Monthly Archives: November 2014

The Pope canonises six new blesseds: the Kingdom of God is built on tenderness and proximity

  • During the Mass celebrated this morning on the Solemnity of Christ King of the Universe, the Holy Father canonised blesseds Giovanni Antonio Fraina (1803-1888), Kuriakose Elias Chavara of the Holy Family (1805-1871), Ludovico da Casoria (1814-1885), Nicola da Longobardi (1650-1709), Euphrasia Eluvathingal of the Sacred Heart (1877-1952) and Amato Ronconi (c. 1226-c.1292). In his homily, the Pope remarked that the kingdom of Jesus is the “kingdom of truth and life, the kingdom of sanctity and grace, the kingdom of justice, love and peace”, and he commented on today’s readings show how the Lord established his kingdom, how He brings it about as history unfolds, and what He now asks of us…
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The Gospel of the day – 25th November

  • Saint Luke 21, 5-11

    While some people were speaking about how the temple was adorned with costly stones and votive offerings, Jesus said, “All that you see here–the days will come when there will not be left a stone upon another stone that will not be thrown down.” 

    Then they asked him, “Teacher, when will this happen? …

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Homily by Bishop Charles J. Scicluna during a Thanksgiving Mass for the Epicopate of Archbishop Emeritus Paul Cremona

  • Kon-Katidral ta’ San Ġwann, il-Belt Valletta
    24 ta’ Novembru 2014

    “Arawni, hekk jien se nfittex in-ngħaġ tiegħi u nieħu ħsiebhom”. Din hija l-kelma tal-Mulej li smajna llum mill-Profeta Eżekjel.

    Eċċellenza President ta’ Malta, Sur Preca, Eminenza, Eċċellenza, sħabi Isqfijiet,
    Illum aħna xhieda ta’ kemm din il-kelma tal-Mulej ma tonqosx. ”Jiena se nfittex in-ngħaġ tiegħi u nieħu ħsiebhom.” Il-Mulej jagħmel kollox biex jiltaqa’ magħna fit-triq tal-ħajja tagħna, u ma jħalliniex waħedna, jieħu ħsiebna…

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The Gospel of the day – 24th November

  • Saint Luke 21, 1-4

    When Jesus looked up he saw some wealthy people putting their offerings into the treasury
    and he noticed a poor widow putting in two small coins. 
    He said, “I tell you truly, this poor widow put in more than all the rest; 
    for those others have all made offerings from their surplus wealth, but she, from her poverty, has offered her whole livelihood.” 

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Archbishop Emeritus Paul Cremona celebrates a Thanksgiving Mass

  • Nhar il-Ħadd 23 ta’ Novembru, Solennita’ ta’ Kristu Re, l-Arċisqof Emeritu Mons. Pawlu Cremona O.P. mexxa ċelebrazzjoni b’Quddiesa ta’ Radd il-ħajr ta’ kemm dam bħala Arċisqof ta’ Malta, fil-Konkatidral ta’ San Ġwann, il-Belt. L-omelija saret mill-Amministratur Appostoliku L-Isqof Charles J. Scicluna li rringrazzja lil Mons. Cremona tal-ħidma li wettaq fl-Episkopat bħala Arċisqof.

  • Photos:
    Photocity, Valletta

    Mr Manuel Farrugia, the artist who painted the portrait of Archbishop Emeritus Paul Cremona

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Archbishop Emeritus Paul Cremona meets children coming from different parishes

  • Nhar is-Sibt 22 ta’ Novembru l-Arċisqof Emeritu Pawlu Cremona O.P. iltaqa’ ma tfal ġejjin minn għaqdiet reliġjużi minn parroċċi diversi fl-okkażjoni tal-festa ta’ Kristu Re. Din l-attivita’ saret fil-Knisja tal-Ħniena Divina f’San Pawl Tat-Tarġa, n-Naxxar.  Din l-attivita’ ġiet organizzata mill-Kummissjoni Djoċesana Tfal (KDT) li ġiet mwaqqfa sitt snin ilu mill-Arċisqof Emeritu stess, u qed tkompli taħdem biex f’kull parroċċa jkun hemm kummissjoni tat-tfal. 
  • Photos: Photocity, Valletta

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The Pope: “Migration is an aspiration to hope”

  • “Migration is still an aspiration to hope, notwithstanding new developments and the emergence of situations which are at times painful and even tragic”, said the Pope in his address to the participants in the Seventh World Congress for the Pastoral Care of Migrants, affirming the powerful hope that inspires many inhabitants of troubled areas throughout the world to seek a better future for their families in other places, even at the risk of disappointment and failure…
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The Gospel of the day – 23rd November

    • Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ the King

      Saint Matthew 25, 31-46

      Jesus said to his disciples: “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit upon his glorious throne, and all the nations will be assembled before him. And he will separate them one from another, as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. He will place the sheep on his right and the goats on his left. Then the king will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father…

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Archbishop Emeritus Paul Cremona meets young people in MEETEEN

  • On Friday 21st of November, Archbishop Emeritus Paul Cremona met various youth groups around Malta who came together for another edition of MEETEEN, at the Teatru Salesjan, Sliema. Archbishop Paul Cremona thanked adolescents for their spirit and witness. In turn, the young participants thanked Mgr Cremona for his guidance throughout his episcopate.

    MEETEEN is an annual occasion at the start of the Christ the King weekend…

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