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  • Mapfre MSV Life staff members climb the Kilimanjaro

    Mapfre MSV Life staff members climb the Kilimanjaro

    Keane Cassar and Nathan Mercieca, two employees of Mapfre MSV Life plc, were part of a group of 18 individuals from all walks of life who this year attempted to climb the Kilimanjaro. The climb forms part of the yearly event, this year known as...

  • A tree for each home

    A tree for each home

    Real estate agency Quicklets and Zanzi homes has planted 100 Maltese cypress trees in Pembroke, in collaboration with the ELC. After discussions with the Pembroke council, the project has been approved as part of the company’s wider project to...

  • Warm and worthwhile family reunion

    Warm and worthwhile family reunion

    A group of 33 people, made up of 20 cousins and their respective spouses, hailing from Vittoriosa held a family reunion at the Qawra Palace Hotel on the feast of St Paul’s Shipwreck. The special bond among the cousins was that they all had a...

  • Society’s annual luncheon

    Society’s annual luncheon

    Lorenzo Zahra, second from left, being presented with a commemorative long-service plaque on the occasion of his retirement as secretary of the Vittoriosa Historical and Cultural Society with, from left, Maria Sinagra, Ninette Parascandalo and...

  • Commemorating a great man of culture and sport

    Commemorating a great man of culture and sport

    The magnificent hall housing the majestic medieval polyptych featuring St Paul and other fine paintings at the Mdina Cathedral Museum made a very appropriate setting last Friday week for a colloquium dedicated to a great lover and promoter of...

  • Soul-full life

    Today’s readings: Isaiah 49, 14-15; 1 Corinthians 4, 1-5; Matthew 6, 24-34. Very often we cherish nostalgic feelings about times past when life was more serene, less hectic, and perhaps more rewarding. Let us leave aside whether life was actually...

  • EC builds school for kids in Cambodia

    EC builds school for kids in Cambodia

    This February, Maltese-owned EC English Language Centres sent a team of eight enthusiastic EC staff volunteers hailing from all over the world, including South Korea, the UK, the US, Canada and Malta, to Ban Huoy, Cambodia, for a 10-day trip set...

  • Love and compassion surpass toxic rigidity

    Love and compassion  surpass toxic rigidity

    It comes as no surprise that the recent guidelines issued by our local bishops, undoubtedly a conscientious task to clarify Chapter eight of Pope Francis’ Amoris Laetitia dealing with divorced and remarried Catholics, have stirred the ire of...

  • It’s prinjolata time

    It’s prinjolata time

    It’s an exciting time for Portelli Confectionery in Gozo, known as ‘Ta’ Locci’, which is busy baking traditional Maltese cakes and sweets. Very popular this season is the Carnival prinjolata. Seen here are Portelli brothers George and Michael, who...

  • Quotes and news

    Pope Francis in his message for Lent 2017said: “Lazarus teaches us that other persons are a gift. A right relationship with people consists in gratefully recognising their value. Even the poor person at the door of the rich is not a nuisance, but...

  • Traditional pilgrimage

    Traditional pilgrimage

    Archbishop Charles Scicluna will inaugurate a series of penitential Lent pilgrimages, on the day of the traditional Ħadd in-Nies (People’s Sunday), on March 5 at 4.30pm in Żabbar, accompanied by the statue of Our Lady of Graces. In the past, this...

  • Church model exhibition

    The Għaqda Dilettanti Mudelli ta’ Knejjes will be holding its annual exhibition at St Francis’ Hall, Melita Street, Valletta between March 4 and 18. The exhibits include church models, statuettes and other folkloristic items connected with Malta’s...

  • Events for your diary

    ■ A reunion is once again being organised for those who have ever worked with Barclays or Mid-Med Bank Ltd, whether still working in the bank (now HSBC) or not. The event will be held on July 6 at The Victoria Hotel in Sliema. The price will be...

  • First Maltese to Maltese dictionary

    First Maltese to Maltese dictionary

    There are different realities and circumstances in which the practice of lexicography – described as the art and craft of writing dictionaries – is carried out. Thus, for instance, the Oxford English Dictionary’s Current Staff list includes a team...

  • All is set for March walks

    All is set for March walks

    Spring is in the air. The sky brightens, daylight grows longer and in the clear bright atmospheric conditions so unique to our Mediterranean region ramblers will in March relish the splendour of contrasting hues and shades offered by the open...

  • The President’s engagements

    9am The President presides over the launch of the publication entitled Migration: A Student’s Approach, published by the Policy Forum of the student organisation Pulse, at San Anton Palace. 10.30am The President delivers a speech during the...

  • Living the Junior College experience

    Living the Junior College experience

    The end of compulsory education is known to be a critical stage for students. They have to make very important decisions which will potentially impact the rest of their lives, including whether to further their studies, and if so, what and where...

  • Arctic windmills maybe?

    Arctic windmills maybe?

    Scientists battle it out on the Ars Technica news forum, over the best way to stop the Arctic becoming ‘toast’. With the other hand they fend off climate-sceptic trolls. Now a new wave of sceptics has appeared. They say rude things about the old...

  • Announcements

    ATTARD. On February 24, at Mater Dei Hospital, VICTOR, aged 71, passed peacefully away comforted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his wife Grace, his children David, Ruth and her partner Paul, Maria Jezabel, Yvette and her...

  • Marcel Pisani

    Vickie Gauci, Head, Department of Disability Studies, Faculty for Social Wellbeing, University of Malta, writes: The Department of Disability Studies within the Faculty for Social Wellbeing at the University of Malta is deeply saddened at the loss...

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