My hand-pocketed wisdom

One of the most beautiful things that, from time to time, occurs in my life, is that of cherishing a nice piece of chocolate after a delicious meal. I know, I should not put you into temptation since Lent has now began! But, is there something wrong to celebrate what is beautiful, true and good even during a penitential time as Lent certainly is? I reckon it is not! Continue reading My hand-pocketed wisdom

Time to refocus on what really matters in life

This article was first published on the Times of Malta on 15th March 2020 …

A young man approached me a few days ago in an agitated state, upset that the Church had issued directives to remove holy water from the fonts inside churches. “It’s not right,” he insisted. Continue reading Time to refocus on what really matters in life

Ġesù u s-Samaritana

L-episodju ta’ Ġesù u s-Samaritana jirrakkonta laqgħa ‘riskjuża’ ta’ Ġesù ma’ mara, weħidhom fuq bir. U mara partikulari, b’dellha tqil. Ġesù ltaqa’ mal-mara fl-ambjent tagħha, kif jiltaqa’ magħna fil-ħajja tagħna ta’ kuljum. Jibda’ d-djalogu bħal meta xi ħadd jgħidlek: “X’ħin hu?”, jew: “Temp sabiħ illum!”Għall-bidu l-mara tieħdu ftit biI-goff lil Ġesù, imbagħad tkompIi fid-diskursata sakemm Ġesù, mill-ilma tal-bir jasal għall-ilma li jaħji tassew. Continue reading Ġesù u s-Samaritana

Quddiesa tal-Arċisqof Charles J. Scicluna mill-Knisja ta’ San Franġisk, il-Ħamrun

Il-Ħadd, 15 ta’ Marzu 2020: Quddiesa tal-Arċisqof Charles J. Scicluna mill-Knisja ta’ San Franġisk, il-Ħamrun … Continue reading Quddiesa tal-Arċisqof Charles J. Scicluna mill-Knisja ta’ San Franġisk, il-Ħamrun