• Children’s procession

    Children’s procession

    A children’s procession representing the Passion of Jesus Christ was organised last Sunday by Xagħra Vocational Group.

  • Xagħra’s Easter bazaar

    Xagħra’s Easter bazaar

    For two consecutive weeks before Easter, Xagħra parish organises an Easter bazaar selling local, traditional products such as Easter cheese pastries (qassatat tal-Għid), honey rings (qagħaq tal-għasel) and the typical Easter sweet pastry (figolla).

  • Coming up

    • Easter Sunday manifestations with the statue of the Risen Christ will be held today as follows:  at 8.45am at St George’s basilica, Victoria, with the participation of La Stella Band; at 9.15am in Nadur with the participation of the Mnarja Band,...

  • Erasmus Plus project

    Erasmus Plus project

    Anton Verwey (second from left) from Holland recently visited Gozo College’s Rabat Primary School, Victoria, to hold discussions with the school’s senior management team regarding a project supported by the Erasmus Plus programme that the school...

  • Preparing for Easter

    Preparing for Easter

    The Catholic Action group Jesus the Redeemer community at Xagħra recently held a prayer activity to prepare for Easter. Mgr Gregory Grech was the main speaker and celebrated Mass during the event, which was led by Carmen Borg.

  • Blood donation

    Blood donation

    Over 40 people took part in a mobile blood donation session held recently at the Youth Circle in Xagħra. Many of the donors gave blood for the first time.

  • Lenten exhibition

    Lenten exhibition

    A exhibition of artworks on the theme of Lent using various media created by students and teachers from Gozo College Boys’ Secondary School is currently being held in the school foyer.

  • New President’s first Gozo visit

    New President’s first Gozo visit

    President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca paid her first official visit to Gozo last Saturday. She visited the Banca Giuratale in Victoria and laid a wreath at the monument dedicated to the victims of World War II in Independence Square. She paid...

  • The Last Supper at Ta’ Passi, Għajnsielem

    Għaqda Drammatika Għajnsielem is organising a live re-enactment of The Lord’s Supper at Ta’ Passi fields, the same venue where Betlehem f’Għajnsielem is held. The grotto area will be transformed into the room where actors will portray Jesus...

  • Passion exhibition

    Passion exhibition

    A Passion exhibition was inaugurated last Thursday in the hall next to St Francis church, Victoria, by Fr Joe Xerri, OFM Conv. It will remain open until Easter Sunday from 8am to noon and 3 to 8pm.

  • Pilgrimage to Ta’ Pinu

    Pilgrimage to Ta’ Pinu

    Gozo Church primary schools recently organised a Lenten pilgrimage to Our Lady of Ta’ Pinu. Around 550 pupils took part. The pilgrimage included a Way of the Cross led by Mgr Carmel Gauci, head of the Bishop’s Conservatory Primary School. An...

  • Last Supper exhibition

    Last Supper exhibition

    A Last Supper exhibition is being held at the MUSEUM males section in Nadur. For details view ‘Coming up’.

  • Xagħra exhibition

    Xagħra exhibition

    Some of the documents and other items on display at an exhibition marking the 100th anniversary of Xagħra parish’s statues and Good Friday procession, being held in Victory Square, Xagħra. For details view ‘Coming up’.

  • Xagħra statues

    Xagħra statues

    An exhibition to mark the centenary of Xagħra parish’s statues, made in Lecce in 1914 by well-known sculptor Luigi Guacci, and its first Good Friday procession, is being held. For details view ‘Coming up’.

  • Coming up

    • Masses at Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary will be said today at 6.15, 8.30, 10 and 11.15am and 5pm, followed by the recital of the rosary and Eucharistic benediction. • A charity sale in aid of the Friends of the Sick and Elderly will be held today from 7am...

  • Crucifix donated

    Crucifix donated

    An old crucifix that used to belong to the grandparents of Gozo Bishop Mario Grech, the late George and Luiga Grech, was donated to Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary by their children George, John, Carmel, Peter and Joseph, during a concelebrated Mass at the...

  • Health awareness day

    Health awareness day

    A health awareness day was held at Arkadia Commercial Centre last Monday during which members of the public were offered free blood glucose and blood pressure testing, body mass index measurement, dental care and weight loss advice. The event was...

  • Gozo 2014

    Gozo 2014

    Gozo 2014 is a manipulated work of art by Umberto Buttigieg of an original print of Mġarr, Gozo, designed by Paul Camilleri Cauchi for the first world congress of the former students of Don Bosco held in Rome in 1988. It is one of the works...

  • Medieval Gozo

    Medieval Gozo

    Prof. Stanley Fiorini recently delivered an illustrated lecture about medieval Gozo at Il-Ħaġar – Heart of Gozo museum and cultural centre, Victoria. He discussed his interpretation of the information available on the period as well as recent...

  • First science festival in Gozo

    First science festival in Gozo

    The first ever science festival in Gozo was held last week by the National Student Travel Foundation – Malta (NSTF), in collaboration with the Ministry for Gozo at the ministry’s exhibition hall in Victoria. All the art work, models and research...