Monthly Archives: February 2012


L-adozzjoni f’dawn l-aħħar ġimgħat kienet f’nofs id-diskussjoni pubblika. Biex inkunu eżatt, irridu ngħidu, l-adozzjoni mill-Etjopja, jew aħjar minn dar tat-tfal immexxija mis-sorijiet Franġiskani Maltin. Ngħiduha b’wiċċna bil-quddiem, m’għandna xejn kontra li wieħed jiddiskuti. Altru. Kull diskussjoni fil-pajjiż tgħin biex ikunu ċċarati l-affarijiet, il-pubbliku jagħti l-fehma tiegħu u wieħed jittama, jintlaħaq kunsens dwar problemi u issues ta’ natura pubblika u nazzjonali.

Imma kull diskussjoni trid tkun ibbażata fuq il-fatti, mhux spekulazzjoni u preġudizzju… Read more »


On Saturday 3rd March 2012,  the Joy Gospel Singers, with the participation of the San Anton School Choir will be producing a concert in aid of St Jeanne Antide Foundation, at Teresa Spinelli Hall, St Monica School, Birkirkara, at 7.30 p.m.

CLICK HERE for more information. Read more »

Daily Gospel – 29th February

Luke 11,29-32

The crowds got even bigger and he addressed them, ‘This is an evil generation; it is asking for a sign. The only sign it will be given is the sign of Jonah. For just as Jonah became a sign to the people of Nineveh, so will the Son of man be a sign to this generation. On Judgement Day the Queen of the South will stand up against the people of this generation and be their condemnation, because she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and, look, there is something greater than Solomon here… Read more »

Living Lent Online

‘2012Lent’, a novel exercise for Lent, is being launched today, Tuesday 28th February, at the Jesuit’s House, University of Malta, at 7:30pm. The initiative adds the dimension of social media consumption to personal Lenten reflection.

It is today recognised that internet in general and social media platforms like Facebook or Twitter in particular have woven themselves into the everyday life experience of the majority of people, especially young people… Read more »


The College of Parish Priests of the Church in Malta has recently appointed a new Council for the year 2012-2013.  The College of Parish Priests is composed of seven members who represent the 70 parish priests from all parishes in Malta.  The Council members are the following:

President: Fr Gordon Refalo, Parish Priest, Swatar

Vice-President: Fr Bastjan Caruana, Parish Priest, Żabbar

Secretary of the College: Fr Mario Said, Parish Priest, Għaxaq

Secretary of the Council: Fr Alex Scerri O.Carm, Parish Priest, Santa Venera

Treasurer: Fr Noel Vassallo, Parish Priest, Attard

Members:  Fr Albert Buhagiar, Archpriest, Mosta

Fr Renald Lofreda O.Carm, Parish Priest, Fgura… Read more »



The scientifically best approach to infertility, and also the one most respectful of the persons involved, is a pursuit of diagnosis and therapy, says Benedict XVI.

The Pope affirmed this Saturday when he received some 200 members of the Pontifical Academy for Life, convened for their 18th general assembly, which was on the topic of infertility.

“The pursuit of a diagnosis and of a therapy represents the most scientifically correct approach to the question of infertility, but also that which is most respectful of the integral humanity of the subjects involved,” the Holy Father said… Read more »

Daily Gospel – 28th February

Matthew 6, 7-15

‘In your prayers do not babble as the gentiles do, for they think that by using many words they will make themselves heard. Do not be like them; your Father knows what you need before you ask him. So you should pray like this: Our Father in heaven, may your name be held holy, your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as in heaven… Read more »


On Tuesday 28th February, 2012, the Institute for Research on the Signs of the Times (DISCERN) is organizing the Benjamin Tonna Lecture 2012 on ‘Medical Miracles: Faith, Fact or Fiction’. The guest speaker will be Professor David I. Mostofsky, Professor of Psychology at Boston University. This event will be held at the Phoenicia Hotel, Floriana, at 7:00 p.m. Read more »