Monthly Archives: September 2017

Closing of the 2017 Season of Creation

  • Malta’s observance of the 2017 Christian Season of Creation (1st September to 4th October), will close with the celebration of Mass by Bishop Mario Grech, at the Conventual Franciscan Church, Valletta, on Sunday 1st October, at 10:30 a.m. The Bishop will also bless projects on environmental issues created by students attending SkolaSajf.

    The events marking the Season of Creation, organised jointly by the Church Environment Commission (KA) and Nature Trust Malta (NTM), will come to an end on Wednesday 4th October, with a public meeting entitiled ‘Laudato Sì: Interfaith and Secular Perspectives on Care for Creation’, held at the Millennium Chapel, St Julian’s, from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m…

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The Gospel of the day: 28th September

  • Saint Luke 9:7-9 

    Herod the tetrarch heard about all that was happening, and he was greatly perplexed because some were saying, “John has been raised from the dead” ; others were saying, “Elijah has appeared”; still others, “One of the ancient prophets has arisen.” 

    But Herod said, “John I beheaded. Who then is this about whom I hear such things?”

    And he kept trying to see him…

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The Archbishop in Minsk for the meeting of the Bishops’ Conferences of Europe

  • L‑Arċisqof Charles J. Scicluna llum ħalla Malta għal Minsk, il‑Belarussja, biex jieħu sehem fl‑assemblea plenarja tal‑Kunsill tal‑Konferenzi Episkopali Ewropej (CCEE). Għal din il‑laqgħa se jattendu l‑isqfijiet minn 45 pajjiż fil‑kontinent Ewropew. It‑temi ewlenin ta’ din l‑assemblea huma ż‑żgħażagħ u l‑Ewropa.

    F’Minsk, l‑isqfijiet ser jiddiskutu l‑aspettattivi, il‑bżonnijiet, ix‑xewqat, il‑biżgħat u r‑relazzjonijiet taż‑żgħażagħ fid‑dinja tal‑lum, kif ukoll l‑isfidi tal‑Knisja biex twassal il‑messaġġ pastorali tagħha liż‑żgħażagħ…

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US House to vote on banning abortion after 20 weeks

  • Micah Pickering was born prematurely at 20 weeks. His eyes were “fused shut,” according to his mother, and his bones were still soft. He spent four months in the neonatal intensive care unit.

    Yet Micah survived against the odds, and is today a healthy 5 year-old attending Kindergarten.

    “When I look at a little baby, a 20-week baby, my heart is full…

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Sustainable Tourism – A Tool for Development

Message for World Tourism Day 2017

  • On the annual occasion of World Tourism Day, celebrated every 27 September, the Church joins civil society in addressing this phenomenon, in the conviction that every genuinely human activity must find its place in the hearts of Christ’s disciples.

    For the first time, this message is issued by the new Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, as part of its mission…

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The Gospel of the day: 27th September

  • Saint Luke 9:1-6 

    Jesus summoned the Twelve and gave them power and authority over all demons and to cure diseases, and he sent them to proclaim the kingdom of God and to heal the sick. 

    He said to them, “Take nothing for the journey, neither walking stick, nor sack, nor food, nor money, and let no one take a second tunic…

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“Take care to ensure that this church remains the home of the people of Marsaxlokk” – The Archbishop

Mass on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the consecration of the Church of Our Lady of Pompei in Marsaxlokk

  • Omelija tal-Arċisqof Charles J. Scicluna
  • Knisja Parrokkjali tal-Madonna ta’ Pompej, Marsaxlokk

    17 ta’ Settembru 2017

    “Intom il-bini ta’ Alla” (1 Kor 3, 9). Is-silta mill-appostlu Missierna San Pawl, li qrajna fit-Tieni Qari, tiftaħ din ir-riflessjoni: “Intom il-bini ta’ Alla”. Imbagħad ifisser lilu nnifsu bħala dak li poġġa l-pedamenti, ħaddieħor bena fuq dak li għamel hu (v…

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The Jungle Bunch

  • Direttur:          David Alaux

    Ilħna:               Paul Borne, Philippe Bozo, Pascal Casanova, Emmanuel Curtil, Michel Mella, Celine Mo:ntsarrat u Laurent Morteau

    Ħin tal-Film:    97 min

    Maħruġ minn KRS Releasing Ltd

    KLASSIFIKA TAĊ-ĊENSURA:                  PG

    KLASSIFIKA TAL-KNISJA:                       PG

    Maurice, mis-sura tiegħu kont taħsbu  li kien pingwin,  iżda ġewwa fih hemm il-personalità ta’ tigra…

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Pope Francis set to launch Caritas’ “Share the Journey” campaign

  • Pope Francis is set, this week,  to launch a global campaign on migration.

    Entitled “Share the Journey” the 2-year Caritas Internationalis campaign aims to promote the strengthening of relationships between migrants, refugees and communities.

    It is Caritas’ response to Pope Francis’ call for a culture of encounter and to see people on the move with open hearts and minds…

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Victoria & Abdul

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    Direttur:          Stephen Frears

    Atturi:              Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Eddie Izzard, Tim Pigott-Smith, Adeel Akhtar, Michael Gambon, Julian Wadham u Olivia Williams

    Ħin tal-Film:    106

    Maħruġ minn KRS Releasing Ltd

    KLASSIFIKA TAĊ-ĊENSURA:                 PG

    KLASSIFIKA TAL-KNISJA:                      PG

    Abdul Karim hu Indjan u Musulman…

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