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  • Nadur, Victoria carnivals

    Nadur’s organised carnival will be held today and the spontaneous carnival will be held from Friday to February 17. Victoria’s spontaneous carnival starts on Friday in St George’s Square. On Saturday morning the children’s carnival will be held in...

  • Statues near Capuchin church restored

    Statues near Capuchin church restored

    Wirt Għawdex has completed the restoration of two statues near the Capuchin church in Victoria. One statueopposite the church depicts Christ the Saviour, standing and holding a large cross. The sculptor is unknown but the relief of Our Lady of...

  • Capuchin superiors’ live-in

    Capuchin superiors’ live-in

    A live-in for eight Maltese Capuchin superiors was held at the Capuchin friary in Victoria. Together with the provincial council the superiors discussed their roles in their respective fraternities. Provincial minister Martin Micallef gave a talk...

  • Renovation of Gozo court facade

    Renovation of Gozo court facade

    The facade of the old Gozo court building is undergoing extensive stone consolidation and cleaning as part of the Citadel conservation and restoration project. The work also includes substituting eroded stones, cleaning the window iron grids and...

  • Promoting Gozo as a film location

    Promoting Gozo as a film location

    The Film Commission is launching a marketing campaign to promote Gozo worldwide as a film location. This was announced at a public consultation meeting held in Victoria about the film industry in Gozo and about training and working opportunities...

  • Feast of St John Bosco celebrated

    Feast of St John Bosco celebrated

    The feast of St John Bosco was celebrated in Victoria last Sunday. In the morning, Gozo Bishop Mario Grech concelebrated Mass animated by Chorus Urbanus at the Don Bosco Oratory chapel. This was followed by a parade of horses and ponies that left...

  • 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.

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