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  • Malta’s independence celebrated in Washington

    Malta’s independence celebrated in Washington

    The Maltese embassy in Washington celebrated the 50th anniversary of Malta’s independence with a cultural event aimed to promote Mro Joseph Vella’s The Hyland Mass. The event was held at the EU delegation’s headquarters and Christopher Hyland...

  • Klown doctors get Lions’ help

    Lions Club Mdina has helped Maltese NGO Dr Klown by obtaining a €2,900 grant through the Small Initiatives Scheme. The NGO started working at Mater Dei Hospital in 2011 with the aim of bringing smiles to hospitalised children and helping make...

  • New provincial for Sisters of St Joseph of the Apparition

    New provincial for Sisters of St Joseph of the Apparition

    Sr Cecilia Schembri is the new head of the Malta province of the Sisters of St Joseph of the Apparition, which also comprise Tunisia and Ethiopia. Sr Cecilia hails from Qormi and was a student at St Joseph School, Valletta. She continued her...

  • Donate to Mission Fund

    Fr Bernard Mallia is a missionary Jesuit priest working in East Africa at Loyola High School, Wau, South Sudan. He is a teacher, a school counsellor and is also in charge of a mission out-station. With the help of the Mission Fund, he has been...

  • From jet ski to Ford Fiesta

    From jet ski to Ford Fiesta

    The Point shopping mall at Tigné Point, Sliema, will be offering one customer the chance of driving off in a Ford Fiesta later this year. This summer’s Shop & Win promotion saw Charlene Sciascia winning a Belassi Pure Jet Ski, courtesy of...

  • Award for Mgr Victor Grech

    Award for Mgr Victor Grech

    Lions Club Malta zone chairman Tommy Restall presenting former Caritas director Mgr Victor Grech with the insignia of the Gran Croce d’Oro in recognition of his social and humanitarian commitment.

  • 50th school-leaving anniversary

    50th school-leaving anniversary

    Former students of St Joseph School, Blata l-Bajda, celebrating the 50th anniversary of their school-leaving. From left: Margaret Huber, Gloria Bale (Vella Urso), Marika Gabaretta, Diana Abela (Abela), Rosette Cassar (Darmanin), Monica Camilleri...

  • Pink October get-together

    Pink October get-together

    JPA hosted Europa Donna Malta Breast Care Support Group and the Action for Breast Cancer Foundation, together with a number of Pink October sponsors to an event at the Cavalieri Hotel. The Pink October campaign aims to communicate key messages...

  • Garmin Qawra Road Races

    Mellieħa Athletic Club will be holding the Garmin Qawra Road Races next Sunday. For the first year, athletes can choose between two distances, five or 10 kilometres. Both races will start at 8am by the Malta National Aquarium. Finishes will also...

  • Successful fundraiser

    A fundraising event, organised by the Maya Universe Academy at The Xara Lodge, raised €10,000. Maya Universe Academy is a social entrepreneurial venture which is sustaining itself through volunteerism, agriculture and handicraft...

  • Meeting to discuss report

    A meeting is being held to discuss the pros and cons of the report prepared by the Today Public Policy Institute entitled ‘’Proposed changes in the Maltese Constitution: do you agree with them or not?’ and how these changes will affect Malta...

  • Helping Iraq

    Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) has announced a €4 million scheme – one of the largest in the charity’s 67-year history – which will help thousands of displaced Iraqi Christians receive food, shelter and schooling. The scheme includes pastoral...

  • Events for your diary

    • Friends of the Missions and the Sisters of Charity are organising a bazaar at St Joan Antide School, Gudja, from October 27 to 30 from 8.30am to noon and from 4 to 6pm. • The Bank of Valletta Philatelic Club is holding a meeting at the Fatima...

  • The President’s engagements

    7.30am The President presides over a management meeting at the Palace, Valletta. 9am The President meets Local Councils Association president Mark Sant and members at the Palace. 10am The President meets members of the Junior Chamber of Advocates...

  • Announcements

    DELIA. On September 30, at Mater Dei Hospital, to Laura née Borg Bonnici and Jurgen, God’s precious gift of a daughter – STEPHANIE, a welcome sister to Nicholas. Deo gratias et Mariæ. FIORINI LOWELL. On October 11, at Mater Dei Hospital, to...

  • Pharmacies open today

    Malta & Gozo: 9am – noon Waterfront Dispensary, Forni, 21, Pinto Wharf, Floriana;Cosmed Pharmacy, Soccors, Villambrosa Street, Ħamrun;Lantern Pharmacy, Kebbies Square, Santa Venera;St Jude Pharmacy, 213, Valley Road, Birkirkara;Regional Pharmacy,...

  • Joe Cauchi

    Joe Zahra writes: I have known Joe Cauchi since the day he was posted with the academic staff at Mrieħel Technical School in 1958. Joe loved teaching, and when his school was transferred to the Technical Institute, Naxxar, a room was allocated for...

  • Announcements

    LLOYD – PAMELA, Dame of the Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem, aged 90, passed away peacefully at Mater Dei Hospital on October 14 after a short illness. Widow of Nelson Frederick John Lloyd, one of the founder members of the British Residents...

  • Pharmacies open tomorrow

    Waterfront Dispensary, Forni, 21, Pinto Wharf, Floriana; Cosmed Pharmacy, Soccors, Villambrosa Street, Ħamrun; Lantern Pharmacy, Kebbies Square, Santa Venera; St Jude Pharmacy, 213, Valley Road, Birkirkara; Regional Pharmacy, E.H. Furse Street,...

  • Announcements

    ATTARD. On October 15, ANNUNZJATA, née Spiteri, of St Julian’s, residing at St Vincent de Paul residence, aged 73, went to meet the Risen Lord, comforted by the rites of Holy Church. She leaves to mourn her loss her husband John and her children...

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