Monthly Archives: August 2014

New Parish Priest for Christ the King – Paola

  • L-Arċisqof Pawlu Cremona O.P. ħatar lil Dun Marc Andrè Camilleri, mill-parroċċa tas-Salvatur, Ħal Lija, bħala kappillan tal-parroċċa ta’ Kristu Re, Raħal Ġdid.

    Dun Marc Andrè Camilleri twieled fil-15 ta Awissu 1984. Huwa rċieva l-edukazzjoni tiegħu fl-iskola primarja ta’ Ħ’Attard, l-edukazzjoni sekondarja fis-Seminarju Minuri tal-Virtù, u l-edukazzjoni post-sekondarja fil-Junior College, l-Imsida. Kompla l-istudju terzjarji (Filosofija u Teoloġija) fil-Fakultà tat-Teoloġija fl-Università ta’ Malta…

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New Parish Priest for Our Lady of the Sacred Heart – Sliema

  • L-Arċisqof Pawlu Cremona O.P. ħatar lil Patri Alexander Borg O.F.M. bħala Kappillan tal-Parroċċa tal-Madonna tas-Sacro Cuor, tas-Sliema.

    Patri Alex Borg twieled fis-16 ta’ Ottubru 1955. Huwa rċieva l-edukazzjoni primarja fil-Kulleġġ Stella Maris, il-Gżira u l-edukazzjoni sekondarja fis-Seminarju Minuri, il-Furjana.

    Għamel il-professjoni solenni mal-Ordni tal-Patrijiet Franġiskani Minuri nhar il-5 ta’ Settembru 1975 u kompla l-istudji tiegħu r-Rabat, f’Assisi u f’Bologna…

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1 – 7 September

  • Monday
    9.15 a.m.         The Archbishop presides over a Curia senior staff meeting, at his residence, Attard.
    3.30 p.m.         The Archbishop participates in a ‘live’ programme on RTK.

    10.00 a.m.       The Archbishop presides over a meeting of the College of Parish Priests, at Dar tal-Kleru, Birkirkara.
    4.30 p.m.         The Archbishop receives a courtesy visit from Mgr Joe Alessandro O.F.M…

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The Gospel of the day – 31st August

  • 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
    Matthew 16,21-27

    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…

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Pope meets with Gaza priest: a moment of grace and hope

  • Pope Francis on Friday morning met with Father Jorge Hernandez, an Argentine missionary of the Institute of the Incarnate Word and parish priest in Gaza.

    Speaking in Italian with Vatican Radio’s Alessandro Gisotti, Father Hernandez said the meeting with the Pope was a “grace” – and not the first. “On the contrary,” he said, “during the war, Pope Francis was always close to us.”

    Father Hernandez said Pope Francis encouraged the small Catholic community “to be the salt of the earth in the land of Gaza.” He said he was particularly touched by the Pope’s message of Christian witness…

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The Gospel of the day – 30th August

  • Matthew 25, 14-30
    ‘It is like a man about to go abroad who summoned his servants and entrusted his property to them. To one he gave five talents, to another two, to a third one, each in proportion to his ability. Then he set out on his journey. The man who had received the five talents promptly went and traded with them and made five more…

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The Gospel of the day – 29th August

  • Mark 6,17-29

    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…

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Pope Francis: Christian unity not division

  • Pope Francis on Wednesday said that in a Christian community division is one of the worst sins because it comes not from God. He made the comment during weekly General Audience on Wednesday in St Peter’s Square.

    The importance of unity was at the heart of Pope Francis’ catechesis at his weekly General Audience on Wednesday, telling the estimated ten thousand pilgrims and tourists present in St Peter’s Square that “ while we, the members of the Church, are sinners, the unity and holiness of the Church arise from God and call us daily to conversion…

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Il-Vanġelu tal-jum – 28 ta’ Awwissu

    Matthew 24, 42-51

    ‘Stay awake, because you do not know the day when your master is coming. You may be quite sure of this, that if the householder had known at what time of the night the burglar would come, he would have stayed awake and would not have allowed anyone to break through the wall of his house…

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