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  • Appeal for Peru mission

    Appeal for Peru mission

    Raymond Portelli, a priest and doctor from Nadur, is appealing for donations to support missionary work in Peru that includes the running of an AIDS clinic, a rehabilitation centre for drug addicts and hospices for old, abandoned people. The money...

  • A healthy school breakfast

    A healthy school breakfast

    A healthy breakfast was served to 335 school children at the Gozo College primary school, Victoria. The event was organised on the initiative of Gozo General Hospital staff members Roseanne Buttigieg and Eileen Vella with the support of David’s...

  • Coming up

    • The Friends of the Sick and Elderly in Gozo is holding a charity fair at Victoria football ground today from 7.30am to 12.30pm. Each car space costs €10 payable on the day. • Don Bosco Oratory, Victoria, will screen Paddington today at 5.30pm. •...

  • Ecumenical service held in Victoria

    Ecumenical service held in Victoria

    As part of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, Gozo bishop Mario Grech, Rev. Kim Hurst of St Andrew’s Scots church and Fr Paul Muscat of the St Augustine community concelebrated an annual ecumenical service at St Augustine’s church,...

  • Gozo bishop thanks blood donor for his generosity

    Gozo bishop thanks blood donor for his generosity

    Mgr Salv Grima donated blood for the 128th time at the Gozo General Hospital’s Outpatients Department during an event organised by National Blood Transfusion Service (NBTS) staff. Gozo bishop Mario Grech presented Grima with a memento to thank him...

  • Journalists’ Mass to mark feast of their patron saint

    Journalists’ Mass to mark feast of their patron saint

    The Gozo Journalists Association marked the feast of St Francis of Sales, patron saint of journalists, with a Mass led by Gozo bishop Mario Grech, assisted by Mgrs Carmelo Scicluna and Saviour Grima, at the Franciscan Sisters’ church, Victoria.

  • Exhibition of nativity scene statuettes

    Exhibition of nativity scene statuettes

    A collection of statuettes of the nativity scene at Mgr George Tabone’s home in Library Street, Victoria, is open until tomorrow, the feast of the presentation of Jesus, which marks the end of Epiphany, when many Gozitans pack their cribs away. On...

  • Theatre club performs Lord of the Flies

    Theatre club performs Lord of the Flies

    Gozo Creative Theatre Club’s production of William Golding’s classic story of lost innocence, Lord of the Flies, was performed at the Astra Theatre, Victoria. The play, based on Nigel William’s stage adaptation, was directed by George Mizzi and...

  • Open evening held at Bishop’s Conservatory

    Open evening held at Bishop’s Conservatory

    An open evening was held at the Bishop’s Conservatory secondary school, Victoria, for prospective students and their parents to see the school’s learning environment. It served as an opportunity for Year 6 pupils to meet the teaching staff and for...

  • Coming up

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

  • Equipment presented to hospital

    Equipment presented to hospital

    John Pace, president of Friends of the Sick and Elderly in Gozo (FSEG) presented Gozo General Hospital CEO Nadine Delicata a CO-pulse oximeter. It was the organisation’s 68th donation to the hospital. This modern, compact instrument is used by...

  • Bishop meets clergy

    Bishop meets clergy

    Gozo bishop Mario Grech met the Gozo diocese clergy at a gathering at the Sacred Heart Seminary, Victoria, for the first time this year. Mgr Grech encouraged the priests to reach out to people and families.

  • U3E in Gozo

    U3E in Gozo

    Over 50 elderly people are attending a series of seven two-hour philosophy lectures by Prof. Joe Friggieri at the University Gozo campus and the Għajnsielem day centre as part of the University of the Third Age (U3E) programme.

  • Qala primary activity

    Qala primary activity

    Gozo College Qala primary Year 4 pupils pictured during a cultural activity at Qala Square with their teachers Linda Buttigieg and Justin DeBono.

  • Disneyland winner

    Disneyland winner

    Jacob Attard from Żebbuġ won a trip to Disneyland Paris in a competition organised by Kumitat Milied f’Għawdex. He is seen receiving his prize from Gozo Minister Anton Refalo, accompanied by his brother Julian, mother Romina and Joe Mifsud from...

  • Victoria road works at advanced stage

    Victoria road works at advanced stage

    With the infrastructural works completed and concrete laid along that part of Sir Adrian Dingli Street that connects Castle Hill to Republic Street, the rebuilt street is being covered with porfido paving cubes. The paving material and pattern...

  • Feast of St Anthony the Abbott celebrated in Xagħra

    Feast of St Anthony the Abbott celebrated in Xagħra

    The feast of St Anthony the Abbott was celebrated last Sunday at St Anthony church, Tal-Qaċċa, Xagħra. Parish priest Carmelo Refalo blessed horses at St Anthony Square in the morning. The statue of St Anthony was carried from the church to the...

  • Coming up

    • The feast of the conversion of St Paul will be celebrated today at Marsalforn. Gozo bishop Mario Grech will celebrate Mass at 11am at the church with the participation of Chorus Stella Maris. A procession with the statue of St Paul will leave...

  • Gozitans qualify as Maltese proofreaders

    Gozitans qualify as Maltese proofreaders

    Fifteen Gozitans were awarded the University’s certificate of proofreading in Maltese and the proofreading warrant from the National Council for the Maltese Language, after completing the first one-year part-time Maltese proofreading course held...

  • Pupils try out tablets

    Pupils try out tablets

    Għajnsielem primary school’s Year 4 class is taking part in a national pilot project on the use of tablet computers in schools. The pupils are seen using tablets during a maths lesson.

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