Reflections

Writings & Talks from Fr. Martin Cilia

Qari Spiritwali

Il-pjan ta’ Alla s-Salvatur tagħna għalina l-bnedmin kien li jerfagħna mill-miżerja li fiha waqajna…   Il-pjan ta’ Alla s-Salvatur tagħna għalina l-bnedmin kien li jerfagħna mill-miżerja li fiha waqajna… Mela, biex naslu għall-ħajja perfetta, jeħtieġ li nsiru nixbhu ‘l Kristu mhux biss fl-eżempju ta’ ħlewwa, umiltà u sabar, li tana tul ħajtu, imma wkoll fil-mewt […]

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Gospel Reflection

  “I have shown you many good works from my Father. For which of these are you trying to stone me?” His Word for you today

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Gospel Reflection

“Amen, amen, I say to you, whoever keeps my word will never see death.” His Word for you today

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GOSPEL REFLECTION

  His Word for you today

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Points to Ponder

1st Sunday of Lent Man does not live by bread alone…. Humility breaks down walls and barriers The only way to humility is through humiliation – and humiliation is not such an attractive path to follow… We need humility to be able to search deep down within us to find our true self… We need […]

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Points to Ponder

Maundy Thursday Jn 13:1-15 Our life is made up of several pieces and often times fragmented:- our life at work; our life at home; our life within the community…. There are so many different facets to our Christian life. …And all these scattered pieces somehow need to come together to make one whole. The Eucharist […]

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Points to Ponder

Tuesday of Holy Week Jn 13:21-33, 36-38 Yesterday we spoke of the woman at the feet of Jesus – today our gaze turns towards  the disciple who laid his head on Jesus’ chest, close to the heart of Jesus. This  is the other disciple; not the disciple who loved Jesus – but the one whom […]

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Points to Ponder

Palm Sunday Mk 14:1 – 15:47 The heart of the Gospel is the Passion of Our Lord. There are different options as to how to live this mystery. It may be a past time or hobby; it may  be a spectacle  for you to watch from afar; or it can be the reason for your […]

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Points to Ponder

The Epiphany of the Lord Matthew 2:1-12 – Which way shall I go ? There are two ways – one leads to life and the other leads to death –  you are free to choose the way you wish to follow! Today’s gospel also brings us to a cross road. Today’s gospel sounds almost like […]

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Points to Ponder

3rd Sunday of Advent John 1:6-8, 19-28 – Who are you? In the midst of Advent we find ourselves in this Sunday dedicated to Joy. Rejoice in the Lord always! Again I say rejoice! How can you radiate joy when your heart is full of sorrow? More often than not we are unable to control […]

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