Monthly Archives: January 2016

Liturgical Celebrations led by Archbishop Charles J. Scicluna during the month of February 2016

  • Nhar it-Tlieta 2 ta’ Frar 2016, fis-6.00 p.m., Monsinjur Arċisqof Charles J. Scicluna jiċċelebra Quddiesa tal-Kandlora, festa tal-Preżentazzjoni fit-Tempju, fil-Knisja Parrokkjali taż-Żejtun.

    Nhar l-Erbgħa tal-Irmied, fl-10 ta’ Frar, fid-9.00 a.m., Monsinjur Arċisqof jiċċelebra Quddiesa fil-Kappella tal-kunvent tas-Sorijiet tal-Karità, Ħal Tarxien. Il-Quddiesa ser tixxandar ‘live’ fuq TVM2.

    Il-Ħamis 11 ta’ Frar, fl-10.00 a.m., Monsinjur Arċisqof jiċċelebra Quddiesa għall-morda, fis-Santwarju ta’ Santa Tereża, Birkirkara…

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The Gospel of the day: 31st January

  • St Mark 16:15-20

    He said to them, “Go into the whole world and proclaim the gospel to every creature. Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved; whoever does not believe will be condemned. These signs will accompany those who believe: in my name they will drive out demons, they will speak new languages. They will pick up serpents [with their hands], and if they drink any deadly thing, it will not harm them…

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The Gospel of the day: 30th January

  • Saint Mark 4:35-41

    On that day, as evening drew on, Jesus said to his disciples: “Let us cross to the other side.” Leaving the crowd, they took him with them in the boat just as he was. And other boats were with him. A violent squall came up and waves were breaking over the boat, so that it was already filling up. Jesus was in the stern, asleep on a cushion…

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The Archbishop celebrates Mass on the feast of the Conversion of St Paul

  • Is-Sibt 23 ta’ Jannar 2016, l-Arċisqof Charles J. Scicluna mexxa t-Translazzjoni tar-Relikwa, Għasar u Quddiesa, fis-Solennità tal-Konverzjoni tal-Appostlu Missierna San Pawl, it-titular tal-Katidral, fil-Katidral tal-Imdina. Fil-Quddiesa l-Arċisqof ħatar ħames Monsinjuri ġodda li huma: Monsinjur Charles Cordina, Monsinjur Frans Abdilla, Monsinjur Joseph Bajada, Monsinjur Charles Attard, u Monsinjur George Grima. Ingħata ukoll unur mill-Papa Franġisku lis-Sur Lorenzo Zahra (Senior), għall-ħidma u d-dedikazzjoni tiegħu għal bosta snin fil-Kurja tal-Arċisqof…
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13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

  • ***

    Direttur: Michael Bay

    Atturi: James Badge Dale, John Krasinski, Max Martini, Dominic Fumusa, Pablo Schreiber, David Denman, Toby Stephens u Freddie Stroma

    Ħin tal-Film: 144min

    Maħruġ minn KRS Releasing Ltd.

    Klassifika taċ-Ċensura: 12

    Klassifika tal-Knisja: 15

    Fl-2012, Benghazi, ġewwa l-Libja, kienet saret magħrufa bħala l-iktar post perikoluż fid-dinja…

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Pope Francis: human dignity from conception to natural death

  • Pope Francis on Thursday speaking to the members of the Italian Committee for Bioethics, underlined how the Church supports the efforts of civil society to promote, “the search for truth and goodness on complex human and ethical issues”.

    He told those gathered that the Church had a sensibility to ethical issues adding that “the Church did not claim any privileged voice in this field.” But, what he highlighted was the importance of serving man, all men and women, he said, with special attention and care, from the most vulnerable and disadvantaged, who are struggling find the their voice…

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The Gospel of the day: 29th January

  • Saint Mark 4:26-34

    Jesus said to the crowds: “This is how it is with the Kingdom of God; it is as if a man were to scatter seed on the land and would sleep and rise night and day and the seed would sprout and grow, he knows not how. Of its own accord the land yields fruit, first the blade, then the ear, then the full grain in the ear…

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General Audience: God of Mercy is not indifferent

  • Pope Francis on Wednesday spoke about God’s mercy throughout history, and in our own day. Listen to Christopher Wells’ report: In his weekly General Audience, Pope Francis noted that the Lord always accompanied the people of Israel, and showed how God continues to work in our own time as well.

    He pointed to the story of Joseph and his brothers as an example of grace and reconciliation, and said the Jubilee Year of Mercy was a good opportunity to reconcile with family members…

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The Gospel of the day: 28th January

  • Saint Mark 4:21-25

    Jesus said to his disciples, “Is a lamp brought in to be placed under a bushel basket or under a bed, and not to be placed on a lampstand? For there is nothing hidden except to be made visible; nothing is secret except to come to light. Anyone who has ears to hear ought to hear.” He also told them, “Take care what you hear…

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