With the coming of evening that same day, he said to them, ‘Let us cross over to the other side.’ And leaving the crowd behind they took him, just as he was, in the boat; and there were other boats with him. Then it began to blow a great gale and the waves were breaking into the boat so that it was almost swamped… Read more »
On Wednesday 25th January 2012, Archbishop Paul Cremona O.P. met the Diaconia Commission, the Liturgy Commission and the Parish Family Commission and Marriage Preparation Leading Couples at the Convent in San Gwann during three separate.meetings.
CLICK HERE to view more photos of the Archbishop’s Pastoral Visit in San Gwann.
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Pope Benedict XVI today issued his Message for World Mission Sunday, to be celebrated in October of this year. The theme of this year’s Message is taken from the Motu proprio, Porta fidei with which Pope Benedict XVI proclaimed the Year of Faith: “called to radiate the word of truth that the Lord Jesus has left us.” The Pope’s Message is divided into four parts, preceded by an introduction that places this year’s World Mission Sunday in the context of the 50th anniversary of the II Vatican Council, the Conciliar declaration Ad gentes, the Year of Faith and the Synod assembly on the New Evangelization… Read more »
Special edition of Qalbinies from Rome on Monday 30th January on TVM at 9.45 p.m.
Presenter Josianne Camilleri, on behalf of RTK Newsroom, meets Fr Prospero Grech O.S.A., who will be elected Cardinal by Pope Benedict XVI during the Consistory to be held on February 18th. The crew of Qalbinnies spent a few days at the Augustinian Convent in Rome to get to know this much-loved priest who related some of his experiences; we shall discover the qualities which led Pope Benedict to appoint him as Cardinal. … Read more »
He also said, ‘This is what the kingdom of God is like. A man scatters seed on the land. Night and day, while he sleeps, when he is awake, the seed is sprouting and growing; how, he does not know. Of its own accord the land produces first the shoot, then the ear, then the full grain in the ear… Read more »
Consecrated life – Living for God and for others
Consecrated life entails giving oneself completely to God and living for others, Pope Benedict XVI said. Speaking at his weekly general audience Jan. 25, the pope continued his catechesis on Christian prayer, looking at the Last Supper, when Jesus instituted the Eucharist and the ministerial priesthood.
The pope said Jesus prayed for God’s intercession for his disciples, who, like himself, “do not belong to the world.” Consecration also entails going on missions, the pope said, as Jesus told God, “As you sent me into the world, so I sent them into the world… Read more »
Reflecting on and actively participating in major national debates constitutes an essential part of the Kummissjoni Interdjoċesana Ambjent’s (KA) remit. Consequently, the KA has, on several occasions, responded to various consultation documents addressing various aspects of Maltese society, thus actively contributing to the ensuing national debate.
For those who think that the KA’s sphere of activity should revolve only around the natural environment and its protection, the KA’s interest in the Draft National Children’s Policy might seem incongruent… Read more »
After this the Lord appointed seventy-two others and sent them out ahead of him in pairs, to all the towns and places he himself would be visiting. And he said to them, ‘The harvest is rich but the labourers are few, so ask the Lord of the harvest to send labourers to do his harvesting. Start off now, but look, I am sending you out like lambs among wolves… Read more »
On Saturday 28th January 2012, at 10.00 a.m., Professor Sante Guido will be delivering a lecture at Palazzo de Piro, Mdina, on the recently discovered wax reliefs by Melchiorre Gafá. This is an opportunity to study the insights of the most prolific Maltese sculptor of the Roman Baroque period.
Entrance is free and the general public is invited to attend. Read more »
Il-Gvern u l-komunità tas-Sależjani ffirmaw ftehim li permezz tiegħu l-iskola ta’ St Patrick f’Tas-Sliema, li hi mmexxija mis-Sależjani, tibqa’ tipprovdi edukazzjoni u servizz residenzjali lil numru ta’ tfal u żgħażagħ vulnerabbli minħabba s-sitwazzjoni fil-familja tagħhom. Għal dawn is-servizzi l-Gvern se jħallas €1.3 miljun fis-sena fuq medda ta’ tliet snin.
Is-Sależjani ilhom għal aktar minn 100 sena jipprovdu dan is-servizz lis-Soċjetà Maltija u għamlu ġid kbir lil mijiet ta’ tfal u żgħażagħ li tpoġġew fil-kura tagħhom tul is-snin, kemm mill-aspett edukattiv kif ukoll minn dak soċjali… Read more »