Papal Visit

The Apostolic Journey by Pope Francis to Malta is being postponed

In view of the current situation around the world, and in agreement with the Authorities and the Catholic Church of our country, the Apostolic Journey by Pope Francis to Malta and Gozo has been postponed. The date of the journey will be determined at a later stage.

The Bishops of Malta and Gozo would like to take this opportunity to invite Catholics to keep Pope Francis in prayer… Read more »

Diocesan choir for the visit by Pope Francis to Gozo

Fl-okkażjoni tal-liturġija li ser imexxi l-Qdusija Tiegħu l-Papa Franġisku meta jżur is-Santwarju Nazzjonali tal-Madonna Ta’ Pinu fl-aħħar ta’ Mejju li ġej, id-Djoċesi ta’ Għawdex qed tilqa’ applikazzjonijiet minn adolexxenti u żgħażagħ Għawdxin li jixtiequ jingħaqdu mal-koristi li jiffurmaw parti mill-Kor Djoċesan taż-Żgħażagħ.

Il-Kumitat Organizzattiv Interdjoċesan taż-Żjara tal-Papa f’Malta jħeġġeġ lil dawk l-adolexxenti u żgħażagħ Għawdxin, partikularment dawk li jħossuhom ispirati minn Ġesù Kristu u huma mħarrġa fil-kant, biex japplikaw fuq www.papafrangisku.mt/korghawdex… Read more »

A choir for the visit of Pope Francis to Malta

Bi tħejjija għall-Vjaġġ Appostoliku tal‑Papa Franġisku f’Malta ser jitwaqqaf kor biex janima Quddiesa li ser issir fuq il-Fosos tal-Furjana nhar Għid il-Ħamsin, il-Ħadd 31 ta’ Mejju 2020. 

Il-kor ser ikun iffurmat minn tfal u adulti, u ser ikun taħt it‑tmexxija ta’ Mro Christopher Muscat, Maestro di Cappella tal‑Katidral Metropolitan u Direttur Mużikali tal‑Arċidjoċesi ta’ Malta. Tfal u adolexxenti bejn id‑9 u l‑14‑il sena għandhom japplikaw għall-kor tat-tfal filwaqt li dawk minn 15-il sena ’l fuq japplikaw mal-adulti… Read more »

Let us welcome Pope Francis with an open heart – Pastoral Letter by the Bishops

Apostolic Journey to Malta by his Holiness Pope Francis

Dear brothers and sisters,

It is with great joy that we welcome the news that His Holiness Pope Francis will visit Malta on the 31st May 2020, the Solemnity of Pentecost.

Last January, in his meditation on the passage from the Acts of the Apostles that narrates St Paul’s shipwreck on Malta, Pope Francis had beautiful words for the Maltese people who welcomed Paul and all those on the ship… Read more »

Good, gentle and welcoming

The news that Pope Francis will be visiting Malta in May was welcomed with great joy. The announcement was made on the 10th February, during the solemn pontifical of St Paul’s Shipwreck – a feast that is cherished by us Maltese since the shipwreck of St Paul is considered to be the birth of the Catholic faith in Malta.

Last January, the Pope reflected several times on the passage from the Acts of the Apostles that narrates St Paul’s shipwreck on Malta, and he spoke in particular about the compassionate heart of the Maltese people who welcomed Paul and the other 275 travelling companions… Read more »

St Paul did not come to condemn but to heal and show us mercy – The Archbishop

Solemn Pontifical Mass on the feast of St Paul's Shipwreck, in which the Apostolic Journey of Pope Francis to Malta was announced

  The Collegiate Parish Church of St Paul's Shipwreck, Valletta

L-omelija tal-Arċisqof Charles J. Scicluna

Fl-Atti tal-Appostli, il-ktieb li jagħtina r-rakkont għażiż tal-miġja tal-Appostlu Misserna San Pawl fostna, jirrepeti l-istorja u n-narrattiva tal-konverżjoni ta’ Pawlu, Sawlu, tliet darbiet. Wieħed jinnota kemm dan ir-rakkont huwa importanti biex dan it-tieni ktieb li kiteb San Luqa: l-Evanġelju u l-Atti tal-Appostli, din il-laqgħa tal-Imgħallem Ġesù rxuxtat ma’ dan ir-raġel minn Tarsu propju nsibuha rrakkuntata tliet darbiet.

Illum nixtieq nibda r-riflessjoni tiegħi billi nfakkarkom Pawlu stess xi jgħid meta jidħol fi djalogu ma’ Agrippa… Read more »

Apostolic Journey by Pope Francis to Malta

Announcement of the Apostolic Journey by His Holiness Pope Francis to Malta

  The Collegiate Parish Church of St Paul's Shipwreck

Welcoming the invitation of the President of the Republic of Malta, the Authorities and the Catholic Church of the Country, His Holiness Pope Francis will make an Apostolic Journey to Malta and Gozo on 31st May 2020.

The programme of the journey will be published at a later stage. Read more »

Official logo of the Apostolic Journey to Malta Official Announcement of the Apostolic Journey to Malta …