Ngħidu le lil min hu riġidu u jgħix ħajja doppja, fil-Knisja hemm bżonn il-ġentilezza

Il-Ġimgħa, 5 ta’ Mejju 2017. Omelija tal-Papa Franġisku fid-Dar Santa Marta.

Illum il-ġurnata wkoll hemm min juża r-riġidità biex jaħbi dnubietu. Din kienet it-twissija li għamel il-Papa Franġisku waqt il-quddiesa ta’ dalgħodu fil-kappella tad-Dar Santa Marta. Fir-riflessjoni dwar l-ewwel qari meħud mill-Atti tal-Appostli, il-Qdusija Tiegħu tkellem dwar il-figura ta’ San Pawl li minn persekutur riġidu sar ġentili u ħabbâr paċenzjuż tal-Vanġelu.

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The North East of Brazil: Seminarians and Priests from Gozo

Abstracts from THE MALTESE MISSIONARY EXPERIENCE – 12
By Fr John Caruana

In December 1955, Joseph Galea of Sannat was the first seminarian from Gozo to go to the diocese of Joao Pessoa at the age of 22! He was ordained priest in 1959.
Fr José – as he became known – served as professor and master of discipline in the Seminary of Cajazeiras, and was parish priest in Sso Jose de Piranhas, in the parish of Itabaina, and for some time also served in Cachoeira dos Indios. Continue reading “The North East of Brazil: Seminarians and Priests from Gozo”