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  • Salesians Rector Major in Malta

    Salesians Rector Major in Malta

    Fr Angel Fernandez Artime, 10th Rector Major of the Salesians, was on a pastoral visit to the Salesians in Malta. He also visited the Salesian Sisters in Victoria and the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Ta’ Pinu, where he celebrated Mass. Concelebrating...

  • Events for your diary

    • The Capuchin Friars of Victoria are celebrating the feast of Our Lady of Graces today. Gozo Bishop Mario Grech will lead a pontifical concelebrated Mass and deliver the panegyric at 9am, with the participation of the Chorus Fjur t’Assisi, under...

  • The Augustinian Friars in Gozo

    The Augustinian Friars in Gozo

    Fr Peter Paul Cachia, OSA, has launched a new book, Spirituality, Devotions and Traditions of the Augustinians Friars in Gozo, at St Augustine Priory in Victoria. The book launch coincides with the third centenary of the existing priory of St...

  • Marian vigil in Għajnsielem

    Marian vigil in Għajnsielem

    A Marian prayer vigil was held by Għajnsielem parish in the village’s main square. It was led by Fr Guardian Joe Buttigieg, OFM. Cap. and animated by the Virgo Lauretana choir and Mario Caruana. Picture shows the Lauretana choir under the...

  • International food festival in Xewkija

    International food festival in Xewkija

    Over 10 food stands, selling culinary delicacies from all over the world, took part in the first edition of the Malta International Food Festival (Gozo) at Xewkija main square. The street food festival included authentic Asian cuisines,...

  • Xagħra concert

    Xagħra concert

    On the occasion of the titular feast of Our Lady of Victory celebrated in Xaghra, the Victory Philharmonic Society last Monday presented a vocal and instrumental concert with the participation of local musicians and singers. The band, under the...

  • For your diary

    • Today, Għajnsielem marks the feast of St Anthony of Padua with Pontifical Mass led by Gozo Bishop Mario Grech at the Franciscan Fathers’ church at 9am, followed by the blessing and distribution of bread. Bishop George Bugeja will celebrate Mass...

  • Tourism summer school

    Tourism summer school

    The Observatory on Tourism in the European Islands (OTIE) organised its annual summer school at the Institute of Tourism Studies in Qala. Taking part in the summer school were university students and undergraduates from various European...

  • Presentation of paintings

    Presentation of paintings

    Franciscan Provincial Richard Grech, OFM, presented two portrait paintings representing Bishop Joseph Bonello, OFM, and Bishop George Bugeja, OFM, both of Xagħra, by artist Paul Camilleri Cauchi to Xagħra archpriest Mgr Carmelo Refalo. The...

  • Gozo Bishop visits Don Bosco summer club

    Gozo Bishop visits Don Bosco summer club

    Gozo Bishop Mario Grech visited the Don Bosco summer club being held at the Don Bosco Oratory in Victoria. He celebrated Mass and his main message to the children was that their love for God should be expressed in their love for others. Later on,...

  • Concert marks Għajnsielem feast

    Concert marks Għajnsielem feast

    To mark the feast of Our Lady of Loreto, which was celebrated in Għajnsielem last Sunday, the St Joseph Band of Għajnsielem performed a concert in front of the band club’s premises under the direction of Mro Frankie Debono, assisted by Mro Anthony...

  • For your diary

    • A blood donation session will be held at the Gozo General Hospital today from 8am to 1pm. • The feast of Our Lady of the Nativity (Marija Bambina) will be celebrated at Xagħra on Friday. As part of the celebrations, traditional horse and donkey...

  • Għajnsielem festival

    Għajnsielem festival

    A festival of music, song and dance was held at Pjazza tad-Dehra, Għajnsielem, as part of the celebrations marking the feast of Our Lady of Loreto in Għajnsielem. The festival, entitled Għajnsielemfest, was held over two days and it was organised...

  • Breathalysers for Gozo Police

    Breathalysers for Gozo Police

    Two state-of-the-art Alcovisor-Jupiter breathalysers were recently presented to the Gozo Police by the NGO Justice to Ensure Safer Streets (JESS). The new breathalysers will give more power to the police in their battle against drunk driving.

  • Course in public speaking

    Course in public speaking

    The Gozo branch of the English Speaking Union (ESU) Malta, in association with the Gozo College, has given Gozitan secondary students the opportunity of taking an intensive course in public speaking. The summer course, attended by 21 students aged...

  • For your diary

    • Today, Għajnsielem celebrates the feast of Our Lady of Loreto. Archbishop Emeritus Paul Cremona will concelebrate Mass with the parish clergy at 9am. Mgr Joseph Farrugia will deliver the panegyric. Marches will be performed by St Margaret Band...

  • Santa Marija agrarian show

    Santa Marija agrarian show

    Hundreds of people visited the historic and traditional Santa Marija show at Villa Rundle Gardens in Victoria as part of the Santa Marija festivities. Gozo Minister Justyne Caruana inaugurated the two-day show on Monday. It was blessed by Gozo...

  • Feast of the Assumption in Żebbuġ

    Today, Żebbuġ celebrates the feast of the Assumption of Our Lady. Masses will be said at 5.30am, 7am, 8am, 11am and at 6.30pm. Gozo Bishop Mario Grech will concelebrate Pontifical Mass with the parish clergy at 9am. Fr Joe Buttigieg, OFM Cap, will...

  • Children carry Leone flag

    Children carry Leone flag

    Last Monday, eve of the feast of Santa Marija, Fr Maximillian Grech concelebrated Mass for parish children with the participation of the Aurora Youth Choir at the Cathedral in Victoria. After Mass, the Leone Band led the march Tal-Bandiera from...

  • Open-air concert

    Open-air concert

    The Leone Band organised its traditional open-air concert  in Republic Street, Victoria, as part of the celebrations marking the feast of Santa Marija. Under the musical direction of Mro Colin Attard, the Leone Band executed classical, symphonic...