Monthly Archives: September 2017

“Help this community encounter the Voice of the Beloved” – The Archbishop to the new parish priest of Ibrag

Mass on the installation of Fr Blake Cmailleri as the new parish priest of Mary Immaculate, Mother of the Church Parish in Ibraġ

  • Omelija tal-Arċisqof Charles J. Scicluna
  • Knisja tal-Immakulata Kunċizzjoni, l-Ibraġ

    23 ta’ Settembru 2017

    “Imbierek Alla u Missier Sidna Ġesù Kristu li mliena b’kull xorta ta’ barka spiritwali fis-smewwiet fi Kristu” (Efes 1, 3). L-awgurju tiegħi lilek, għażiż Fr Blake Camilleri, għażiż kappillan, hija li meta jiltaqgħu miegħek in-nies ta’ din il-parroċċa għażiża, kull meta tħabbat il-bieb ta’ darhom jew inkella ċċempel f’xi kanċell bil-kelb jinbaħ, huma jgħidu, “Il-Mulej imliena bil-barka”…

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The Gospel of the day: 30th September

  • Saint Luke 9:43b-45 

    While they were all amazed at his every deed, Jesus said to his disciples, “Pay attention to what I am telling you. The Son of Man is to be handed over to men.” 

    But they did not understand this saying; its meaning was hidden from them so that they should not understand it, and they were afraid to ask him about this saying. 

    Saint of the day: St Jerome


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Respect for life in all its aspects – Church Environment Commission

Position Paper by the Chuch Environment Commission on the occasion of the Season of Creation

  • On the occasion of the Season of Creation, the Church Environment Commission (KA) wishes to share some thoughts inspired by Pope Francis’ Encyclical Laudato Si’, on the value of Life and the need to respect it in all its aspects. This in a time when many end up accepting fallacies and misconceptions presented in the media, which are nothing but a distortion of reality…

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A logo for (Re)thinking Europe

  • With (Re)thinking Europe approaching, COMECE launched the official logo of the event and a web page gathering all the useful information on the event that will take place in the Vatican City from Friday 27 to Sunday 29 October, marking the 60th anniversary of the signature of the Treaty of Rome.

    The idea of organizing (Re)thinking Europe in the shape of an open forum of dialogue was in COMECE’s agenda since two years, and it is with great enthusiasm that the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Community welcomes the Holy See’s collaboration and the direct participation of Pope Francis…

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Card. Bagnasco: Europe is a spiritual and ethical work

CCEE Plenary Assembly in Minsk, Belarus

  • “It is our duty to remind everyone that Europe is not a purely geographic complex, nor just a group of peoples, but it is a spiritual and ethical work; it is not an organogram, but a living body, a community of life and destiny. The European image of person is determined in the most profound manner by Christianity.” It is with this thought that Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco, Archbishop of Genoa and President of the Council of European Bishops’ Conferences (CCEE), opened the works of CCEE Plenary Assembly, the ecclesial body which gathers the Presidents of all Bishops’ Conferences of the Continent…

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Goodbye Christopher Robin

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    Direttur:          Simon Curtis

    Atturi:              Margot Robbie, Domhnall Gleeson, Will Triston, Kelly Macdonald, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Stephen Cambell Moore u Alex Lawther

    Ħin tal-Film:   107 min

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    L-awtur famuż, A…

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Liturgical Celebrations to be led by Archbishop Charles J. Scicluna during October 2017

  • Il‑Ġimgħa 13 ta’ Ottubru 2017, fis‑6:00 p.m., f’għeluq iċ-ċentinarju mid‑dehriet ta’ Fatima, l‑Arċisqof Charles J. Scicluna jmexxi pellegrinaġġ mill‑Knisja Parrokkjali tal‑Kunċizzjoni, il‑Ħamrun, sal‑Knisja Parrokkjali tal‑Madonna ta’ Fatima, Gwardamanġa. Wara, Monsinjur Arċisqof jiċċelebra Quddiesa.

    Il‑Ħadd 15 ta’ Ottubru, fil‑5:00 p.m., Monsinjur Arċisqof jamministra s‑Sagrament tal‑Griżma tal‑Isqof lill‑adolexxenti fil‑Parroċċa tal‑Gudja.

    Is‑Sibt 21 ta’ Ottubru, fl‑4:30 p.m., Monsinjur Arċisqof jamministra s‑Sagrament tal‑Griżma tal‑Isqof lill‑adolexxenti fil‑Parroċċa ta’ Marsaskala…

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The Gospel of the day: 29th September

  • Saint Michael, Saint Gabriel, and Saint Raphael, archangels – Feast

    Saint John 1:47-51 

    Jesus saw Nathanael coming toward him and said of him, “Here is a true child of Israel. There is no duplicity in him.” 

    Nathanael said to him, “How do you know me?” Jesus answered and said to him, “Before Philip called you, I saw you under the fig tree.”

    Nathanael answered him, “Rabbi, you are the Son of God; you are the King of Israel.”

    Jesus answered and said to him, “Do you believe because I told you that I saw you under the fig tree? …

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Luther and the Church: What went wrong?

  • 500 years have passed since Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg. Although there is no proof of the historicity of this, it was an event that changed the history of Christianity and the life of the Catholic Church.

    While the Luther Church is celebrating this anniversary of the Reformation, the Roman Catholic Church is in the birth pangs of the aggiornamento ushered by the Second Vatican Council mor than 50 years ago…

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The Apostolic Nuncio meets refugees in Malta

  • In-Nunzju Appostoliku l-ġdid għal Malta, Monsinjur Alessandro D’Errico, żar il-Kummissjoni Emigranti u kellu l-opportunità jsir jaf aktar mill-qrib il-ħidma li din il-Kummissjoni ilha tagħmel mill-1958, f’isem tal-Knisja f’Malta, l-ewwel mal-emigranti Maltin u l-familja tagħhom u, maż-żmien, mar-refuġjati u l-migranti li bdew jaslu Malta jfittxu ħarsien internazzjonali.


    Mons. D’Errico ntlaqa’ f’Dar l-Emigrant, il-Belt Valletta, minn Mons…

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