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A memorable evening of C.O.N.G. and Prayer Spaces at Mount St Joseph

On a serene Saturday evening, June 12th, 2023, a group of participants from the prayer group “Christ Our Neighbour Group” (C.O.N.G.) were welcomed by Fr Reuben Gauci to embark on a spiritual experience. With hearts full of hope and open minds, they gathered to experience prayer spaces, a profound encounter that left them touched and inspired.

As the participants entered Mount St Joseph, they were greeted with an aura of tranquillity and an ambience that seemed to whisper serenity…

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The Enriching Role of Elderly Volunteers in School Prayer Spaces

Spiritual Insight and Lifelong Experience

The contribution of elderly individuals in shaping prayer spaces in schools is a valuable asset that we deeply appreciate at the School Development Society (SDS). With their years of wisdom, depth of experience, and patient demeanours, elderly volunteers can provide a unique layer of richness and insight to our prayer spaces, bridging the gap between generations in our school communities…

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Storytelling Sessions Captivate Students at Theresa Nuzzo Primary School

At Theresa Nuzzo Primary School, a series of captivating reflective storytelling sessions from the book ‘Spazju għal Qalbi-Beloved Space’ took place on the 19th of June 2023 in Years 4 and 5, leaving the children enthralled and eager for more. The school invited Fr Reuben Gauci and Silvana Cardona to visit and bring the reflective imaginative stories to life, creating an unforgettable experience for young minds…

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Il-Quddiesa.  Il-Workout tar-ruħ. 

Fid-dinja kontemporanja, il-kultura tat-taħriġ fiżiku qed issir dejjem iżjed popolari tant li tinkorpora fiha nies minn kull settur tas-soċjetà.  Aktar minn qatt qabel, il-prattika ta xi sport saret minsuġa fl-orarju ta’ ħafna, irrispettivament mill-eta’ jew l-istat tal-persuna. Dment li persuna tagħraf titħarreġ b’mod responsabbli, ordnat u etiku, bl-għan li tibbenefika personalment u sservi t’ispirazjoni għal ħaddiehor, tkun iġġenerata L-pożittività. 

Bħala edukatur inkun qrib ħafna tal-isfidi li jikkaratterizzaw l-adoloxxenza, u tal-impatt li dawn ikollhom fuq l-istudenti.  Sikwit, studenti jirrikjedu risposti għal xi kurżitajiet jew dubji li jaħkmuhom kontinwament.  Fosthom il-fidi!  L-għan ta’ dan l-artiklu huwa li jixħet dawl fuq xebħ li jeżisti bejn is-saħħa fiżika tal-ġisem u dik tar-ruħ…

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Cherished Prayer Moments that Uplifted My Heart and Soul

The La Salle Family Fest held on Wednesday, 14th June 2023, was a day of celebration and togetherness for Grade 1, 2, and 3 boys and their parents/guardians. It was a time for the entire community to come together and spend quality time, fostering a sense of unity and belonging. The day kicked off with a celebration of Holy Mass. Among the various activities and events that took place later on, the inclusion of prayer spaces added a spiritual dimension to the festivities…

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Deep calling unto deep

pexels/francesco ungaro: in God like fish in water

In the name of the Father and of the Son and the Holy Spirit

Glory and praise forever!

1. Let us open our hearts to receive God’s Word

Jesus said to Nicodemus: “For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God sent the Son into the world, not to condemn the world, but that the world might be saved through him…

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Prayer Spaces for Couples during Kana course

“We praise you Lord for your endless love.”

The Kana course for couples preparing for marriage always ends with a retreat. This weekend retreat focuses typically on the couples’ relationship with God. The retreat includes a Saturday, late evening event where participants engage in prayer spaces. This event starts at around 8.00 pm.

Usually, couples enter a dimly candlelit space such as a small chapel or hall with Taizé music in the background…

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A gift like no other!

pexels/lumn: open and receive!

In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit

Lord, send out your Spirit, and renew the face of the earth.

1. Let us open our hearts to receive God’s Word

When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you.” After he said this, he showed them his hands and his side…

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With Reading and Writing, I find a Beloved Space

The National Literacy Agency, in collaboration with Spiritual Development in Schools, is organising sessions of storytelling, creative writing and reflection in a new programme entitled ‘With Reading and Writing I find a Beloved Space’ for children aged 8 to 10 years.

These sessions of animated reading in Maltese and English from the newly published book ‘Spazju għal Qalbi – Beloved Space’ by author Silvana Cardona will take place in various localities in Malta and Gozo…

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Doubt and beyond

pexels/kebs visuals: owning doubt, opening to the beyond

In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit

God mounts his throne to shouts of joy: a blare of trumpets for the Lord.

1. Let us open our hearts to receive God’s Word

Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted…

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