The Malta Independent 4 October 2022, Tuesday
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Archbishop speaks about Mosta Dome WW2 bomb, Operation Pedestal during homily

Monday, 15 August 2022, 14:02 Last update: about 3 months ago

Archbishop Charles Scicluna spoke about the bomb that struck the Mosta Dome in WW2 and didn't explode, getting slightly emotional during his homily on Monday.

He expressed his admiration for Saint Mary during the mass of the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, which took place on Monday morning in the Mosta Dome.

He also spoke about operation pedestal in the second world war. He described these events as being clear proof that Mary "walks with us and protects us."

During the homily, the Archbishop spoke about Mary's various journeys, her journey to Elizabeth, the journey to Bethlehem, the journey to Jerusalem, the journey to the wedding of Cana, the journey to Capernaum, the journey to the cross of Jesus, and her journey to heaven.

With each of Mary's journeys, Archbishop Scicluna prayed that Mary will lead us and be with us in the various journeys of our lives.

The Archbishop finalised by asking people to reflect upon what has been said. "Let us ask Mary to protect us and lead us on the way together with her. Saint Mary of our way and yours, teach us to pray together with Jesus."


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