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Gozo

  • 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...

  • Coming up

    • Masses at Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary will be said today at 6.15, 8.30, 10 and 11.15am and 5pm. • To mark the feast of St Anthony the Abbot, Gozo Bishop Mario Grech will lead a concelebrated Mass today at 8.30am at St Anthony church, Tal-Qaċċa, Xagħra. A...

  • Epiphany concert at Gozo Cathedral

    The annual Epiphany Concert was held at the Gozo Cathedral, Victoria, on January 4 by the Gozo Cultural Committee in collaboration with the Cathedral Chapter. The audience that packed the cathedral was regaled with a number of classical Christmas...

  • Festive concerts by Chorus Urbanus, MPO

    Chorus Urbanus and the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra (MPO) recently jointly presented two festive concerts, one at St Helen’s Basilica in Birkirkara and the other at St Joseph’s church in Qala. This was Chorus Urbanus’ 16th edition of this annual...

  • La Cavalcata dei Re Magi in Xagħra

    La Cavalcata dei Re Magi (The Arrival of the Magi) was re-enacted last Sunday, the feast of the Epiphany, at Victory Square in front of the basilica of the Nativity of Our Lady, Xagħra. During the event, watched by a large audience, a couple...

  • Toasting the new year

    Gaulitanus Choir ushered in 2014 with the second edition of its concert A New Year’s Toast on January 1 at the Gozo ministry hall in Victoria. The concert kicked off with four Christmas songs by Don Besig entitled Emmanuel, Born Tonight in...

  • Three Wise Men bring live nativity crib to a close

    The live nativity crib Betlehem f’Għajnsielem reached its climax last Sunday, the feast of the Epiphany, with the visit of the Three Wise Men. The men in period costume started their journey from Italy, where they visited the Vatican City to meet...

  • Coming up

    • Masses at Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary will be said today at 6.15, 8.30, 10 and 11.15am and 5pm. • A blood donation session will be held at the Gozo General Hospital today between 8am and 1pm. • Gozo Philatelic Society’s AGM will be held today at 9.30am...

  • Art exhibition on the Nativity, gifts of the Magi

    An exhibition of paintings from the private collection of Mro Joseph Vella on the theme of the Nativity and the gifts of the Magi was recently inaugurated at Il-Ħaġar Heart of Gozo, adjacent to St George’s Basilica in Victoria. The paintings are...

  • Altar servers visit cribs

    Altar servers of the Cathedral, Żebbuġ and Fontana parishes recently spent a morning visiting exhibitions of Christmas cribs in the Gozo Ministry’s main hall in St Francis square, Victoria, and other places in Gozo. They were accompanied by...

  • Band’s end-of-year concert

    As part of events marking the 10th anniversary of its foundation, the Visitation Band of Għarb last Sunday presented the second edition of its end-of-year concert, Dreams of Vienna. The band, under the baton of Mro George Apap, played a variety of...

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