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  • Victoria en fête for feast of Santa Marija

    Victoria en fête for feast of Santa Marija

    Victoria celebrates the feast of Santa Marija at the Cathedral Church inside the magnificently restored fortifications of the Citadel on Wednesday. The Triduum started yesterday. This evening, the Leone Band of Victoria and the Beland Band of...

  • Gozo Youth Orchestra’s rock concert in November

    Gozo Youth Orchestra’s rock concert in November

    The Gozo Youth Orchestra launched its November rock concert during the 11th edition of ‘Opera vs Pop Under the Stars’ at the Gozo Ministry’s court-yard in Victoria. The concert was hosted by Gozo Minister Justyne Caruana and US Ambassador G.

  • Youths attend German camp

    Youths attend German camp

    A group of scouts, ventures and rovers and their leader is attending an international camp in Germany. They join other youths from   European countries, including Hungary, Spain, Germany, Greece and Bulgaria. The youth camp is being held in...

  • Qala parish restoration project

    Qala parish restoration project

    Qala parish, which last Sunday celebrated the feast of St Joseph, recently embarked on a vast restoration project which includes the refurbishment of the parish centre and the installation of solar panels. Works also include the restoration of the...

  • For your diary - August 12, 2018

    • Today, San Lawrenz celebrates the feast of its patron saint with a pontifical Mass led by Gozo Bishop Mario Grech at 9am. Fr Michael Grima will deliver the panegyric. Masses will be said at 5.30am, 7am, 11am and 6pm. Solemn vespers will be led...

  • Mgr Lwiġi Vella commemorated

    Mgr Lwiġi Vella commemorated

    The Gozo Culture and Information Office within the Gozo Ministry organised a music and literary evening to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the death of Mgr Lwiġi Vella at Savina Square, Victoria. A philanthropist and writer, Mgr Vella used to...

  • Kerċem priest publishes new book

    Kerċem priest publishes new book

    A new book, Is-Santwarju Parrokkjali Ta’ Kerċem u ġrajjietu (1453-2011), by Kerċem priest Karm Borg was recently launched at Kerċem parish church. Introducing the launch, historian Mgr Dr Joseph Bezzina said the author has been researching the...

  • Youths help Arka Foundation

    Youths help Arka Foundation

    A group of young people carried out voluntary work at Arka Foundation in Għajnsielem. The group, Żgħażagħ Nazzarenu of Sliema, under the direction of Fr Charles Tabone, OP, carried out maintenance work, particularly refurbishing the rooms of...

  • For your diary

    • Today, Qala celebrates the feast of St Joseph. A solemn concelebrated Mass presided by Gozo Bishop Mario Grech, with the participation of members of the Cathedral Chapter and the Qala parish clergy, will be held at 9am. Ghajnsielem archpriest...

  • EU event in Nadur

    EU event in Nadur

    Nadur hosted EU delegates attending the annual meeting of the Charter of European Rural Communities. The aim of the charter is to create a bond of friendship by bringing rural communities together. The Nadur local council has organised various...

  • Gozitan historian honoured just before his death

    Gozitan historian honoured just before his death

    Prolific writer Anton F. Attard, who died a couple of days ago and whose funeral was held last Thursday, was honoured with a musical evening at St James church in Victoria a few days before his death. The evening was characterised with the...

  • Altar servers invested

    Altar servers invested

    New altar servers were invested, while others were given certificates for their services during Mass celebrated by Sacro Cuor parish church (Sliema) vice Fr Guardian Clive Camilleri, OFM, at St Anthony of Padua church in Għajnsielem. Fr Clive was...

  • Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

    Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

    The feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel was celebrated at Ta’ Ħamet church, limits of Xagħra. Gozo Bishop Mario Grech led a concelebrated Mass with the participation of the Voci Angeliche choir, under the direction of Grace Vella, followed by a...

  • UK chapel choir in Fontana concert

    UK chapel choir in Fontana concert

    The Pope John Paul II Foundation (JP2 Foundation) presented a concert of sacred music by the Rossall School Chapel Choir from the UK at the Sacred Heart of Jesus parish church in Fontana. The concert marked the fifth anniversary of the death of...

  • For your diary - July 29, 2018

    • Today, Għarb celebrates the feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary with a solemn concelebrated Mass presided by Archbishop Emeritus Paul Cremona, with the participation of members of the Cathedral Chapter, together with the...

  • Public vote for Citadel restoration project

    Public vote for Citadel restoration project

    The Citadel restoration project has been selected as one of the five finalists under Category 5 (Investing in Cultural Heritage for the RegioStars Awards 2018 by the European Commission) for its originality and innovation using European funds. The...

  • Karachi-based artist to be AiR programme creative

    Karachi-based artist to be AiR programme creative

    Karachi-based visual artist, Rabia S. Akhtar, was selected to be the international creative in the Artist-in-Residency (AiR) Programme (Gozo). The aim of the programme, supported by Valletta 2018 and Fondazzjoni Kreattivita, is to enhance cultural...

  • Police commemoration

    Police commemoration

    Police Day was commemorated at Santa Marija Cemetery chapel in Victoria with Mass in memory of deceased members led by Gozo Bishop Mario Grech and assisted by Police chaplains Fr Raymond Bonnici, OFM Cap, and Mgr Paul Cardona. Leading the...

  • ‘Creating Your Own Europe’ debate

    ‘Creating Your Own Europe’ debate

    A public discussion about the future of Gozo in the EU was held at the Calypso Hotel in Marsalforn. Titled ‘Creating Your Own Europe’, the debate provided Gozitan youths the opportunity to share their concerns and ideas on tangible issues such as...

  • For your diary

    ■ The feast of Santa Margerita will be celebrated in Sannat today. Gozo Bishop Mario Grech will lead a concelebrated Mass at 9am. Fr Simon M. Cachia will deliver the panegyric. The Missa in honorem S. Margaritae by Mro Charles Camilleri will be...