Fr Mark Sultana

Rev. Dr Mark Sultana is a diocesan priest from Malta. As a philosopher he is very much interested in the philosophy of religion and in the interface between faith and reason. Other interests include metaphysics and philosophical anthropology.

Catholic Vegetarian – Fasting Tips

There has been a small but continuous Catholic vegetarian movement from the very beginning of the Church. Technically, fasting is a practice where one deprives oneself of some food. Abstinence is normally from meat. But what about the Catholic vegetarian? Vegetarians can obviously fast, but can they practice abstinence as the Church intends? It seems […]Read More

Why Is Fasting Important During Lent?

Fr Mark Sultana explains why fasting is important during lent, that is – why Catholics consume less food on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday. Fasting has to do with trusting, healing an having an open heart Fasting and abstinence have to do with a healing of relationships, with God, with others, with creation, with self. We […]Read More

New Year Christian Message on Newness and Hope

 New Year Christian message to foster newness and hope… We all desire newness! We don’t want to be stuck in a rut nor do we want to be conditioned by the past, especially by our mistakes. We feel that our past is littered with them and our future is still pure. In this sense our […]Read More

Why Are We Alive? Why Does the Human Race Exist?

Fr Mark Sultana replies to the question ‘ why are we alive. He states that the real question we face is ‘why do I exist?’…  “One person is precious more than the whole of the universe Human persons are not simply part of humanity; every human person is always more! We can also zoom out […]Read More

Is Jesus Fully Human?

Then fact that Jesus did not sin, can we say that he was fully human? Fr Mark Sultana replies why to the question – is Jesus fully human: Jesus Had A Body Like Each One Of Us Jesus is the Son of God who became human, he is, and remains, the second person of the […]Read More

How Are Food and Faith Related?

 Fr. Mark Sultana discusses the relationship between food and faith. The need for food and the meaning it expresses Food expresses relationships , biological and social, personal and festive. Food is both a need and a symbolic gesture. We can eat in so many ways , hurriedly or sedately, alone, in a crowd, or in […]Read More

Finding Time for God

Finding time for God in today’s modern hectic lifestyle is not easy. Fr Mark Sultana in this short reflection, emphasises that finding time for God is very beneficial for us humans, because if we stop and think we realise that the most fundamental thirst in our life is for God. My life, your life depends […]Read More