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  • Santa Marija show at Villa Rundle

    Santa Marija show at Villa Rundle

    The traditional Santa Marija Show was held at Villa Rundle Gardens,  Victoria. More than 100 competitors took part in the two-day agrarian exhibition, displaying 2,700 items, including agricultural produce, livestock, poultry, cows, goats,...

  • For your diary - August 26, 2018

    • The feast of Our Lady of Loreto is being cele­brated today in Għajnsielem. At 9am, Bishop Mario Grech will lead  a pontifical Mass. Capuchin Guardian Fr Joseph Buttigieg will deliver the panegyric. Horse and donkey races will be held at 1.30pm...

  • Capucchin poet commemorated

    Capucchin poet commemorated

    Capuchin friar and poet Mattew Sultana was commemorated in his native village on the 100th anniversary of his birth. He was born in Xagħra on August 5, 1918, with his family moving to Żabbar soon after. A Mass was celebrated at the Xagħra Basilica...

  • Swedish youths part of Christian programme

    Swedish youths part of Christian programme

    A group of 24 Swedish youths, members of the Church of Sweden, were in Gozo as part of a Christian youth training programme. During their stay in Gozo, they were hosted by young people from the Don Bosco Oratory for various activities, including a...

  • Youth pilgrimage in South Korea

    Youth pilgrimage in South Korea

    Three youths from the Don Bosco Oratory will be representing the Maltese and Gozitan dioceses at an international youth pilgrimage for peace in South Korea, being organised by the National Reconciliation Committee based in Seoul. The pilgrimage...

  • Pipe organ for Għajnsielem

    Pipe organ for Għajnsielem

    The parish church of Our Lady of Loreto in Għajnsielem has signed an agreement with organ builders Noel Gallo and Michael Farley for the building of a pipe organ for its church. The organ will incorporate historical pipework from famous British...

  • For your diary - August 19, 2018

    • Żebbuġ celebrates the feast of the Assumption of Our Lady today. Masses will be said at 5.30am, 7am, 8am,11am and 6.30pm. Gozo Bishop Mario Grech will concelebrate Pontifical Mass with the parish clergy and representatives of the Cathedral...

  • 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...