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  • Marsalforn marks St Paul’s Shipwreck

    The church of Marsalforn dedicated to St Paul was en fête last Sunday as the local community celebrated the feast of St Paul’s Shipwreck. In the morning, Gozo Bishop Mario Grech celebrated Mass. At 4pm a procession with the statue of St Paul left...

  • Feast of St Blaise celebrated

    The feast of St Blaise (San Blas) was recently celebrated in the locality of San Blas in Nadur. Following band marches by the Mnarja Band, Gozo Bishop Mario Grech, archpriest Mgr Jimmy Xerri and local priests celebrated Mass for residents of the...

  • Presentation of babies to Our Lady of Ta’ Pinu

    The annual presentation of babies to Our Lady of Ta’ Pinu was recently held at Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary during a Liturgy of the Word led by Gozo Bishop Mario Grech, assisted by Mgr Carmel Hili and rector Fr Gerald Buhagiar. The activity was organised by...

  • Picnic at Ramla Bay

    A well-attended picnic for parents and students was organised by Gozo College’s Victoria primary school at Ramla Bay on the feast of St Paul’s Shipwreck. Both the adults and children took part in various activities, including ball games and kite...

  • A healthy breakfast

    Gozo College’s Għajnsielem primary recently organised a healthy breakfast for all children at the school. They received a glass of fresh milk, a toast with ricotta cheese and yoghurt. Afterwards, a health and safety teacher explained how children...

  • Coming up

    • Masses at Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary will be said today at 6.15, 8.30, 10 and 11.15am and 5pm. • Captain Phillips will be screened today at 5.30pm at Don Bosco Oratory, Victoria. • The Gozo Tourism Association will hold its annual general meeting on...

  • Painting coronation commemorated

    The Capuchin Community of Victoria recently commemorated the crowning of Stefano Erardi’s titular painting of the Virgin and Child at Our Lady of Graces church, which forms part of the Capuchin convent. Fr Godfrey Zarb, Father Guardian of the...

  • Mass for journalists

    The feast of St Francis de Sales, patron saint of journalists, was marked with a concelebrated Mass organised by the Gozo Journalists Association and the Gozo Diocese at the Franciscan Sisters’ church in Victoria.

  • Feast of St John Bosco celebrated

    The feast of St John Bosco was celebrated in Victoria last Sunday. Gozo Bishop Mario Grech celebrated Mass at the Don Bosco Oratory chapel. Gozo Minister Anton Refalo and ex-Speaker Anton Tabone and his wife were also present for the concelebrated...

  • Spanish Ambassador visits seminary

    Spanish Ambassador to Malta Don Felipe de la Morena Casado recently visited the Sacred Heart Minor Seminary in Victoria. He was welcomed by the school head Canon Emmanuel Saliba, and the head of Department for Modern Languages at the Secretariat...

  • Coming up

    • Masses at Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary will be said today at 6.15, 8.30, 10 and 11.15am and 5pm. • The feast of the Conversion of St Paul will be celebrated today at Marsalforn church. Gozo bishop Mario Grech will celebrate Mass with the participation of...

  • Eighth anniversary of bishop’s ordination

    Gozo Bishop Mario Grech marked the eighth anniversary of his episcopal ordination with a thanksgiving Mass at Good Shepherd church, Taċ-Ċawla, Victoria. Among the gathering were Mgr Grech’s parents George and Maria Stella, his brother Carmel and...

  • Blood donation

    A blood donation and health awareness session was recently held at The Duke shopping complex in Victoria, organised by the National Blood Transfusion Service and the Gozo General Hospital’s health awareness committee in collaboration with the...

  • Celebration at Gozo hospital

    An activity to commemorate the Holy Family was held at the Gozo General Hospital last Sunday. It was led by the Gozo bishop’s delegate for the clergy, Archpriest Tarcisio Camilleri, together with the hospital chaplains. Also taking part were tenor...

  • Coming up

    • The feast of St John Bosco is being celebrated today at the Don Bosco Oratory in Victoria. Gozo Bishop Mario Grech will lead a solemn High Mass at 9am, followed by the blessing of pets at St Augustine’s Square. A Mass will be celebrated at the...

  • Xewkija primary celebrates its green achievements

    Gozo College Xewkija Primary marked this year’s Arbor Day with extra gusto as it had three other reasons to celebrate: last November it had won the Green Flag international award for the third consecutive time, it received eco Gozo funds to buy...

  • Congregation founder a step closer to sainthood

    The Vatican’s Sacred Congregation for the Causes of Saints last Tuesday voted in favour of the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Mother Margerita De Brincat, the Gozitan foundress of the Congregation of the Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred...

  • Become more creative, urges Gozo bishop

    Gozo bishop Mario Grech urged all Christians, consecrated or lay, to provide testimony through their life at a gathering at the Sacred Heart Seminary in Victoria for the Gozo diocese clergy and secular staff. He said it was necessary for them to...

  • Xagħra flashmobs

    Xagħra Youth Centre recently organised a series of flashmobs with the participation of children, youths, adults and people with special needs. The flashmobs, consisting of a spontaneous dance, took place over a number of Sundays at noon. The...

  • Xagħra celebrates feast of St Anthony the Abbot

    Xagħra last Sunday celebrated the annual traditional feast of St Anthony the Abbot. The programme included a concelebrated Mass by Gozo bishop Mario Grech at the chapel dedicated to the saint at the Tal-Qaċċa area, and street marches by the...

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