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Il-cartoons tajbin għalina l-adulti?

October 19, 2017 Leave a comment

Darba, waqt li kont qed nitħaddet ma’ omm żgħażugħa li hija marida b’marda serja, f’daqqa waħda qaltli: “Patri! Fit-tali ħin kont qed nara l-cartoons mat-tfal”. U meta staqsejtha l-għaliex hija weġbitni: “L-għaliex mat-tfal cartoons biss nista’ nara”.

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Pastoral wisdom

October 18, 2017 Leave a comment

In the past months, while I have been savouring my pastoral work, as one of the chaplains at Mater Dei Hospital, I was also blessed by the company of the autobiography of Saint John XXIII, Journal of a soul. The more I leafed through it the more I found some priceless insights that really healed me as a priest.

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Conquering pride

October 17, 2017 Leave a comment

In one of his revelations to Saint Faustina, as recorded in her Diary which, its English version, titles Divine Mercy in my Soul, Jesus said this to his Secretary and Apostle of Divine Mercy, and through her, obviously, to you and me: “The greatest misery does not stop Me from uniting Myself to a soul, but where there is pride, I am not there” (1563).

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Qabad u ħareġ!

October 16, 2017 Leave a comment

Inkun riekeb ma’ xi ħadd, hu jew hi fil-paqqa. Meta, f’daqqa waħda, nisma’ l-għajta: “Ara ftit kif qabad u ħareġ!”

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The blossoming of hope

October 6, 2017 Leave a comment

The refreshing pastoral letter which the Bishop of Gozo, Mgr Mario Grech, wrote on the occasion of the Solemnity of the Assumption of Mary into Heaven is, in itself, an important milestone “in the narrative of Christian hope” for the people of Malta and Gozo. Read more…

X’benefiċċji fih il-qari?

October 5, 2017 Leave a comment

Issa li s-sena skolastika 2017-2018 bdiet tirranka huma ħafna l-punti li wieħed għandu jfakkar. L-edukazzjoni hija s-sinsla tas-soċjetà tagħna. Iżda, bħala Maltin u Għawdxin, irridu nammettu li aħna, bħala poplu, ma tantx inħobbu naqraw.

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Via dell’Abbondanza

October 4, 2017 Leave a comment

Dan l-aħħar kelli l-grazzja nżur l-iskavi tal-belt Rumana ta’ Pompeii. Kien nhar l-24 t’Awwissu tas-sena 79 WK meta Pompeii, flimkien mal-belt ġara tagħha, Herculaneum, ġiet letteralment mirduma mill-ġebel imdewweb u vulkaniku pulverizzat flimkien mal-irmied sħun bir-rata ta’ 1.5 miljun tunella s-sekonda li ħareġ mill-Vulkan Vessuvju. Dan kollu kien imsieħeb ma’ sħaba tal-mewt ta’ tephra (jew aħjar biċċiet tal-ġebel imwaddba mill-eruzzjoni volkanika) u gassijiet. Dan kollu ammonta għall-100,000 darba aktar mill-enerġija termali tal-bumbardamenti ta’ Hiroshima-Nagasaki.

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