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Minn għada l-Ġimgħa, 5 ta’ Ġunju 2020, il‑Kurja tal‑Arċisqof, inkluż l‑Uffiċċju Żwiġijiet u l‑uffiċċju ċentrali tal‑Caritas, il-Furjana, u t‑Tribunali Ekkleżjastiċi fil‑Belt Valletta, se jerġgħu jiftħu għall‑pubbliku. Bħala miżura ta’ prekawzjoni li tħares is‑saħħa u s‑sigurtà tal‑pubbliku u tal‑impjegati, kull min għandu bżonn iżur dawn l-uffiċċji għandu jagħmel dan permezz ta’ appuntament, kif ukoll jilbes maskra/visor fil-ħin li jkun fil-bini.  

Għal aktar tagħrif wieħed jista’ iċempel fuq 25906238 mit-Tnejn sal-Ġimgħa, bejn id‑9am u l‑4pm, jew jibgħat email fuq info@maltadiocese.orgRead more »

Pope at General Audience: God does not abandon us, He is companion and guide

  The Vatican

At the centre of Pope Francis’ catechesis on prayer at his General Audience on Wednesday was the figure of Abraham.

The Pope explained that with this “father in faith”, we see a new way of relating to God.

Abraham, recounted Pope Francis, hears a voice that resonates in his life. It’s the “voice that encourages him to uproot himself from his homeland, from the roots of his family,  to move towards a new, different future.”

Abraham’s trust in God

The Pontiff underlined that Abraham does this on the basis of trust and the promise “that his lineage will be as numerous as the stars that dot the sky.”

With this trust, said the Pope, comes a new way of conceiving our relationship with God… Read more »

Mass to resume with the presence of the faithful

Dispensation of Sunday Mass obligation remains in force

  The Archbishop's Curia, Floriana

(left) Auxiliary Bishop Joseph Galea-Curmi, Archbishop Charles Jude Scicluna and Fr Andre Zaffarese, Delegate for Work and Life in Parishes

Fi tmiem laqgħa tal‑Konferenza Episkopali Maltija, li saret illum, it‑Tlieta 2 ta’ Ġunju, l‑Arċisqof Charles Jude Scicluna ħabbar li mis‑Sibt‑13 ta’ Ġunju filgħaxija u l‑Ħadd 14 ta’ Ġunju, festa ta’ Corpus Christi (Solennità tal‑Ġisem u d‑Demm Għażiż tal‑Mulej), ser jerġa’ jibda jiġi ċċelebrat il‑Quddies bil‑preżenza tal‑pubbliku, fil‑knejjes f’Malta u Għawdex… Read more »

New Manager for the Church home for the elderly ‘Holy Family Home’

The Archdiocese of Malta has appointed George Portanier as the new manager at Holy Family Home in Naxxar, as of 1st June.

Mr Portanier obtained a Masters in Finance and Investment from York University, an MBA from Edinburgh University and a Masters in Economics of Competition Law from the University of Malta. He served as a director on the board of Bank of Valletta plc for more than 20 years… Read more »

Dar San Blas re-opens its doors to people with drug addiction after serving quarantine at Dar Miceli

Minħabba l-pandemija tal-COVID-19 Caritas Malta kellha twaqqaf id-dħul ta’ nies fid-djar ta’ rijabilitazzjoni mid-dipendenza fuq id-droga li ġab tħassib serju dwar kif dawn il-persuni u qrabathom se jagħmlu mingħajr dan ir-refuġju, anke fid-dawl li ħafna mis-servizzi li jagħmlu użu minnhom dawn il-persuni ġew limitati.

Wara ġimgħat ta’ ħidma intensiva b’diskussjonijiet mal-awtoritajiet konċernati, f’dawn l-aħħar jiem l-ewwel tliet persuni ġew aċċettati f’San Blas wara perjodu ta’ ġimagħtejn kwarantina f’Dar Charles Miceli fil-Mosta… Read more »

The Bishops invite the faithful to join Pope Francis in prayer

Lourdes Grotto, the Vatican Gardens (Photo: CNS photo/L’Osservatore Romano)

The Bishops of Malta and Gozo invite all the faithful to join in prayer on the Solemn Feast of Pentecost, tomorrow, which should have also marked the visit of His Holiness Pope Francis to our islands. The Bishops invite them to pray for Pope Francis, for the Church, for our country and for the whole world… Read more »

Live: Rosary with Pope Francis – 30 May, 5:30pm

  Lourdes Grotto, the Vatican Gardens

Illum is‑Sibt 30 ta’ Mejju, fil‑5:30pm, il‑Papa Franġisku se jingħaqad ma’ santwarji Marjani minn madwar id‑dinja u jmexxi t‑talba tar‑Rużarju biex bl-għajnuna t’Alla tintemm il-pandemija tal-Covid-19 fid-dinja.

Ir‑Rużarju se jixxandar b’mod dirett mill‑Grotta ta’ Lourdes li tinsab fil‑Ġonna tal‑Vatikan, fuq TVM2, Newsbook.com.mt u knisja.mt, kif ukoll mill-paġna ta’ Facebook tal-Arċidjoċesi ta’ Malta. Read more »

Ir-Rużarju bil-lingwa tas-sinjali …

Help from parish priests to students who are sitting for their exams

54 parishes available for students to take their exams

54 parroċċa f’Malta qed joffru għajnuna lill‑istudenti li ser ikunu qed jagħmlu l‑eżamijiet online fil‑ġranet li ġejjin, billi joffru spazji fejn l‑istudenti jkunu jistgħu jagħmlu l‑eżami. Numru ta’ kappillani qed joffru wkoll lill‑istudenti s‑servizz ta’ Wi‑Fi li għandhom fil‑bini tal‑parroċċa. L-ispazji offruti jinkludu uffiċċji, ċentri parrokkjali u klassijiet tad‑duttrina.

Din l‑inizjattiva mill‑kappillani għandha tgħin lill‑istudenti li minħabba diversi ċirkustanzi fid‑dar jew fil‑familja ma jkunx possibbli għalihom li joqogħdu għall‑eżami f’post għall‑kwiet… Read more »

Mass for Youth – 30th May, 7pm

Pentecost Vigil Mass

  The Archbishop's Curia, Floriana

Mass readings and songs

Celebrant: Fr Brendan Gatt
Music: The New Victorians

♫ Fall Afresh – Bethel ♫

Awaken my soul, come awake
To hunger, to seek, to thirst
Awaken first love, come awake
And do as you did, at first

Spirit of the living God come fall afresh on me
Come wake me from my sleep
Blow through the caverns of my soul
Pour in me to overflow

Come and fill this place
Let Your glory now invade
Spirit come and fill this place
Let your glory now invade

Qari I

Għadam niexef, jien se nġib fik ir-ruħ, u inti terġa’ tgħix… Read more »