Malta

A quiet retreat in MaltaFor a third successive year, Tom McGuinness SJ and Magdalen Lawler SND have been invited to lead a quiet 5-day retreat in this beautiful setting. As in previous years there will be reflections for prayer using art images, scripture, poetry and song.Optional Pilgrim TourOn Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th May, the Mount St Joseph Retreat Team also offer a guided pilgrim-tour of significant historic and religious places on the island.For further details, please visit the...
Mario Farrugia, Fr Patrick Magro SJ and Mark Kimario SJ
At 3.30am, four days a week, Fr Patrick Magro SJ closes the door of the Jesuit community residence at Msida and goes on a 20km run. He returns as dawn breaks, in time to join his Jesuit companions in prayer before they start their day’s work.Every weekend the run covers over 30km. Clear night or pelting rain, he runs. And he is running with a purpose.Mark Kimario SJ is a young Jesuit from Tanzania. He is currently serving in Malta, accompanying students at St Aloysius’ College, Birkirkara. He...
Sieger Köder (1925-2015), Creative Commons
Fr Tom McGuinness SJ, who is currently a Team Member at the Manresa Jesuit Spirituality Centre in Dollymount, Dublin, will be leading a five-day retreat in Malta next year with Sr Magdalen Lawler SND. Their retreat at the Mount St Joseph Spirituality Centre will draw on some of the beautiful and challenging paintings by the priest and artist Sieger Köder.Fr Tom – a Jesuit of the British Province – has been Director of both St Beuno’s in North Wales and the Ignatian...
Having discovered that 170 years ago on 29 March 1845, the English Governor of Malta invited the Society to open a College on the island, it was decided to look at what material could be found in the Province Archives which relate to Malta and in particular to this College.From looking at various sources, it was discovered that the College of St Paul's was opened in 1845 at Notabile. George Connell SJ (1800-1853) was the first Rector of the College. His name is the sole name listed...