Monthly Archives: November 2019



Direttur:          Roland Emmerich

Atturi:              Ed Skrein, Patrick Wilson, Luke Evans, Woody Harrelson, Mandy Moore, Dennis Quaid, Alexander Ludwig, Aaron Eckhart, Darren Criss u Nick Jones

Ħin tal-Film:    138 min

Maħruġ minn KRS Releasing Ltd

KLASSIFIKA TAĊ-ĊENSURA:                             12A

KLASSIFIKA TAL-KNISJA:                                  12

Ftit snin qabel ma bdiet it-Tieni Gwerra Dinjija, l-attache Amerikan Navali ġewwa Tokyo u uffiċjal Ġappuniż fl-istess grad, waqt riċeviment,  ddiskutew l-qagħdiet taż-żewġ qawwiet navali fl-Oċean Paċifiku… Read more »

The Good Liar


Direttur:          Bill Condon

Atturi:              Helen Mirren, Ian McKellen, Russell Tovey, Jim Carter, Mark Lewis, Celine Buckens u Laurie Davidson

Ħin tal-Film:    110 min

Maħruġ minn KRS Releasing Ltd

KLASSIFIKA TAĊ-ĊENSURA:                 15

KLASSIFIKA TAL-KNISJA:                      15

Roy Courtnay brikkun mill-kbar, kien jixmoq il-flus  minn fuq dahar ħaddieħor meta dawn kienu jiġu ngannati u jagħtuh aċċess għall-finanzi tagħhom… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 21st November

The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary 
Readings of the day

First Reading: Zach 2, 14-17
Psalm: Lk 1, 46-55

Gospel: Mt 12, 46-50

While he was still speaking to the people, behold, his mother and his brothers stood outside, asking to speak to him. But he replied to the man who told him, “Who is my mother, and who are my brothers?”

And stretching out his hand toward his disciples, he said, “Here are my mother and my brothers! For whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother, and sister, and mother.” Read more »

One Church, One Journey

The working document of the Pastoral Plan of the Archdiocese of Malta entitled ‘One Church, One Journey – A process of ecclesial discernment 2020-2023’ lists four main priorities for the Church: to listen, to welcome, to accompany and to always go forth without fear in spreading the Good News.

This document, inspired by the narrative of the disciples of Emmaus (Lk 24: 13-35), was written after extensive consultation was carried out over the last few months, with several people involved in various work carried out in the Church and in society… Read more »

The Diocesan Assembly 2019: One Church, One Journey

The pastoral plan for the next four years

L‑Arċidjoċesi ta’ Malta ser tlaqqa’ l‑Assemblea Djoċesana bejn għada l‑Ħamis 21 u l‑Ġimgħa 22 ta’ Novembru 2019. L‑Assemblea ser tkun ippreseduta mill‑Arċisqof Charles J. Scicluna u ser tiltaqa’ fis‑Sala taċ‑Ċentru Animazzjoni u Komunikazzjoni (ĊAK) f’Birkirkara.

Matul din l‑Assemblea ser jiġi ppreżentat il‑working document tal‑Pjan Pastorali għall‑Arċidjoċesi ta’ Malta għas‑snin 2020‑2023. Il‑preżentazzjoni ser issir mid‑Delegat Episkopali għall‑Evanġelizzazzjoni Dr Nadia Delicata.

Dan il‑working document bit‑tema ‘Knisja Waħda, Vjaġġ Wieħed – Proċess ta’ Dixxerniment Ekkleżjali 2020‑2023’ jelenka erba’ prijoritajiet ewlenin għall‑Knisja: li tisma’, li tilqa’, li takkumpanja u li toħrog bla biża’ biex ixxandar l‑Bxara t‑Tajba… Read more »

Adolescents from Fleur-de-Lys, Kalkara and Balzan parishes receive the Sacrament of Confirmation

Nhar is-Sibt 16 ta’ Novembru l-Isqof Awżiljarju Joseph Galea-Curmi amministra s-Sagrament tal-Griżma lil 23 adolexxent mill-Knisja Parrokkjali tal-Madonna tal-Karmnu, Fleur-de-Lys.

Nhar il-Ħadd 17 ta’ Novembru l-Isqof amministra wkoll is-Sagrament tal-Griżma lil 26 adolexxent fil-Knisja Parrokkjali ta’ San Ġużepp, il-Kalkara; kif ukoll fil-Knisja Parrokkjali tal-Lunzjata, Ħal Balzan, lil 28 adolexxent.

L-adolexxenti mill-Parroċċa ta’ Fleur-de-Lys li rċevew il-Griżma tal-Isqof is-Sibt L-adolexxenti mill-Parroċċa tal-Kalkara li rċevew il-Griżma tal-Isqof il-Ħadd L-adolexxenti mill-Parroċċa ta’ Ħal Balzan li rċevew il-Griżma tal-Isqof il-Ħadd L-adolexxenti mill-Parroċċa ta’ Ħal Balzan li rċevew il-Griżma tal-Isqof il-Ħadd

Aktar ritratti: Read more »

Pope comes to Thailand to promote peace and understanding

The first leg of Pope Francis’ 32nd apostolic visit abroad takes him to Thailand. He goes in the footsteps of Pope Saint John Paul II who visited the country in 1984.

Ninety five percent of the Thai population is Buddhist. But Thailand is also a land of interreligious dialogue and respect for diversity. Christians in Thailand have enjoyed freedom of worship ever since the Portuguese arrived in the nation in 1511, planting the first seeds of the Gospel… Read more »

The Gospel of the day: 20th November

Readings of the day

First Reading: 2 Macc 7, 1.20-31
Psalm: 16 (17), 1.5-6.8b & 15

Gospel: Lk 19, 11-28

While people were listening to Jesus speak, he proceeded to tell a parable because he was near Jerusalem and they thought that the Kingdom of God would appear there immediately.

So he said, “A nobleman went off to a distant country to obtain the kingship for himself and then to return… Read more »

Cottonera’s open spaces and historic environment under threat

The Church Environment Commission (KA) declares that the application for the extension of the American University of Malta (AUM) is not only harmful to the wellbeing and quality of life of the residents of Cottonera, and harmful to the historic environment, but also runs counter to the planning framework of the Grand Harbour Local Plan. The Policy GP07 of the Grand Harbour Local Plan requires that:

Generally, buildings or structures must not obscure or overpower the bastions themselves… Read more »

Pope to Japanese: With you, I pray nuclear weapons will never be used again

Pope Francis sent a video message to the people of Japan in the lead-up to his visit there at the end of this week, noting that they are a people who knows well the “suffering caused by war.” The pope will visit Japan from November 23 to 26.

“Together with you, I pray that the destructive power of nuclear weapons will never be unleashed again in human history.”

The Holy Father reiterated the Church’s teaching, based on the indiscriminate effects of nuclear weapons, which bring the death of non-combatants as well as military personnel: “The use of nuclear weapons is immoral.”

As the Catechism notes for one of the conditions for a war to be considered “just”:

– the use of arms must not produce evils and disorders graver than the evil to be eliminated… Read more »