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Many of us heard about it, maybe fewer of us know its origin: the word ‘Lent’ comes from the Anglo-Saxon ‘spring-time’ – the time for the blossoming of new life. This is precisely what we are seeking to live in our relationship with God. So Lent starts with Ash Wednesday where we are reminded that ‘we are dust and to dust we shall return’. We are not here for ever but...
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This is a guest post by Nicky Portelli - a member of our community Recently my 7-year-old niece asked me, ‘Why doesn’t the sky fall down on our heads?’ I smiled at the innocence of the question but also because it reminded me of the many questions I asked when I was her age. Questions like: ‘Why does the moon follow me everywhere I go?’ ‘Why do aeroplanes seem to be flying so...
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If you have not yet read part one, it can be found here; Help, I'm not sure how to pray - Part 1 We love to compare ourselves with others! Parents often compare us to our brothers, sisters and cousins. In Part 1, we reflected on the Parable of the Persistent Widow, which is a parable of contrast rather than comparison. In this parable, it is a person - the Pharisee – who is...
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It’s great to fall in love with someone but it won’t last very long if you never meet and communicate. In a similar way, the first and most important decision you will ever take in your life is not your career, where you will live, what smartphone you will buy but whether in faith you will respond to God’s offer of love and salvation (friendship) through Jesus Christ. For many people,...
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Despite the turmoil that hovered over the Middle East a few weeks ago, a group of 32 young people from Youth Fellowship made the journey to the Land of the Bible in what was an amazing experience from beginning to end. Although I've led numerous pilgrimages to Israel, each time it is a new, unique and refreshing experience.  As we traveled in the footsteps of Jesus through Galilee and Jerusalem, for...
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On Saturday 10th March Youth Fellowship held a special celebration and Mass on the occasion of its 25th anniversary. The 1 hour and a half program told our story through songs, testimonies and a video timeline. Mass was presided by His Grace Archbishop Mons Paul Cremona and His Grace Bishop Emeritus Joseph Mercieca. The event was very well attended and was a truly blessed and enjoyable evening which gave glory to...
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Between 2-4th March over 200 youth attended the yearly annual retreat organised by Youth Fellowship. Once again the weekend was held under a tent in the grounds of Mellieha Bay Hotel. The praise and worship music animated by SALT helped all the particpants enter the presence of God and rediscover His personal love for them and His freeing truth. The talks entitled 'You are the Reason, Encountering the God who Sees',...