Monthly Archives: September 2018

The Gospel of the day: 26th 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. Whatever house you enter, stay there and leave from there. And as for those who do not welcome you, when you leave that town, shake the dust from your feet in testimony against them.” 

    Then they set out and went from village to village proclaiming the good news and curing diseases everywhere…

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Respect towards teachers and never an accomplice to injustice

A message to students by Archbishop Charles J. Scicluna on the occasion of a new scholastic year

  • At the beginning of a new scholastic year I wish to greet all students and wish them well.

    I greet you at the beginning of another year of learning, activities and experiences together. I augur that you show wisdom, intelligence and patience in your work, and that at the same time you share a sense of solidarity…

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Plexus 2018 – Highlights

A youth leader conference in response to Pope Francis' call to evangelisation

  • Plexus 2018 is an annual youth leader conference organised by the Malta Catholic Youth Network (MCYN). This year’s conference, entitled “With Jesus in the Peripheries”, focused on equipping local youth leaders to reach out to those individuals on the fringes of society. Watch the video below for highlights from the event.

  • During the conference a document was drafted summarising the challenges encountered by local youth leaders in bringing the Gospel to the peripheries, as well as a collective vision for the way forward…
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They trusted in you and you delivered them

Mass on the feast of Our Lady of Mellieħa

  • L-omelija tal-Isqof Awżiljarju Joseph Galea-Curmi

    Is-Santwarju tal-Madonna, Mellieħa
    23 ta’ Settembru 2018


    Hemm iskrizzjoni antika u b’tifsira kbira aħna u deħlin fil-pjazza ta’ ħdejn is-Santwarju tal-Mellieħa. Tgħid hekk: “Fik ittamaw missirijietna; fik ittamaw, u inti ħlisthom.”

    Din is-sentenza hija meħuda minn Salm 22, wieħed mill-iktar salmi li jesprimi tbatija u karba, li jibda hekk: “Alla tiegħi, Alla tiegħi, għaliex tlaqtni?” (Salm 22:1)…

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Romanian bishops support the referendum on redefinition of family

  • Changing the definition of marriage as provided in the Constitution: it’s the purpose of a constitutional referendum that will take place in Romania on October 6-7 on an initiative of the Coalition for Families, an umbrella organization representing 30 NGOs in Romania, including Catholic organizations such as Catholic Action and the Family Association in Romania. The Catholic bishops of Romania have also expressed their full support to the initiative with an Exhortation to priests and Catholic faithful, which is also addressed to all people of good will, with an invitation to back the referendum…

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The Gospel of the day: 25th September

  • Saint Luke 8:19-21 

    The mother of Jesus and his brothers came to him but were unable to join him because of the crowd. 

    He was told, “Your mother and your brothers are standing outside and they wish to see you.” He said to them in reply, “My mother and my brothers are those who hear the word of God and act on it.”

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How does St Ġorġ Preca wish us to remember him?

Mass on the occasion of the inauguration and blessing of the statue of St Ġorġ Preca at the Swatar Parish

  • L-omelija tal-Arċisqof Charles J. Scicluna

    Il-Knisja Parrokkjali, is-Swatar
    23 ta’ Settembru 2018

    F’kitba tal-1947, Is-Salm ta’ Patri Franku, San Ġorġ Preca jdur lejn Alla, bħalma spiss kien iħobb jagħmel fit-talb personali u fil-kitbiet tiegħu, u jesklama li min jagħraf lil Alla, il-qalb tiegħu tgħum f’baħar ta’ paċi…

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Pope remembers Lithuanian freedom fighters and victims of occupations

  • Pope Francis on Sunday ended his two-day apostolic visit to Lithuania with a visit to the KGB Museum in Vilnius where he decried the suffering brought about by complete domination and unrestrained ambition during three occupations. Following the collapse of the Russian and Prussian monarchies at the end of the World War I, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia declared their independence in 1918…
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The Nun

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    Direttur:          Colin Hardy

    Atturi:              Demiàn Bichir, Taissa Fermiga, Jonas Bioquet, Bonnie Aarons, Charlotte Hope, Ingrid Bisu, Jonny Coyne, Mark Steger u Claudio Charles Schneider

    Ħin tal-Film:    96 min

    Maħruġ minn KRS Releasing Ltd

    KLASSIFIKA TAĊ-ĊENSURA:                 15

    KLASSIFIKA TAL-KNISJA:                      18 

    Fl-1952, ġewwa r-Rumanija, żewġ sorijiet fil-Monasteru Carta, jiġu attakkati minn preżenza inviżibbli…

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Communion and Mission: at the Heart of Parish Life

Mass on the occasion of the 53rd anniversary of the establishment of the parish

  • L-omelija tal-Isqof Awżiljarju Joseph Galea-Curmi

    Il-Knisja Parrokkjali, San Ġwann
    21 ta’ Settembru 2018

    Hemm żewġ kelmiet li juru tajjeb x’għandha tkun il-ħajja tal-Knisja u għalhekk li għandhom ikunu fil-qalba tal-ħajja tal-parroċċa: komunjoni u missjoni. Nixtieq li naħsbu ftit fuq x’ifissru dawn iż-żewġ kelmiet fl-okkażjoni sabiħa tat-53 sena mit-twaqqif tal-Parroċċa ta’ San Ġwann…

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