Monthly Archives: July 2011

Daily Gospel & Kelma Ghall-Hajja – 17th July

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

Matthew 13, 24-43

He put another parable before them, ‘The kingdom of Heaven may be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field… Read more »


Fl-ewwel ħames xhur ta’ din is-sena, il-pulizija investigat 209 persuna, filwaqt li ressqet il-Qorti 49 persuna. Is-sena li għaddiet, il-persuni investigati dwar pussess jew traffikar ta’ droga mill-pulizija b’kollox kienu 506, li minnhom 160 tressqu l-Qorti.

Fl-2009, minn total ta’ 626 persuna investigati fuq pussess jew traffikar ta’ drog, il-pulizija ressqet il-Qorti 171 persuna.

Dan it-tagħrif ingħata mis-Supretendent Norbert Ciappara, inkarigat mill-Iskwadra kontra d-Droga, waqt il-programm ‘Realtajiet tal-Lum’ ippreżentat fuq Radju RTK minn Cynthia Zerafa… Read more »


On Thursday 14th July, 2011, Archbishop Paul Cremona O.P. met the Maltese missionaries at Dar l-Emigrant in Valletta. Those present were welcomed by Mgr. Philip Calleja. Elected Bishop Fr. Emanuel Barbara and Mgr. Archbishop Joseph Spiteri, Apostolic Nunctio in Sri Lanka, were amongst those present on this occasion. A number of 23 priests, religious, and lay persons shared their missionary experiences which varied from working at the Seminaries, working with persons with special needs, and also those giving their service to promote humanitarian programmes.All of these experiences happen in countries such as Brazil, Canada, Cuba, India, Jerusalem,  Kenya, Pakistan, Peru, Pharaoh Islands, and Sri Lanka… Read more »

Daily Gospel – 16th July

Matthew 12, 14-21

At this the Pharisees went out and began to plot against him, discussing how to destroy him. Jesus knew this and withdrew from the district. Many followed him and he cured them all but warned them not to make him known. This was to fulfil what was spoken by the prophet Isaiah: Look! … Read more »


Heroic News

Heroic Media, an non-profit advertising agency that seeks to promote the culture of life, has launched a news service named Heroic News.

Described as a “one-stop news source featuring up to the minute coverage on core life issues,” the news service compiles stories from a wide variety of news sources on abortion, euthanasia, embryonic stem cell research, traditional marriage, pornography and human cloning… Read more »

Daily Gospel – 15th July

Matthew 12, 1-8

At that time Jesus went through the cornfields one Sabbath day. His disciples were hungry and began to pick ears of corn and eat them. The Pharisees noticed it and said to him, ‘Look, your disciples are doing something that is forbidden on the Sabbath.’ But he said to them, ‘Have you not read what David did when he and his followers were hungry- how he went into the house of God and they ate the loaves of the offering although neither he nor his followers were permitted to eat them, but only the priests? … Read more »

Daily Gospel – 14th July

Matthew 11, 28-30

‘Come to me, all you who labour and are overburdened, and I will give you rest. Shoulder my yoke and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. Yes, my yoke is easy and my burden light.’

The Saint of the day: St Camillus de Lellis

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Benedict XVI began his vacation last Thursday, which he will spend for the second consecutive year in the pontifical summer residence in Castel Gandolfo.

Shortly after his arrival, the Pope appeared on the balcony of the Apostolic Palace to greet the small crowd that gathered there to welcome him.

“I begin my vacation,” he said. “Here I have everything: mountains, lake, sea, a beautiful church with a renovated facade and good people… Read more »


“Hemm barra hemm min qed ibiegħ il-qerda, animat minn kull tip ta’ interess, imma mhux mill-imħabba! Kulħadd jaf b’dan in-negozju, imma ħadd ma jitkellem dwaru. It-traffikar tad-droga sar ‘taboo’.”

Din l-affermazzjoni għamilha dil-ġimgħa l-Isqof Mario Grech waqt l-inawgurazzjoni ta’ sala ġdida fiċ-ċentru ta-Fondazzjoni Oasi f’Għawdex, li ngħatat l-isem ta’ ‘San Mikiel’.

Il-Ħadd li għadda wkoll, waqt l-omelija li għamel fil-festa tal-Visitazzjoni fl-Għarb, l-Isqof Grech għal darb’oħra tkellem dwar il-pjaga tal-abbuż tad-droga f’pajjiżna u afferma li “s-silenzju ta’ min suppost jitkellem u jaġixxi kontra t-traffikanti tad-droga, hu parteċipazzjoni f’dan id-delitt… Read more »

Daily Gospel – 13th July

Matthew 11, 25-27

At that time Jesus exclaimed, ‘I bless you, Father, Lord of heaven and of earth, for hiding these things from the learned and the clever and revealing them to little children. Yes, Father, for that is what it pleased you to do. Everything has been entrusted to me by my Father; and no one knows the Son except the Father, just as no one knows the Father except the Son and those to whom the Son chooses to reveal him… Read more »