• Celebration to mark completion of Citadel restoration project

    Celebration to mark completion of Citadel restoration project

    To mark the completion of the restoration of the Citadel an event entitled Swar u Ħajja (Bastions and Life) was held as part of a Citadel Inaugural Season series of events organised by Heritage Malta in collaboration with the Gozo Ministry.

  • Feast of St George today

    Feast of St George today

    The feast of St George will be celebrated in Victoria today. This year marks the 177th anniversary of the first titular statue of the saint, an artistic masterpiece treasured at St George’s basilica. At 8.30am, Gozo Bishop Mario Grech will preside...

  • Pupils’ exchange visit to Sicily

    Pupils’ exchange visit to Sicily

    Year 6 pupils at the Gozo College Primary school, Victoria, visited Monreale Sicily as part of a student exchange with the Pietro Novelli Primary School. During their five-day stay in Monreale, the children took part in activities such as nature...

  • All set for feast of St George

    A series of festivities will be organised throughout this week in Victoria, culminating in the celebration of the feast of St George next Sunday. These include 18 band marches, street presentations with various statues of St George and a grand...

  • Marking Padre Pio’s birth

    Marking Padre Pio’s birth

    To celebrate the 129th anniversary of Padre Pio’s birth, members of Gozitan prayer groups and devotees of the saint attended a concelebrated Mass at the Capuchin sanctuary of Our Lady of Graces, Victoria. It was led by Bishop Emeritus of Garissa...

  • Farm to Fork in Gozo

    Farm to Fork in Gozo

    The second edition of Farm to Fork in Gozo was held by the Gozo Confederation for Agriculture and Fisheries at the Gozitano Agricultural Village, Xewkija. The two-day event included food and entertainment by Aurora folk group (top) and D Capitals...

  • Marking Oasi’s 25th

    Marking Oasi’s 25th

    A commemorative and thanksgiving celebration was held at the Oasi Centre, Victoria, to mark the 25th anniversary of the official opening of the Oasi Foundation in 1991. Director general Fr Emmanuel Cordina also presented this year’s Oasi award to...

  • Commemorative card

    Commemorative card

    To commemorate the inclusion of the Citadella in ‘The Seasons’ stamp set jointly issued with the Small European Postal Administration Cooperations (Sepac) a commemorative card designed by Anthony Grech has been issued by the Gozo Philatelic Society.

  • Blood donation to mark Gozo scouts’ cetenary

    Blood donation to mark Gozo scouts’ cetenary

    As part of celebrations marking the centenary of scouting in Gozo, Victoria and Xagħra scout groups organised a blood donation session at Gozo General Hospital. Scout leaders, parents of scouts and supporters of the respective groups joined in the...

  • Upcoming events

    • A blood donation session will be held at Gozo General Hospital Outpatients Department today from 8am to 1pm. • The feast of Our Lady of Succour will be celebrated at Kerċem today. Gozo Bishop Mario Grech will lead a Mass at the parish church at...

  • Iraqi students hosted in Nadur

    Iraqi students hosted in Nadur

    A group of Iraqi students spent a week in Gozo as guests of the Nadur community in a diocesan project called Merħba. As part of the activities organised for the group, Nadur vice parish priest Fr Joseph Curmi, together with archpriest Mgr Jimmy...

  • Sacred art exhibition in Għarb

    Sacred art exhibition in Għarb

    Mater Misericordiae is an exhibition of sacred art being held at Dar Karmni Grima in Għarb. The exhibition, curated by Salesian Charles Cini, aims to raise funds for Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary, which over the next few months will undertake a new project...

  • Cupolas being restored

    Cupolas being restored

    The six side cupolas adorning St Lawrence parish church are being restored by Casa del Restauro. The work is expected to be completed by the end of this month when San Lawrenz village celebrates the feast of its patron saint.

  • Upcoming events

    • The feast of the Visitation will be celebrated in Għarb today. Gozo Bishop Mario Grech will lead a solemn Mass at 9am. Marches by St Margaret Band start at 11.30am. Archpriest Joseph Sultana will lead sung vespers at 6.30pm. He will lead the...

  • Nadur agricultural show

    Nadur agricultural show

    Nadur’s Archpriest Martin Camilleri Square hosted the 23rd edition of the village’s agricultural show organised by the local council. Exhibits included agricultural produce, animals, old agricultural machinery, traditional carts, local crafts,...

  • Father’s Day Mass

    Father’s Day Mass

    A special Mass was held last Sunday at St Anthony church, Għajnsielem, to celebrate Father’s Day. It was led by Fr Joe Caruana and animated by Loredana and Albert-Lauren Agius. To conclude the Mass all fathers in the congregation were gathered...

  • St George arm relic in Gozo

    St George arm relic in Gozo

    A relic of the arm of St George held at Ferrara Cathedral in Italy was brought to Malta for festivities marking the 275th anniversary of the titular statue of Qormi parish church. On its arrival at Malta International Airport it was first brought...

  • Biggest decoration for Fontana feast

    Biggest decoration for Fontana feast

    The biggest house facade decoration for the feast of the Sacred Heart celebrated at Fontana parish church last Sunday was that of Simon Micallef, assisted by Josef Camilleri, Manuel Grech and Paul Aquilina. Photo shows Antonio Montebello, a judge...

  • Upcoming social, religious events this week

    • The feast of St John the Baptist will be celebrated today in Xewkija. Gozo Bishop Mario Grech will lead a concelebrated Mass at 8.45am. The Duke of Connaught’s Own Band of Birkirkara will perform marches in streets of Xewkija at 11.30am.

  • Gozo Bishop at school graduations

    Gozo Bishop at school graduations

    Gozo Bishop Mario Grech led the Graduation Mass at Għasri parish church for 71 Form 5 students of the Minor Seminary, Victoria (left). He also celebrated the graduation Mass of Form 5 students at the Bishop’s Conservatory, Victoria.