Wara t-talb tal-istazzjonijiet tas-Salib fil-Jum Dinji taż-Żgħażagħ nhar il-Ġimgħa 19 ta’ Awwissu filgħaxija, il-Papa Benedittu XVI saħaq mal-parteċipanti biex “ma jmorrux jinjoraw it-tbatija umana. . . għax huwa hawnhekk li Alla jistenna li inti tagħti l-aħjar tiegħek, il-kapaċità tiegħek għall-imħabba u l-kompassjoni”.
“Il-Passjoni ta’ Kristu tħeġġeġ biex nieħdu fuq spallejna t-tbatija tad-dinja,” il-Papa qal, “fiċ-ċertezza li Alla mhux ’l bogħod mill-bniedem u l-problemi tiegħu.”
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Luke 4, 38-44
Leaving the synagogue he went to Simon’s house. Now Simon’s mother-in-law was in the grip of a high fever and they asked him to do something for her. Standing over her he rebuked the fever and it left her. And she immediately got up and began to serve them. At sunset all those who had friends suffering from diseases of one kind or another brought them to him, and laying his hands on each he cured them… Read more »
Benin took a step toward becoming the 17th African state to abolish the death penalty, as Benedict XVI prepares to visit the nation in November.
On Aug. 19, Benin’s national assembly voted to join an international protocol that calls for the death penalty to be abolished. With the president’s ratification, it will be the 74th nation to join the agreement.
Benedict XVI will make a three-day visit to Benin in mid-November to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the country’s evangelization and to deliver the apostolic exhortation from the 2009 synod on Africa… Read more »
Luke 4, 31-37
He went down to Capernaum, a town in Galilee, and taught them on the Sabbath. And his teaching made a deep impression on them because his word carried authority. In the synagogue there was a man possessed by the spirit of an unclean devil, and he shouted at the top of his voice, ‘Ha! What do you want with us, Jesus of Nazareth? … Read more »
Bishop Stephen Blaire
The stark reality of unemployment and poverty is not only an economic problem, but also a moral challenge and a test of faith, according to the U.S. bishops.
Bishop Stephen Blaire of Stockton, California, affirmed this in “Human Costs and Moral Challenges of a Broken Economy,” the annual Labor Day statement of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)… Read more »
We may not realise it, but everyone around us, each person we meet can lead us to better seek the face of God! Can this also be said when we meet the poor and needy? How can such suffering help us seek God more? To help answer this question and many others, Dr. John Bonnici Mallia will be on today’s program of 4given to give us his weekly teaching… Read more »
Now it was this same Herod who had sent to have John arrested, and had had him chained up in prison because of Herodias, his brother Philip’s wife whom he had married. For John had told Herod, ‘It is against the law for you to have your brother’s wife.’ As for Herodias, she was furious with him and wanted to kill him, but she was not able to do so, because Herod was in awe of John, knowing him to be a good and upright man, and gave him his protection… Read more »
9.15 a.m. The Archbishop presides over a Curia senior staff meeting.
10.00 a.m. The Archbishop celebrates Mass for the Little Sisters of the Poor in Hamrun, on the occasion of the feast of their foundress St. Jean Jurgen.
6.30 p.m. The Archbishop celebrates Mass dedicated to members of religious and social associations, in preparation for the Feast of Our Lady of Victories, at Naxxar… Read more »
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From then onwards Jesus began to make it clear to his disciples that he was destined to go to Jerusalem and suffer grievously at the hands of the elders and chief priests and scribes and to be put to death and to be raised up on the third day… Read more »
“Il-proġett tal-Mulej” – hekk qed jirreferu għaliha s-sorijiet Klarissi ‘Dar Nazareth’, id-dar ġdida tagħhom li għadhom kemm fetħu fi Triq Santa Duminka, f’taċ-Ċawla, limiti tar-Rabat, Għawdex.
Dar Nazareth infetħet ilbieraħ, wara konċelebrazzjoni solenni ta’ radd il-ħajr li tmexxiet mill-Isqof t’Għawdex, Mons Mario Grech. Kien l-Isqof innifsu li ġimgħatejn ilu, fl-Ittra Pastorali li wassal lill-komunità fl-okkażjoni tal-festa ta’ Santa Marija, ħabbar il-ftuħ ta’ din id-Dar ġdida tas-sorijiet tal-klawsura fid-Djoċesi tiegħu… Read more »