The Malta Independent 23 March 2019, Saturday

Letters

Hand in hand with Mary

Sunday, 17 March 2019, 08:22 Last update: about 7 days ago

The pastoral letter issued by Mgr Charles J. Scicluna, Mgr Mario Grech and Mgr Joseph Galea-Curmi for Lent, which was read in all Masses in the first week of Lent, lovingly puts me in Mary's secure...

Shocks and bombshells

Sunday, 10 March 2019, 12:08 Last update: about 14 days ago

Roman Catholics were left reeling after the numerous revelations of sexual abuse of children by Catholic priests. Just when they were keeping their fingers crossed that there would be no more bad...

Lent: a sacramental sign of conversion

Sunday, 10 March 2019, 09:08 Last update: about 14 days ago

Last Wednesday, the Church started the important period of Lent. As Pope Francis said in this year’s Lenten message, “Lent is a sacramental sign of ... conversion”. If we are...

Marvellous Trinity

Sunday, 10 March 2019, 09:07 Last update: about 14 days ago

If apparitions are God’s message to his people on earth and miracles testify to His almighty power and to the truth of the Catholic Church, the Bible is God’s love-letter to...

The ‘Gangs’ of Malta

Sunday, 10 March 2019, 09:06 Last update: about 14 days ago

In a recent interview on a local television station, the Federation of Estate Agents expressed its concern about the number of graffiti being painted in public places in Malta, which are appearing...

Women’s Day

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 09:40 Last update: about 16 days ago

Friday 8 March is the International Woman’s Day. On this day women’s social, economic, cultural and political achievements are globally celebrated. This important day sends a worldwide...

The powerful significance of tears

Monday, 4 March 2019, 08:58 Last update: about 19 days ago

Frequently I enter this store and remain captivated by a big tear I see hanging in front of me. Obviously this tear is artificial. Yet, its expressive character makes me think, reflect, cherish,...

Touching the wounds of Jesus

Monday, 25 February 2019, 09:15 Last update: about 26 days ago

One of the most terrible words in human history, a word which really can drives us crazy, is surely the word “suffering”. In effect, who wants to suffer? Who cherishes suffering? Who, in...

Before whom am I kneeling?

Sunday, 24 February 2019, 08:54 Last update: about 28 days ago

Anytime the good Lord grants me the favour of attending a helpful course organized by the Institute of Pastoral Formation, at the Floriana Catholic Institute, I have this inkling when getting out of...

Lessons from the Genova bridge collapse

Sunday, 24 February 2019, 08:52 Last update: about 28 days ago

Reference is made to the article entitled ‘Lessons from the Genova bridge collapse’ carried in your newspaper of 19th August 2018, and specifically to the following extract: “A...

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