‘Again, the kingdom of Heaven is like a dragnet that is cast in the sea and brings in a haul of all kinds of fish. When it is full, the fishermen bring it ashore; then, sitting down, they collect the good ones in baskets and throw away those that are no use. This is how it will be at the end of time: the angels will appear and separate the wicked from the upright, to throw them into the blazing furnace, where there will be weeping and grinding of teeth… Read more »
For the sixth consecutive year, the Pastoral Formation Institute of the Church in Malta is organizing several courses with the aim of reinforcing the identity of the members of the Catholic community. This is done by offering opportunities for permanent formation and spiritual experiences as well as promoting professional formation of pastoral operators to aid them in their ministries and pastoral work; it also facilitates dialogue with Maltese society… Read more »
Il-każ tal-ġurnal Ingliż News of the World fetaħ beraħ id-diskussjoni kollha dwar il-mod, jew il-modi, kif ġurnalist għandu jġib ruħu, u x’mezzi hu leċitu li juża biex ikollu storja, kif ngħidu aħna l-ġurnalisti fil-lingwaġġ tagħna.
Dan il-każ, jekk xejn, juri li dak li aħna l-ġurnalisti ġustament nitolbu mill-politiċi, nies f’pożizzjoni importanti fis-soċjetà u fil-Knisja, u minn dawk li jaħdmu fid-dinja tal-kummerċ, mhux dejjem jidher li napplikawh għalina… Read more »
‘The kingdom of Heaven is like treasure hidden in a field which someone has found; he hides it again, goes off in his joy, sells everything he owns and buys the field. ‘Again, the kingdom of Heaven is like a merchant looking for fine pearls; when he finds one of great value he goes and sells everything he owns and buys it… Read more »
Pope Benedict XVI
Benedict XVI will bring a “historic message” to Benin this November, when he makes his third trip to the African contnent.
Speaking at a press conference in Contonou, Msgr. Eugene Houdekon, the director of the organizing committee of the papal visit, said that during the Pope’s Nov. 18-20 visit, he will present the apostolic exhortation that will bring together the conclusions of the 2009 Second Special Assembly for Africa of the Synod of Bishops… Read more »
This week, the programme will be about the discovery that every human needs to work hard to maintain any healthy relationship. We will see that we should not only come to God with our needs but truly seek His face to build a personal relationship with Him. This program’s theme will be expanded on by Dr. John, and by His Excellency the Archbishop of Malta as he answers questions put to him by Paul together with all the youths… Read more »
Then, leaving the crowds, he went to the house; and his disciples came to him and said, ‘Explain to us the parable about the darnel in the field.’ He said in reply, ‘The sower of the good seed is the Son of man. The field is the world; the good seed is the subjects of the kingdom; the darnel, the subjects of the Evil One; the enemy who sowed it, the devil; the harvest is the end of the world; the reapers are the angels… Read more »
Friday July 22 – President George Abela was presented with the Official Memorandum of the Young People’s Forum 2010/2011. The document draws the immediate opinions of young people on social media and its impact on the individual and society. The Memorandum was also presented to Archbishop Paul Cremona earlier in July.
The Forum is a discussion exercise that advances the voices of young people to key decision makers both within society and the church. … Read more »
Then the mother of Zebedee’s sons came with her sons to make a request of him, and bowed low; and he said to her, ‘What is it you want?’ She said to him, ‘Promise that these two sons of mine may sit one at your right hand and the other at your left in your kingdom.’ Jesus answered, ‘You do not know what you are asking… Read more »
Pope Benedict XVI
Pope Benedict XVI on Sunday prayed for the victim’s of Friday terrorist attack in Norway, which took nearly 100 lives. Speaking after his Angelus in Castel Gandolfo, the Holy Father said, “Unfortunately, yet again, comes news of death and violence,” and expressed his deep sorrow. He reiterated a “grief-stricken” appeal to all to forever abandon the way of hatred and to flee from the logic of evil… Read more »