Sunday, 08 December 2013

Animating a Baptism at Xagħra Basilica

by Stefan Attard

During today’s Sunday Mass at the Basilica of Xagħra, the sacrament of baptism was administerd. The newborn baby of Joanne and Andrew Sultana was welcomed as a member of the Roman Catholic Church.

Schola Cantorum Jubilate under the direction of Mark Gauci performed ‘Ejja Divin Messija’, ‘Allelulia’, ‘O Come o come Emanuel’ and ‘Alma Redemptoris Mater’, all hymns suitable for the Advent Period.

For recessional, the choir performed ‘O Sanctissima’, a Sicilian Marian Hymn. This last hymn was performed in honour of the Immaculate Conception.

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