Mgr Anthony Abela

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April 12, 2018
A message for all nations Third Sunday of Easter: Luke 24:35-48 35 The two then explained to them what had happened on the road, and how they had recognised the Lord when he broke the bread. 36 While the two were telling them this, suddenly the Lord himself stood among them and said to them,
April 05, 2018
The Risen Christ Second Sunday of Easter: John 20:19-31 19 It was late that Sunday evening, and the disciples were gathered together behind locked doors, because they were afraid of the Jewish authorities. Then Jesus came and stood among them. “Peace be with you,” he said. 20 After saying this, he showed them his hands
March 22, 2018
True sacrifice Palm Sunday 1 It was now two days before the Festival of Passover and Unleavened Bread. The chief priests and the teachers of the Law were looking for a way to arrest Jesus secretly and put him to death. 2 “We must not do it during the festival,” they said, “or the people
March 15, 2018
Drawn to Jesus Fifth Sunday of Lent: John 12:20-33 20 Some Greeks were among those who had gone to Jerusalem to worship during the festival. 21 They went to Philip (he was from Bethsaida in Galilee) and said, “Sir, we want to see Jesus.” 22 Philip went and told Andrew, and the two of them
March 08, 2018
God sends a Saviour Fourth Sunday of Lent: John 3:14-21 14 As Moses lifted up the bronze snake on a pole in the desert, in the same way the Son of Man must be lifted up, 15 so that everyone who believes in him may have eternal life. 16 For God loved the world so
March 01, 2018
God’s wisdom Third Sunday of Lent: John 2:13-25 13 It was almost time for the Passover Festival, so Jesus went to Jerusalem. 14 There in the Temple he found people selling cattle, sheep and pigeons, and also the moneychangers sitting at their tables. 15 So he made a whip from cords and drove all the
February 22, 2018
Listen to him Second Sunday of Lent: Mark 9:2-10 2 Six days later Jesus took with him Peter, James and John, and led them up a high mountain, where they were alone. As they looked on, a change came over Jesus, 3 and his clothes became shining white – whiter than anyone in the world
February 15, 2018
Beating temptation First Sunday of Lent: Mark 1:12-15 12 At once the Spirit made him go into the desert, 13 where he stayed 40 days, being tempted by Satan. Wild animals were there also, but angels came and helped him. 14 After John had been put in prison, Jesus went to Galilee and preached the
February 08, 2018
Be clean Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Mk 1:40-45 40 A man suffering from a dreaded skin disease came to Jesus, knelt down, and begged him for help. “If you want to,” he said, “you can make me clean.” 41 Jesus was filled with pity, and reached out and touched him. “I do want to,”
February 01, 2018
Healer and preacher Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Mk 1:29-39 29 Jesus and his disciples, including James and John, left the synagogue and went straight to the home of Simon and Andrew. 30 Simon’s mother-in-law was sick in bed with a fever, and as soon as Jesus arrived, he was told about her. 31 He
January 25, 2018
True authority Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Mk 1:21-28 21 Jesus and his disciples came to the town of Capernaum, and on the next Sabbath Jesus went to the synagogue and began to teach. 22 The people who heard him were amazed at the way he taught, for he wasn’t like the teachers of the
January 18, 2018
Fishers of men Third Sunday in Ordinary Time: Mark 1:14-20 14 After John had been put in prison, Jesus went to Galilee and preached the Good News from God. 15 “The right time has come,” he said, “and the Kingdom of God is near! Turn away from your sins and believe the Good News!” 16
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