L-Arċisqof jiċċelebra Quddiesa Stazzjonali fis-Solennità tat-Twelid ta’ Sidna Ġesù Kristu

Il‑Ħadd 25 ta’ Diċembru 2016: L-Arċisqof Charles J. Scicluna ċċelebra Quddiesa Stazzjonali fis‑Solennità tat‑Twelid ta’ Sidna Ġesu’ Kristu, fil‑Konkatidral ta’ San Ġwann, il‑Belt Valletta. Continue reading “L-Arċisqof jiċċelebra Quddiesa Stazzjonali fis-Solennità tat-Twelid ta’ Sidna Ġesù Kristu”

Ask him for it!

Fr Mario Attard OFM Cap

In the past decades there has been the holy habit of asking a priest to bless us. Unfortunately, nowadays, it seems that this wonderful habit has been dwindling. We are somehow loosing this beautiful grace God wants to impart upon us and our families.

The Bible, precisely in the Book of Numbers, gives us the priestly blessing with which “Aaron and his sons” (Num 6:23), were to start blessing the people of Israel. The Lord handed on to Moses a prescribed formula for imparting this blessing: “TheLord bless you and keep you: The Lord make his face to shine upon you, and be gracious to you: The Lord lift up his countenance upon you, and give you peace” (Num 6:24-26). The Lord sealed this powerful blessing by saying: “So shall they put my name upon the people of Israel, and I will bless them” (Num 6:27). Continue reading “Ask him for it!”