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We pray that during your term you promote a spirit of collaboration, loyalty and harmony among us – The Archbishop

Mass on the inauguration of the President of Malta Myriam Spiteri Debono

Our father in faith, St Paul the Apostle, encouraged Malta’s early Christian community to pray eagerly for the civil authorities “to lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity.” (1 Tim 2:2)

This is also our prayer today as we congratulate the President-Elect Myriam Spiteri Debono, on the day she formally begins her service to the State as President of Malta… Read more »

Photos: The pilgrimage of St Gregory

  Żejtun

L-Erbgħa 3 ta’ April l-Arċisqof Charles Scicluna mexxa l-pellegrinaġġ ta’ San Girgor fiż-Żejtun. Il-pellegrinaġġ beda mill-Kappella ta’ San Klement u, wara waqfa qasira ta’ talb fil-Knisja Arċipretali ta’ Santa Katerina, baqa’ sejjer sal-Knisja ta’ San Girgor. Read more »

Liturgical celebrations by Archbishop Charles Scicluna in April 2024

Matul ix‑xahar ta’ April, l‑Arċidjoċesi ta’ Malta xxandar il‑quddiesa kuljum fid‑9:30am fuq TVM, Knisja.mt u Newsbook.com.mt. Mit‑Tnejn sas‑Sibt tixxandar it‑talba tar‑rużarju fuq Knisja.mt, Newsbook.com.mt, u Facebook u YouTube tal‑Arċidjoċesi ta’ Malta. Kull nhar ta’ Ħadd, il‑quddiesa tixxandar fuq TVM, Knisja.mt u Newsbook.com.mt, l‑istazzjon tar‑radju RTK 103, u Facebook u YouTube tal‑Arċidjoċesi ta’ Malta.

L‑Arċisqof Charles Scicluna se jiċċelebra l‑quddies f’dawn il‑ġranet:

L-Erbgħa 3 ta’ April, fid‑9:30am, l-Arċisqof imexxi l-pellegrinaġġ ta’ San Girgor fiż-Żejtun… Read more »

Can peace be with us? – Archbishop

Peace among nations, and in some cases within nations, is in tatters. Countless lives are lost by the day in Ukraine and Gaza, while thousands more are being purged in lesser-publicised conflicts like the civil war in Sudan, which has been forced to bear witness to the displacement of eight million people.

In a heartfelt appeal for peace in his Angelus only a few weeks ago, Pope Francis said: “Wherever there is fighting populations are exhausted… Read more »

Pope presides at Solemn Liturgy of Lord’s Passion on Good Friday

As Pope Francis presides at the Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion on Good Friday, Cardinal Raniero Cantalamessa, the Preacher of the Pontifical Household, preaches on the passage “When you lift up the Son of Man, then you will realize that I Am”.

Pope Francis presided over the liturgy of the Passion and Death of Our Lord Jesus Christ in St. Peter’s Basilica on Good Friday afternoon… Read more »

Pope prays Way of the Cross from Casa Santa Marta

Pope Francis follows the Way of the Cross held at Rome’s Colosseum on Good Friday from his residence at the Casa Santa Marta, while still leading the faithful in reflecting on our Christian journey of prayer.

“We now take this time to be with you. We want to spend it in closeness to you. On the way from Gethsemane to Calvary, you never stopped praying.”

Pope Francis introduced his reflections on the Good Friday Via Crucis with an invitation to reflect on the centrality of prayer in the Christian life, especially during the Year of Prayer leading up to the 2025 Jubilee… Read more »

The Archbishop baptises 14 adults from seven different countries

This evening, during the Solemn Vigil of the Resurrection of our Lord at St John’s Co‑Cathedral, Archbishop Charles Scicluna will administer the Sacraments of Christian Initiation (Baptism, Confirmation, Holy Communion) to 14 catechumens, who, as adults, have chosen the Christian path. These 14 adults, who will tonight become new members of the Catholic Church through these sacraments, hail from Albania, China, Colombia, India, Malta, Mauritius, and the United Kingdom… Read more »

Live: Liturgy of the Hours on Easter Saturday – 30th March 2024, 9:30am

  The Chapel of Our Lady of Manresa at the Archbishop's Curia, Floriana

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Prayer for Spiritual Communion

My Jesus, I believe that you are present in the most Blessed Sacrament.
I love You above all things.
I desire to receive You into my soul.
Since I cannot now receive You sacramentally,
come at least spiritually into my heart… Read more »