Parishes and Covid-19

Together with the Secretariat for Parishes, DISCERN is conducting research on the views of various (a) parish priests and (b) active parishioners, concerning the effects of Covid-19 on parishes across the island. These views are being explored using semi-structured interviews and will be analysed using thematic analysis. This will allow for solid recommendations moving forward. Read more »

Youth Engagement Study

Together with Malta Catholic Youth Network and the Justice and Peace Commission, DISCERN will be conducting survey research looking at various aspects of youth community and political engagement. Read more »

Completed Research


Gatt, Rebecca & Inguanez, Joe -  Out of Children’s Mouth (2010) Read More

Gatt. Rebecca & Inguanez, Joe -  Experiencing Childhood in Malta (2010) Read More

Discern (2009) -  Sunday Mass Attendance Census 2005 Read More

Tonna, Benjamin (Discern) -  Maintaining Momentum Read More

Tonna, Benjamin (Discern) -  The Sign of the Civilisation of Love Read More

Tonna, Benjamin (Discern) -  A Surge in Quality Read More

Discern -  Attendance at Sunday Mass (1998) Read More

Micallef, P, Tonna, B, Attard, A, Farrugia, J & Micallef, A P -  Adolescent Drug Use in Malta 1998 Read More

Tonna, Benjamin (Discern) -  The Stunned Society Read More

Tonna, Benjamin (Discern) -  The Sign of the Here & Now Criterion Read More