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  • 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...

  • Coming up

    • Masses at Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary will be said today at 6.15, 8.30, 10 and 11.15am and 5pm. • The Friends of the Sick and Elderly in Gozo will hold a charity sale at the Victoria football ground (next to the main car park) today from 7.30am to 1pm.

  • Ecumenical service

    Ahead of the week of prayer for Christian unity which started yesterday, the Legion of Mary in Gozo, in collaboration with the Gozo diocese and the Anglican Community, last Wednesday held its annual ecumenical service at St Augustine’s church,...

  • Nadur pigeon show

    Nadur Pigeon Club recently held its annual pigeon show at Xewkija primary school. A total of 225 racing pigeons were exhibited in six different categories, each adjudicated by Maltese judges. Photo shows judges Joe Saliba (left) and Charles...

  • Stamp collectors awarded prizes

    Participants in the 14th philatelic exhibition were last Sunday presented with certificates and prizes, including some offered by the event’s main sponsor Maltapost, at the end of the Gozo Philatelic Society annual general meeting held at the...

  • Scale model exhibition

    An exhibition of scale models of airplanes, cars, ships, figures, military vehicles, dioramas, science fiction items, miniature churches, accessories and paper models was recently held by the Gozo Scale Modellers Club at The Duke Shopping Mall in...

  • Trump shares his love for Gozo’s archaeology

    Archaeologist and author David Trump recently spoke of his personal experiences of archaeology in Gozo at a lecture at St Cecilia chapel, Għajnsielem. Organised by Wirt Għawdex, the talk was accompanied by a presentation of photos by Daniel...

  • Conference on relations between parents and children

    Renowned psychologist, family therapist, educator and author Fr Amedeo Cencini will address the annual conference of the Gozo diocese Family Commission on January 25 from 5.30 to 8.30pm at Villa Fiorita, Marsalforn. The conference theme is Imma...

  • Gesture of kindness from Qala nursery

    Qala Saints FC Nursery has donated one of its team kits to a youth football team in Nigeria. The kits was presented by Nigerian Benneth Njoku, an Qala resident and member of the nursery’s coaching staff, during a visit to his homeland. The nursery...

  • Xagħra bring and buy

    Xagħra parish altar boys recently organised a Bring and Buy activity next to the church parvis during which homemade pastry food, sweets and plants were put on sale to raise funds for the local vocational centre. The event raised over €1,000.

  • Gozo’s transport solutions

    Transport solutions for Gozo was the theme of the annual conference of the Chartered Institute for Logistics and Transport Malta branch held recently at the Gozo Ministry hall in Victoria. Speakers included institute chairman John Portelli, Gozo...

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