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Gozo

  • Xagħra statues

    An exhibition to mark the centenary of Xagħra parish’s statues, made in Lecce in 1914 by well-known sculptor Luigi Guacci, and its first Good Friday procession, is being held. For details view ‘Coming up’.

  • Coming up

    • Masses at Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary will be said today at 6.15, 8.30, 10 and 11.15am and 5pm, followed by the recital of the rosary and Eucharistic benediction. • A charity sale in aid of the Friends of the Sick and Elderly will be held today from 7am...

  • Crucifix donated

    An old crucifix that used to belong to the grandparents of Gozo Bishop Mario Grech, the late George and Luiga Grech, was donated to Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary by their children George, John, Carmel, Peter and Joseph, during a concelebrated Mass at the...

  • Health awareness day

    A health awareness day was held at Arkadia Commercial Centre last Monday during which members of the public were offered free blood glucose and blood pressure testing, body mass index measurement, dental care and weight loss advice. The event was...

  • Gozo 2014

    Gozo 2014 is a manipulated work of art by Umberto Buttigieg of an original print of Mġarr, Gozo, designed by Paul Camilleri Cauchi for the first world congress of the former students of Don Bosco held in Rome in 1988. It is one of the works...

  • Medieval Gozo

    Prof. Stanley Fiorini recently delivered an illustrated lecture about medieval Gozo at Il-Ħaġar – Heart of Gozo museum and cultural centre, Victoria. He discussed his interpretation of the information available on the period as well as recent...

  • First science festival in Gozo

    The first ever science festival in Gozo was held last week by the National Student Travel Foundation – Malta (NSTF), in collaboration with the Ministry for Gozo at the ministry’s exhibition hall in Victoria. All the art work, models and research...

  • Hotel visit

    Year 5 pupils at Gozo College’s Għajnsielem Primary recently took part in an educational visit to the Grand Hotel in the same village. Hotel events manager Alfio Rapa and Charlon Tabone, a student from the Institute of Tourism Studies, showed the...

  • Joseph the musical

    The Helping Hands Group last Sunday presented Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at Don Bosco Oratory, Victoria, in aid of Puttinu Cares. Among the participants were Ludwig Galea as Joseph,...

  • Coming up

    • A blood donation session will be held at Gozo General Hospital’s outpatients department today between 8am and 1pm. • The Catholic Action Movement is holding a Lenten prayer session for women on Tuesday from 9 to 11am at Fontana parish church.

  • Victoria Scouts hold annual meeting

    At Victoria Scout Group’s annual general meeting, Jurgen Attard was presented with Venture Scout of the Year award. Andrea Galea won Scout of the Year award, Michele Terribile won Cub Scout of the Year, Seeonee Pack, and Simon Formosa won Cub...

  • Passion play

    Xagħra Catholic Action Dramatic Group last Sunday presented a Passion play called Barabbas, directed by Josephine Azzopardi, at the Catholic Action centre, Xagħra. A cast of around 60 actors took part, including Paul Stellini as Barabbas and John...

  • Painting donated

    Cynthia Saliba of Victoria, a primary art teacher at St Therese College in Malta, recently presented an artwork titled Life to the Gozo General Hospital’s paediatric unit.

  • Vintage car show

    Over 100 vintage and classic cars took part in an event organised by the Federazzjoni Maltija Vetturi Antiki. It included a regularity run from Rabat, Malta, to Victoria, and three static car shows in the main squares of Nadur, Victoria and Xagħra.

  • School holds open evening

    The Bishop’s Conservatory Secondary School, Victoria, recently held an open evening for prospective students and their parents to familiarise themselves with the school environment, to meet their future teachers and learn about the subjects and...

  • Walk for Water

    The Ekoskola committee of Gozo College Girls Secondary School, Victoria, held a Walk for Water to commemorate World Water Day for the fourth consecutive year. The walk raised €600, which will go towards a project in Kenya to install a large water...

  • St Andrew’s chapel, Fontana

    Painter Paul Camilleri Cauchi is seen giving a final touch to one of his paintings at St Andrew’s chapel in Fontana parish church, comprising four works for the small cupola, four spandrels and two lunettes depicting episodes from the life of St...

  • Coming up

    • Breast Care Support Group Europa Donna Malta is organising its annual breast health awareness walk today. The meeting place is at Pjazza Savina, Victoria, at 9.30am. • Masses at Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary will be said today at 6.15, 8.30, 10, 11.15am...

  • Fjur t’Assisi choir marks its 15th anniversary

    The Capuchin friar community at Victoria recently commemorated the 15th anniversary of the establishment of the Fjur t’Assisi choir with a Mass celebrated by Fr Godfrey Zarb, accompanied by the choir led by Marita Cassar. This was followed by a...

  • Bishop meets pupils

    Gozo Bishop Mario Grech last Tuesday visited Gozo College Rabat Primary School as part of his pastoral visit to Fontana. He was greeted in the school’s main ground by all the staff and pupils. The bishop answered some of the pupils’ questions and...

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