Sour experiences

Within a week I have had two experiences in artistic venues in Valletta, which have left a very bad...

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Priestly pomp

Not too long ago we were  ‘regaled’ by the spectacle of a Gozitan parish priest being paraded...

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What Gozo needs

I sometimes talk to expats living in Gozo and they tell me every small island north of Scotland has a small...

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Physical education studies

I am a physical education teacher at the Archbishop’s Seminary, Rabat, and has just graduated with a Master...

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Inner life

The exchange between John Azzopardi and John Guillaumier on the existence of God was best explained by Fr...

Why waste money?

Why is the government so adamant in building the tunnel to Gozo? If the reason is to avoid the long queues and...

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The abortion factor

Since decades ago, I can still remember that whenever an election approaches, the Nationalist Party would start...

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Life-enhancing choices

Sadly, Sylvana Bannon (‘Where are the pro-lifers in the migrants’ plight?’, January 7) chose to...

Prison chapel restoration

In the feature entitled ‘Study on future of 1842 prison’ (January 1), it was was reported that the...

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Count to 10

My mother used to give me good advice when she used to tell me to count to 10 before making any important...

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Cremation law

My father died suddenly in February 1963. We buried him in the family grave at the Santa Maria Addolorata...

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Bad apples in healthcare

I have the greatest respect for the nurses, doctors and staff at Mater Dei Hospital and the service they give is...

Nationalist Party woes

Unfortunately, it appears that a number of high-ranking Nationalist Party officials now realise (inwardly) they...

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Fair comment

Eddy Privitera wrote about the appointments given by the Nationalist Party to blue-eyed boys. He also mentions...

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God’s grace

One of the most popular Russian saints, St Seraphim of Sarov, said in one of his spiritual conversations,...

The confessional box

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Hyper dulia

John Guillaumier never really lost his acerbic irreverent and insensitive take on anything uplifting and...

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An EU ‘foreigner’

I have been a Melita Home customer user for more than three years and a Melita mobile user for the past four...

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Lasallian Jubilee Year 2018-2019

As 2019 marks the 300th anniversary of the death of St John Baptist De La Salle, the founder of the Institute of...

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Customer care

Odette Vella wrote in her consumer affairs column:  “Neither the consumer nor the seller can change...