Pastoral Letters

TO WHOM SHALL WE GO? – LENT 2010

Beloved Sons and Daughters,

Among the many positive things we have in our country, we note that the thirst for learning has grown and, as learning opportunities have increased, teaching has spread.  At the same time, although today man has learned to read, it seems he has a problem to read his life history and that of his nation; although man is capable to add numbers, he seems to find it difficult to work out the sum total of his life.  … Read more »

PASTORAL LETTER FOR CHILDREN – LENT 2010

Dear Children,

Since you spend so much time at school, you will be aware that we can learn in different ways.  The internet, computer, different forms of technology, and visual aids such as DVDs, videos and educational games, make learning more enjoyable.  On the other hand, though we know so much more, we still face many difficulties in our lives.  If you look around, you will become aware of problems such as poverty, broken families, conflicts, unhappy children, children who have already started working in order to earn a living, and illnesses.  … Read more »

THEY WERE CALLED CHRISTIANS – ADVENT 2009

Beloved Sons and Daughters,

We would like to send this Pastoral Letter for Advent, the season that leads us Christians to celebrate the nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ among us.

This year’s Advent is tied to two other events that are thought to help us welcome this message.

During next year, in 2010, we commemorate our Father Saint Paul and the shipwreck that led him onto our island… Read more »