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‘Crucifixus’ – Gozo concert combining art, music & literature

Considered as one of ‘tempi forti’ for the Catholic Church, the Lenten Period inspired various artists and masterpieces depicting the Passion and Resurrection of Christ which can be found around the world in the major museums and churches. Such inspiration captured also the harmony within composers and the most meditative pieces in the musical heritage [...]
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Public lecture on nature photography in Costa Rica

Majjistral Nature and History Park, in collaboration with Din l-Art Helwa, have organised a Public Lecture entitled ‘Nature Photography: Costa Rica through the lens of Wildlife Photographer Guido Bonett,’ by Guido Bonett ARPS, AMPS. Guido has travelled widely in his quest to observe and photograph wildlife, visiting various European countries as well as embarking on [...]
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500 employees from 8 corporations volunteer on CSR Day

Seven caring institutions were renovated thanks to today’s voluntary work carried out on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Day 2013, which is organised annually on 19 March, with around 500 volunteers from eight Maltese companies taking part in aid of caring institutions across Malta and Gozo. The work consisted of various chores such as gardening, maintenance [...]
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Parliament fuels debate over Europe’s future energy use

The European Parliament has said that the use of highly polluting fuels, such as coal and oil, will have to be reduced substantially if the EU is to meet its long-term goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by at least 80% by 2050. In order to move to a low-carbon energy system, “we will need [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Qala, Xaghra and Zebbug

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Qala, Xaghra and Zebbug, Gozo, on Thursday, the 21st of March. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspension: Qala 8.30am-11-30am: TRIQ TA’ HONDOQ IR-RUMMIEN, TRIQ IL- KUNCIZZJONI, TRIQ TAS- SALIB, PJAZZA SAN KERREW and TRIQ SANTA MARIJA TAL-QALA. Xaghra 8.30am-3.00pm: [...]
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Don’t be afraid of goodness or of tenderness – Pope Francis

“To protect with tenderness.” That is the call to each of us and it is the new Pope’s message, the Vatican said today. “Perhaps it will be the directive of his government. Clear, simple, deep and compelling.” The crowd gathered in St. Peter’s Square remained attentive throughout the celebration, which lasted just under the two [...]
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Gozitan Missionary Priest to make 4200m Charity Skydive

A Gozitan a Missionary Priest, Fr. Anthony Zammit is aiming to raise funds towards the building of a respite centre and one school classroom for disable people in Santa Rosa, Peru. Fr. Anthony spends much of his time in Santa Rosa, Peru having served more than 10 years as a Hospital Chaplain at the Gozo [...]
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“EU countries must take more management responsibility”

The European Commission’s management of EU spending under the 2011 budget was approved by the Budgetary Control Committee on Monday. However, MEPs also urged EU member states to take more responsibility for managing EU funds spent on their territory. The committee approved the 2011 spending for which the Commission was responsible, after it replied satisfactorily [...]
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Delimara lighthouse & mechanism restoration well underway

The restoration of the Delimara lighthouse, a project undertaken by Din l-Art Helwa and being supported by GasanMamo Insurance is well under way. GasanMamo Director Julian J Mamo and Mark Mamo recently visited JMS Metal Workshop to assess the progress and witness first-hand the painstaking work involved in the restoration of the lighthouse mechanism. The [...]
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Pope Francis inauguration Mass taking place this morning

Up to one million people are expected to be in St Peter’s Square to attend the Mass inaugurating the Petrine Ministry of the Bishop of Rome which will be celebrated this morning. “The correct term for the ceremony,” Fr. Federico Lombardi, S.J., director of the Holy See Press Office said, “is not enthronement but inauguration. [...]
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Can John Muscat installed as new Fontana Parish Priest

During a solemn Mass on Sunday, Gozo Bishop Mons. Mario Grech installed Canon John Muscat as the new Fontana Parish Priest. Before the Mass, Can Joseph Muscat was accompanied by the La Stella Band and the Sta. Margerita Band who jointly played festive band marches along the main streets of Fontana. Dr John Galea’s Missa [...]
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The 19th of March 2013 edition of the Maltese Herald

This weeks 19th of March 2013 edition of The Maltese Herald Gozo section is now available for download by clicking here Previous editions are also available by clicking on this link. This week’s articles in the PDF download are: 1. The Gozo College Rabat Primary School is taking part in the campaign organised by Green [...]
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