For Saint Joseph, service – as a concrete expression of the gift of self – did not remain simply a high ideal, but became a rule for daily life.
An Instrument in his Hands
I felt that the Church in Malta could do much more to ensure that people with disabilities participated equally in the life and work of the Church.
How the Seminary armed me with a Toolbox for Life
The seven years at the Seminary are indeed the “sengħa barra”, because it is at the Seminary that one starts assembling a toolkit for the craft of life “out there” in the real world.
My First Seminary Was Actually a Physiotherapy Course
Twenty years back (it’s not a long time, trust me!) I had started a course in physiotherapy at the University of Malta. Looking back at that experience, to borrow a phrase from John Paul II, it was my “first seminary.”
L-Aħħar Qassis Malti
Jekk ma nindukrawx sew il-merħla, il-Knisja Maltija tkun qed toqrob lejn l-aħħar qassis Malti…
A youthful calling
There were some who told me “Do be careful because you are going to miss out on your youth”, but I still felt grateful that I could still live the beautiful moments of my youth in a relationship with God.
A journey with the Salesian community
Besides my own personal spiritual journey and discernment, which are essential, I must say that the youth group I was part of, helped me greatly in my formation.
Prayer! What to do? And how to do it?
Often, I am unplugged but the Lord is not … he loves me, he cares for me, he desires that I receive his love.
I’m there for you
We recognise that he has called us to be servants and that our vocation is to serve and shepherd as he did.
The givenness of silence
If I were to define what the vocations centre is about, I will have to say that it is about givenness. The givenness of silence, friendship, hope, faith and love!