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Advent: Days of Waiting & Hope

by Andre Psaila

The fundamental note of Advent, is one of waiting; but it is a waiting that our Lord comes to turn into hope. Experience shows us that we go through life waiting and hoping. When we are children we want to grow up; as young men and women we wait in hope for a great love […]


by Andre Psaila

In the Bible, the word “call” is used very often, and refers to people who are called to belong to Christ, who are called according to His purpose, who are called to come to the knowledge of truth, who are called to reconcile themselves through Christ. This sense of “calling” is especially prominent in the […]

Nicodemus Encounter

by Andre Psaila

Who was Nicodemus? Nicodemus was a Pharisee and a member of the Sanhedrin. Nicodemus was mentioned three times in the gospel; “Now there was a Pharisee, a man named Nicodemuswho was a member of the Jewish ruling council. He came to Jesus at night and said, “Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher who has come from […]

Love, Help, Live

by Andre Psaila

If you had to look at some quotations about vocations, you’ll find over a million results that attempts to describe it. Various authors, philosophers and religious, have tried to describe a vocation, but they all encircle almost the same words and phrases; love, the needs of others, and life. Love is one of the main […]

Discerning a Priestly Vocation

by Andre Psaila

When we say that a man has a vocation to the priesthood, it simply means that God’s will is for that particular man to become a priest. Priestly vocations do not usually become known through visions or interior voices, but rather by various indicators – in a man’s character, piety, and inclinations – that the Holy Spirit is […]

Spirituality in Jesus’ Calvary Experience

by Andre Psaila

All shapes and forms of Christian spirituality are founded on the example and experience of Jesus Christ. In its unique and distinctive mode, the diocesan priesthood also focuses on Jesus the High Priest. Priests themselves fall into a union with the “dearly beloved Father”, which enkindles a fire which is similar to the one that […]