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Recently I've met a number of people who feel disappointed with God. As long as our suffering is self inflicted we seem to cope a bit better, ‘after all I'm the one who got myself into this’ we say. But when we are trying our best to live a good Christian life and yet suffering and setbacks come our way, the struggle is more difficult: the sudden death of a...
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It’s exam time for many students. I remember the pressure and tension that would mount up in the weeks before my finals as I sought to understand what I was studying - and of course remember it all. Yet there is a deeper quest for  understanding that every human being, consciously or unconsciously, seeks: the meaning of one’s life, the ‘why’ of life. We have come up with loads of answers....
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Instinctively we all know that the opposites of love are selfishness and indifference. When people act selfishly they irk us. When we do the same we annoy them. When someone we once cared for becomes indifferent to us it hurts. On the other hand we all know people who give a lot of themselves. Many times parents have made great sacrifices for their children.  A loving person is someone who knows...
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Many people enjoy visiting London. However no one was fooled by the sign on one of the bendy buses making its way through St Julians recently. It's destination? Trafalgar Square. Quite obviously getting on that bus wouldn't have got anyone there. But what if for a minute we imagine that I sincerely thought that the bus was going to stop by Nelson's column. It still wouldn't have got me beyond...
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The Ezercizzi  'Losing My Religion, Finding My Faith', attended by well over 500 youths, was a great opportunity for us to reflect on the important fact that Jesus wants to have a personal relationship with us. External religious observance without genuine faith is lifeless (read more in this article). Both Fr Martin and Fr Elia took the participants through a week long journey of talks which were very well received....