more »

Daily Gospel – 28th June

Matthew 8, 23-27

Then he got into the boat followed by his disciples. Suddenly a storm broke over the lake, so violent that the boat was being swamped by the waves. But he was asleep. So they went to him and woke him saying, ‘Save us, Lord, we are lost!’ And he said to them, ‘Why are you so frightened, you who have so little faith?’ And then he stood up and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm… Read more »

Daily Gospel – 27th June

Matthew 8,18-22

When Jesus saw the crowd all about him he gave orders to leave for the other side. One of the scribes then came up and said to him, ‘Master, I will follow you wherever you go.’ Jesus said, ‘Foxes have holes and the birds of the air have nests, but the Son of man has nowhere to lay his head.’ Another man, one of the disciples, said to him, ‘Lord, let me go and bury my father first.’ But Jesus said, ‘Follow me, and leave the dead to bury their dead.’

The Saint of the day: St Cyril of  Alexandria Read more »

June 27 – July 3


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

4.00 p.m. The Archbishop presides over a consultation meeting with priests.


10.00 a.m. The Archbishop presides over a consultation meeting with priests.

5.45 p.m. The Archbishop presides over the translation of Relic, Vespers and Mass on the occasion of the Feast of St… Read more »