Jiftaħ il-Kapitlu Ġenerali Ordinarju tal-Ordni ta’ Santu Wistin f’Ruma

L-Arċisqof Charles Scicluna jindirizza lill-Kapitulari

Il-Ħadd l-1 ta’ Settembru ngħata bidu għall-Kapitlu Ġenerali Ordinarju 2019 tal-Ordni Agostinjana permezz ta’ quddiesa fil-Bażilika ta’ Santu Wistin Ruma. Dan ser ikun il-186 Kapitlu Ġenerali u ser jinżamm fil-kurja Ġenerali tal-Ordni biswit il-pjazza ta’ San Pietru. Continue reading Jiftaħ il-Kapitlu Ġenerali Ordinarju tal-Ordni ta’ Santu Wistin f’Ruma

Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted’

The Second Beatitude: Blessed are those who mourn

Who are those who mourn? Why will they be comforted?

Those who mourn’ refers to those people who are spiritually sorrowful. These are the people who grieve over their own sins, who grieve over the sins of others. These people have realised their sin, have understood their mistakes, have asked for forgiveness. These people might be still bearing the consequence of sin, maybe because they are in prison, or separated from their families, or without a job; but despite this situation, they yearn for the joys and peace of heaven. Continue reading Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted’