On Tuesday, 13th April, 2010, Archbishop Paul Cremona OP visited the workers at the Granaries in connection with the Pope’s Visit and also at the office set up jointly by Church and Government.
For more information on the Pope’s visit to Malta, visit www.popemalta.org
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Dear Brothers and Sisters,
The Holy Father is greatly looking forward to his Apostolic Visit to the Maltese Islands, due to take place from 17 to 18 April, 2010. He greets all of you in the joy of the Risen Lord and he invokes upon you the abundant blessings that flow from Christ’s conquest of sin and death and his triumphant entry into life… Read more »
On Saturday, 10th April, 2010, Archbishop Paul Cremona OP made a surprise visit to youths in Paceville in preparation for Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to Malta. The Archbishop along with a group of young journalists, who were invited for this occasion, invited their peers to attend for the youth meeting with the Pope at the Valletta Waterfront. During his visit Archbishop Cremona spoke personally to some of the youths in the bars and roads of Paceville… Read more »
Beloved Sons and Daughters,
It has always been our firm conviction that the shipwreck which caused the apostle Paul to be washed ashore on our islands did not happen merely by coincidence. In much the same way, today, we feel that it is indeed providential that His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI has chosen to make this pastoral visit to our country.
Two thousand years ago, during his short stay among us, and through his preaching of the Gospel, Paul introduced the Maltese and Gozitan people to Jesus Christ; as they came to know Him, Christian hope was instilled in their hearts. … Read more »
On Friday, 9th April, 2010, Archbishop Paul Cremona OP led the National Pilgrimage, with Bishop Mario Grech along with the participation of both the Dioceses of Malta and Gozo. This pilgrimage was held in preparation for the Papal visit.
During the pilgrimage, which commenced from Mount St Joseph Retreat House, Targa Gap, to the Sanctuary of San Pawl tal-Ħġejjeġ in St… Read more »
On Wednesday, 7th April, 2010, details were announced regarding the arrival and departure ceremonies of Pope Benedict XVI in Malta during a press conference held at the Malta International Airport (MIA).
A group of entities, amongst them MIA, the Office of the Manager, Airport Security (OMAS) and Air Malta along with the Armed Forces of Malta will be involved in the setting up and running of the ceremonies… Read more »
In preparation for the Papal visit, a National Pilgrimage will be held next Friday, 9th April, under the auspices of the two Dioceses of Malta and Gozo. The pilgrimage will commence at the Mount St Joseph Retreat House, Targa Gap at 6.15pm and end with a short ceremony in the square opposite the Sanctuary known as San Pawl tal-Ħġejjeġ in St… Read more »
On Monday, 5th April, 2010, Archbishop Paul Cremona OP together with Mgr. Tommaso Caputo, Apostolic Nuncio to Malta, attended the inauguration of an exhibition themed: ‘From Benedict to Benedict’ at Pardo Hall, Ministry of Foreign Affaris, Valletta.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr Tonio Borg, inaugurated the exhibtion. The photos exhibited were taken from the lives of Popes Benedict XV, Pius XI, Pius XII, John XXIII, Paul VI, John Paul I, John Paul II and Benedict XVI… Read more »
On Tuesday, 30th March, 2010, the Organizing Committee for the Pope’s visit announced the events planned for the Pope’s visit to Saint Paul’s Church & Grotto in Rabat, on the 17th April. The venue was chosen by Pope Benedict XVI himself, who expressed his interest in visiting the Grotto below the Church.
Around 350 missionaries: priests, nuns and laypeople, are expected to attend for this meeting with the Pope… Read more »
On Friday, 26th March, 2010, during a press conference held at MCAST, Paola, the bands, solo artists and dancers taking part in Pope Benedict XVI’s meeting with youths on the 18th of April were announced. This concert, which will start at 2.15p.m., will give these youths the opportunity to show off their talents on an international scale.
Of the 18 bands which had submitted their application to the Diocesan Youth Commission to take part in the concert, 10 were chosen… Read more »