Ritratt: DOI – Kian Bugeja
Il-Kunvent ta’ Santu Wistin fil-Belt Valletta se jinbidel f’Ċentru ta’ Interpretazzjoni tal-Komunità. Il-proġett ta’ restawr f’dan il-kunvent wasal fl-aħħar fażi tiegħu.
Il-proġett se jiswa total ta’ €2.3 miljun, li €1.5 miljun minnhom ġejjin mill-Fondi Ewropej għall-Iżvilupp Reġjonali. Is-Segretarju Parlamentari Stefan Zrinzo Azzopardi żar dawn ix-xogħlijiet u spjega li dan il-proġett qed jitmexxa mill-Fondazzjoni Soċjokulturali Ambjentali Agustinjana (FSKAA).
Is-Segretarju Parlamentari qal li permezz ta’ dawn il-fondi l-wirt kulturali tal-gżejjer Maltin qed ikun ikkonservat permezz tar-restawr li qed isir… Read more »
Nhar il‑Ħadd li ġej, 21 ta’ Novembru 2021, il‑Knisja Kattolika ser tiċċelebra l‑festa liturġika ta’ Kristu Re. L‑Arċisqof Charles Jude Scicluna flimkien mal‑Isqof Awżiljarju Joseph Galea‑Curmi qed jistiednu lill‑Insara jingħaqdu magħhom għal din iċ‑ċelebrazzjoni djoċesana.
Din tibda fil‑5:00 p.m. u ser issir fil‑Bażilika Minuri ta’ Kristu Re f’Raħal Ġdid, fejn tingħad it‑talba ta’ filgħaxija (l‑għasar). Qabel iċ‑ċelebrazzjoni ser ikun hemm servizz ta’ qrar u wara jkun hemm quddiesa… Read more »
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Mgr Victor Grech was awarded the Award for Active Aging yesterday in a ceremony celebrating the work, commitment and dedication of senior citizens in Malta, with a total of five awards being presented this year.
Mgr Grech founded Caritas Malta in 1984, with the aim of providing drug prevention and rehabilitation programmes. A year later he founded the first Therapeutic Community for those who abuse drugs in Malta and went on to open a home for the rehabilitation of prisoners suffering from drug problems.
He was also one of the founders of Caritas Europa, serving also in the Board of Caritas Internationalis and Caritas Europa when they were established… Read more »
Klabb Kotba Maltin għadha kif ippubblikat il-ktieb Arthur G. Vella – F’kollox inħobb u naqdi dwar il-Ġiżwita Arthur Vella S.J. (1930-2018), magħruf ma’ ħafna bħala ‘Turu’. Il-ktieb jiġbor 30 testimonjanza ta’ persuni li kienu jafuh mill-qrib u li Turu għamel differenza f’ħajjithom.
Iżda l-għadd ta’ persuni li Turu għamel differenza f’ħajjithom hu ħafna akbar minn hekk. Matul ħajtu akkumpanja numru kbir ħafna ta’ saċerdoti, reliġjużi, koppji u lajċi, u għenhom f’deċiżjonijiet importanti u fil-mixjiet spiritwali tagħhom… Read more »
Twenty‑two entities presented a position paper on the recreational cannabis bill to members of parliament, expressing serious concern about the short and long term effects on society of the proposed legislation and calling for a serious, mature and researched debate on the subject. The proposed bill will be presented today for debate in Parliament.
All entities, many of which work with children and young people, strongly believe that as currently presented, the bill will have a negative effect in normalising drug use while failing to protect both society and drug users… Read more »
The Admission Regulations for Church Schools for the scholastic year 2022-2023 will be published on Tuesday 16th November 2021, and are available here. There will be a total of 1,848 vacant places for students (1,596 in Malta and 252 in Gozo). All applications will be accepted online. Applications for ‘Criteria 1’ are to be submitted between the 23rd November and 2nd December 2021… Read more »
ŻAK young leaders organised YouthEARNwas on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th November for 30 youths aged between 15 and 18 years, coming from different localities around Malta.
This project, financed through the Achievers’ Scheme granted by the Ministry for Equality, Research and Innovation, provided the young people with the opportunity to partake in adventurous activities, such as abseiling, archery, teambuilding activities and camping and also participate in a number of creative workshops such as art and drama… Read more »
At the end of Mass on the Solemnity of Christ the King on 22 November 2020, Pope Francis called for a relaunch of the celebration of WYD in the particular Churches. He announced that this celebration, which has been traditionally held on Palm Sunday, starting in 2021 will be held on the Sunday of the Solemnity of Christ the King.
Although MCYN would like to organise the celebration, it acknowledges the fact that it would be difficult to organise this on a diocesan level due to pandemic restrictions and the health risks involved… Read more »
Pope Francis kicked off his Friday morning visit to the Italian town of Assisi with an unexpected visit to the Poor Clares Convent, where he met privately with the cloistered nuns serving the Church in prayer.
He then travelled to the Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels, where a poor person presented him with the pilgrim’s staff and mantle, to show that all present were pilgrims in the town of St… Read more »
During the annual general meeting of the Church Schools’ Association (CSA), which represents 55 Church schools in Malta and Gozo, the new members of the committee for the years 2021-2024 were selected.
Fr Jimmy Bartolo SJ has been confirmed as coordinator of the association. Stephen Cachia was chosen as deputy coordinator, Fr Jeremy Vella SDB as treasurer, Mariuccia Fenech as secretary, and Roberta Mifsud Bonnici as deputy secretary… Read more »