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  • Live crib at Xagħra

    Live crib at Xagħra

    The youth group Guiding Light at the Jesus of Nazareth church, Xagħra, is organising a live crib and nativity scene in front of the church. Admission is free. It will be open on Wednesday at 7pm, Thursday from 4 till 9pm, Friday and Saturday from...

  • High Mass for crib makers

    High Mass for crib makers

    A solemn High Mass at St Anthony church, Għajnsielem, was organised by the local branch of the Association of Friends of the Crib Gozo-Malta. It was celebrated by Can. Joe Cardona. A large crib made by Għajnsielem association president Anthony...

  • MCCF campaign launched at Ta’ Pinu

    MCCF campaign launched at Ta’ Pinu

    The Malta Community Chest Fund campaign in Gozo was launched with a Mass at Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary presided by Gozo bishop Mario Grech. It was attended by President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca and Mr Preca and representatives of all Gozitan...

  • Singing Sisters visit primary school

    Singing Sisters visit primary school

    The Ekklesia Sisters visited Gozo College Rabat Primary. They performed songs to children in the school hall, including their song Love and Let Go. The children presented them with donations, toys and clothes.

  • Museum’s festive offer, exhibition

    Museum’s festive offer, exhibition

    Karmni Grima Museum, Għarb, is offering a reduced admission fee until January 4. During the festive season the museum is displaying an exhibition of traditional cribs from five continents, named ‘Those Who Believe in His Name’. The museum, at 2,...

  • Coming up

    • Gozo Padre Pio Prayer groups are holding an Advent retreat today at Our Lady of Graces Sanctuary, Victoria. National director Fr Alfred Scerri will celebrate Mass at 9am. Gozo Seminary spiritual director Fr Alex Refalo will deliver a talk on St...

  • Nativity Village at Għajnsielem

    Nativity Village at Għajnsielem

    The sixth edition of Bethlehem f’Għajnsielem was inaugurated on December 6 by President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca. Following weeks of hard work by the many volunteers, this very popular event marked the start of Christmas in Gozo. The...

  • Special handstamp

    Special handstamp

    The committee set up by the Gozo Ministry to coordinate the season’s activities had a commemorative cancellation designed by Anthony Grech used at the Victoria Post Office. The Milied f’Għawdex handstamp highlights the essentially religious...

  • Focus on sexual health

    Youth Gozo was held on the last weekend of November. The yearly set of events, organised by GUG (Gozo University Group) in collaboration with Aġenzija Żgħażagħ this year focused on sexual health, with a Gozitan dimension. On Friday several Gozitan...

  • Traditional crafts exhibition

    Traditional crafts exhibition

    Trophies were distributed last Monday to prize winners among the participants in the Exhibition of Traditional Crafts organised by the Gozo Agricultural, Industrial and Cultural Society at the Exhibition Hall of the Ministry for Gozo from December...

  • Mcast three-day open activity

    Mcast three-day open activity

    A three-day open activity at Mcast (Gozo) was organised recently for secondary students, parents and members of the public. Mcast guides took charge of the activity during which visitors were shown around the various technical laboratories and...

  • Christmas concert by Chorus Urbanus

    Il-Kunċert tal-Milied by Chorus Urbanus – the 17th in a series of the Yuletide concerts – is being held at St George’s Basilica on Saturday at 8pm. The concert will be marking the opening of the celebratory year commemorating the choir’s 40th...

  • Coming up

    • The diocesan Eucharistic Movement will hold Solemn adoration at Our Lady of Mount Carmel church, Ta’ Ħamet, today, with the theme Biex l-Imħabba tkun Maħbuba. Masses will be said 5am, at 9.3Oam and at 7.30pm, followed by the recitation of the Te...

  • Bible camp

    Bible camp

    Form 5 students at the Bishop’s Conservatory Secondary School and the Sacred Heart Minor Seminary, Victoria, took part in a bible camp. The event started at Ġgantija Temples where Albert Zammit spoke on the temples, the religious beliefs and the...

  • Children’s play during Mass

    Children’s play during Mass

    Pupils at St Francis School, Victoria, performed a play at St George’s Basilica to mark the anniversary of venerable Mother Margherita De Brincat’s birth and baptism. The Mass, celebrated by Mgr Joseph Gauci, was attended by pupils, parents and...

  • Presentation to retiring ecclesiastical assistant

    Presentation to retiring ecclesiastical assistant

    The Catholic Action Movement’s Human Promotion Committee in Gozo organised a tour of the facilities at Arka Respite Centre, Għajnsielem, during which female council vice president Anna Camilleri presented a €300 donation to the centre’s director...

  • Fiftieth anniversary of ordination

    Fiftieth anniversary of ordination

    Fr Remigio Galea celebrated the 50th anniversary of his ordination. To mark the occasion he led a concelebrated Mass at the Our Lady of Grace Sanctuary, Victoria, accompanied by Capuchin friars and members of other religious orders and diocesan...

  • Student art exhibition

    Student art exhibition

    An exhibition entitled React by final year A-level art students at Sir Mikelang Refalo Centre, is being held at Il-Ħaġar museum, San Ġorġ Square, Victoria. The artworks reinterpret items on permanent display at the venue. The students – Jurgen...

  • 2014 directory of tourist services in Gozo issued

    2014 directory of tourist services in Gozo issued

    The fourth edition of the Directory of Tourism Services was published by the Gozo Tourism Association. It features Gozo’s main tourism establishments grouped by category, including hotels, restaurants, diving schools, self-catering accommodation,...

  • Book launch

    Book launch

    A book promoting Malta’s underwater heritage, entitled Xlendi and its Ancient Shipwrecks, by John Woods was launched at the Gozo Ministry, Victoria, at an event addressed by the author, Dr Giovanni Bonello and Gozo Minister Anton Refalo. It is the...

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