Monthly Archives: August 2016

“We pray to our Lady of Victories to help us have a heart like Jesus'” – The Archbishop

The Archbishop celebrates Mass during the Novena of Our Lady of Victories, in Naxxar

  • Nhar it-Tnejn 29 ta’ Awwissu 2016, l-Arċisqof Charles J. Scicluna ċċelebra Quddiesa fin-Novena bi preparazzjoni għall-festa ta’ Marija Bambina, fin-Naxxar.    Homily by Archbishop Charles J. Scicluna
  • Knisja Arċipretali, in-Naxxar 29 ta’ Awwissu 2016   “Int għajn tal-ġonna, int ġiebja t’ilma ġieri, nieżel mil-Libanu” (Għan 4, 15). Din is-silta’ mill-Ktieb tal-Għanja tal-Għanjiet, hija silta’ min għanja ta’ mħabba…
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Anyone who maybe using the internet as a means of provocation…is accountable directly to God – The Archbishop

The Archbishop celebrates Mass on the feast of St Julian

  • Nhar il-Ħadd 28 ta’ Awwissu 2016, l-Arċisqof Charles J. Scicluna ċċelebra Quddiesa fil-festa ta’ San Ġiljan, fl-okkażjoni wkoll tal-125 sena mit-twaqqif tal-Parroċċa. Homily by Archbishop Charles J. Scicluna
  • Knisja Parrokkjali ta’ San Ġiljan 28 ta’ Awwissu 2016   “Il-karità teħles mill-mewt u tnaddaf mid-dnubiet u hi mezz biex wieħed isib il-ħniena u l-ħajja ta’ dejjem” (Tob 12, 9)…
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The Gospel of the day: 28th August

  • Saint Luke 14:1.7-14 On a sabbath Jesus went to dine at the home of one of the leading Pharisees, and the people there were observing him carefully. He told a parable to those who had been invited, noticing how they were choosing the places of honor at the table. When you are invited by someone to a wedding banquet, do not recline at table in the place of honor…
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The Gospel of the day: 27th August

  • Saint Matthew 25:14-30 Jesus told his disciples this parable: “A man going on a journey called in his servants and entrusted his possessions to them.To one he gave five talents; to another, two; to a third, one– to each according to his ability. Then he went away. Immediately the one who received five talents went and traded with them, and made another five. Likewise, the one who received two made another two. But the man who received one went off and dug a hole in the ground and buried his master’s money.After a long time the master of those servants came back and settled accounts with them. The one who had received five talents came forward bringing the additional five…
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Pope sends Vatican firefighters to quake town of Amatrice

  • As a concrete sign of his closeness to the victims of Italy’s earthquake, Pope Francis has sent a team of six firefighters and six Gendarmerie from the Vatican City State to Amatrice, the city in central Italy worst affected by the quake. A statement from the Holy See Press Office said the six firefighters and Gendarmerie would help Italy’s Civil Protection workers search for survivors still under the rubble and assist those already rescued…
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The Gospel of the day: 26th August

  • Saint Matthew 25:1-13 Jesus told his disciples this parable: “The kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. Five of them were foolish and five were wise. The foolish ones, when taking their lamps, brought no oil with them, but the wise brought flasks of oil with their lamps.  Since the bridegroom was long delayed, they all became drowsy and fell asleep. At midnight, there was a cry, ‘Behold, the bridegroom! …
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Appeal for assistance for the victims of the earthquake in Italy

Collection during mass this Saturday and Sunday

  • At the request of His Grace Mons Archbishop Charles J. Scicluna, Caritas Malta, as the representative for the Church in Malta, in collaboration with Caritas Internationalis, has launched an appeal for monetary contributions in aid of those people who have lost their relatives and their homes, and those who have been wounded , following the earthquake in Italy.  Many of the victims are children and there is an urgent need for assistance.  In this respect, the money collected in our parishes during masses held this weeked, Saturday 27th August (evening) and Sunday 28th August 2016, will be donated towards this cause.  Christians are invited to offer their contribution in aid of all those people affected by the earthquake in central Italy.  Monetary donations may also be handed to parish priest, or taken directly to Caritas.  Alternatively cheques may be mailed to ‘Caritas Malta Emergency Fund’,  5, Lion Street, Floriana FRN 1514…
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The Gospel of the day: 25th August

  • Saint Matthew 24:42-51 Jesus said to his disciples: “Stay awake! For you do not know on which day your Lord will come. Be sure of this: if the master of the house had known the hour of night when the thief was coming, he would have stayed awake and not let his house be broken into. So too, you also must be prepared, for at an hour you do not expect, the Son of Man will come. Who, then, is the faithful and prudent servant, whom the master has put in charge of his household to distribute to them their food at the proper time? Blessed is that servant whom his master on his arrival finds doing so. Amen, I say to you, he will put him in charge of all his property. But if that wicked servant says to himself, ‘My master is long delayed,’ and begins to beat his fellow servants, and eat and drink with drunkards, the servant’s master will come on an unexpected day and at an unknown hour and will punish him severely and assign him a place with the hypocrites, where there will be wailing and grinding of teeth.”   Saint of the day: St…
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Swallows and Amazons

  • *** Direttur: Philippa Lowthorpe Atturi: Andrew Scott, Rafe Spall, Kelly Macdonald, Jessica Hynes, Harry Enfield, Dane Hughes u  Orla Hill Ħin tal-Film: 97 min   Maħruġ minn KRS Releasing Ltd.   KLASSIFIKA TAĊ-ĊENSURA: PG KLASSIFIKA TAL-KNISJA: PG   Fis-sena 1935, it-tfal tal-familja Walker, John, Susan, Tatty u Roger, flimkien m’ommhom, kienu għal vaganza ġewwa l-Lake District fit-tramuntana tal-Ingilterra. L-avventura ddur ma’ ġrajjiet interessanti li  jgħaddu minnhom dawn it-tfal…
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