Deep Sorrow for Innocent Victims of Child Abuse

“I think of the immense suffering caused by the abuse of children, especially within the Church and by her ministers. Above all, I express my deep sorrow to the innocent victims of these unspeakable crimes, along with my hope that the power of Christ’s grace, His sacrifice of reconciliation, will bring deep healing and peace [...]

To Maltese: Cultivate a Deep Awareness of Your Identity

VATICAN CITY, 18 APR 2010 (VIS) – Following his meeting with young people, Benedict XVI went to Luqa international airport, where the departure ceremony took place at the end of his visit to Malta, the fourteenth apostolic trip of his pontificate. Following a speech from George Abela, president of the Republic of Malta, the Holy [...]

Deep Water

28 Feb 10, The Apostles: A little boy was sitting on a park bench with one hand resting on an open Bible, praising God loudly, ‘Hallelujah! God is great!’Then, a young man who had recently graduated from a history graduate school passed by and asked the boy about the source of his joy. ‘Don’t you [...]

A Debt of Deep Gratitude to Saint Teresa.

A Debt of Deep Gratitude to Saint Teresa. The purchase of No. 510 Kampong Bahru Road which in future will be utilised as Saint Teresa’s Parochial House was due to the powerful and-marvellous intervention of the Little Flower. She has undoubtedly granted the petition of the Parish laid down before Her during the Novena and [...]

Beauty more than skin deep

One of the ways we typically experience the impact of beauty is as an intensified yearning for what we dimly glimpse just beyond our grasp, a pang of deep desire not just for this or that beauty but to be made whole through immersion in the Beautiful itself. This human trajectory from the concrete to [...]

Thanks to Mother Mary

From the window of the house I lived in as a child, I could see the Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (B.V.M.). I loved looking at the cross and thought the church was very beautiful. I also used to walk by the church to get home from school. Despite coming from [...]