Sancta Maria

SANCTA MARIA, mill-‘VESPRI TAL-BEATA VERĠNI’, xogħol ta’ CLAUDIO MONTEVERDI fl-1610. Interessanti kif beda dan il-‘Vespri’. Monteverdi xtaq idaħħal lit-tifel tiegħu is-Seminarju imma ma kellux flus biex iħallas u offra ‘rigal’ lill-Papa Pawlu VI xi xogħol minn tiegħu, fosthom il-‘Vespri’. Dan wassal għal kapolavur li ta’ min jisimgħu. Niggustaw il-mużika sabiħa u antika u llissnu mal-kor ‘SANCTA MARIA, ORA PRO NOBIS’ (‘Santa Marija, itlob għalina’). Continue reading Sancta Maria

Celebrating the Feast of the patron saint of cancer patients at Sir Anthony Mamo Hospital

Tuesday 12 May 2020 has certainly been one of my greatest highlights in my God-given vocation and my lifelong mission on earth, that of being a hospital chaplain. In fact, on this very day, liturgically we celebrate the feast of St. Leopold Mandic OFM Cap, that great Franciscan Capuchin Saint who is the patron saint of cancer patients. And, secondly, it is also the International Nurses Day since May 12 falls the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth! Continue reading Celebrating the Feast of the patron saint of cancer patients at Sir Anthony Mamo Hospital

Quddiesa u Rużarju mill-Kurja tal-Arċisqof – 19 ta’ Mejju

It-Tlieta, 19 ta’ Mejju 2020: Quddiesa u Rużarju mill-Arċisqof Charles J. Scicluna fil-Kurja tal-Arċisqof. Quddiesa offruta għall-edukaturi u l-ġenituri sabiex ma jaqtgħux qalbhom fit-tagħlim akkademiku tat-tfal tagħhom u jsibu l-għajnuna li għandhom bżonn … Continue reading Quddiesa u Rużarju mill-Kurja tal-Arċisqof – 19 ta’ Mejju