Sunday, 22 June 2014

Bells announcing another wedding in Xagħra

by Silvana Sultana

719px-Ferrara - Het huwelijk van Maria met Jozef-570x300The Xagħra bells rang joyously in the morning as the parishioners strolled along the main roads following the ‘Corpus Christi’.

Saturday, 07 June 2014

Wedding at Kerċem

by Silvana Sultana

The last day of May will surely be remembered wholehearthedly by Mary Carm Meilak and Josef Bajada.

In fact, today, Schola Cantorum Jubilate animate their Nuptial Mass at Kerċem Parish Church. The choir was under the direction of Mro. Mark Gauci and Joseph Camilleri accompanied on the organ.

Mass started at 5pm and was officiated by the Parish Priest Fr. Brian Meilak, cousin of the bride. On entering the church, the bride was welcomed by Stephanie Portelli who interpreted Gounod’s ‘Ave Maria’.  During the offerings, Ms. Portelli interpreted also Franck’s ‘Panis Angelicus’. The other pieces performed in SATB were: ‘Allelulia’ (Taize’), ‘Sanctus’ and ‘Agnus Dei’ (Oltrasi), ‘Il-Mulej qam mill-imwiet’ (Portelli), ‘Make me a Channel of your peace’ (Temple) and ‘Exaltabo Te’. The ceremony reached the end with Mendelsshon’s ‘Wedding March’, skillfully played by Organist Joseph Camilleri.

Congratulations to the new Bajada family.

Wednesday, 04 June 2014

SCJ to host The University of London Chamber Choir

by Stefan Attard

ulcc concerts malta gozo lowIn collaboration with the Schola Cantorum Jubilate of Gozo, the University of London Chamber Choir (ULCC) will perform in Malta. The ULCC is a dynamic and enthusiastic choir of some 26 singers, formed of students and former students from colleges of the University of London. It is a diverse and international ensemble. The choir performs regularly in London and other parts of the UK. Following its highly successful and widely acclaimed tour of northern Italy in 2012, ULCC will be travelling to Malta and Gozo where they will perform three concerts.

Friday, 30 May 2014

Priesthood Ordination in the Gozo Diocese

by Silvana Sultana

DSC 0312 With Choir Schola cantorum Jubilate 595The Diocese of Gozo today rejoices with the newly ordained priest Fr. Daniel Sultana. Fr. Sultana hails from Xagħra but is now consacrated to God to work in his universal field.

Sunday, 25 May 2014

Nuptial Mass at Xagħra Basilica

by Silvana Sultana

front-ktieb-tieg-gustineSchola Cantorum Jubilate animated the Nuptial Mass of Gustine Attard and George Tabone at the Basilica of Xagħra. Mass started at 3pm and was officiated by Mgr. Felix Tabone, uncle of the groom.

Wedding at Xagħra Basilica

Saturday, 03 May 2014 - by Silvana Sultana - Read more

Easter Sunday at Basilica of Xagħra

Sunday, 20 April 2014 - by Stanley J. Portelli - Read more

Easter Vigil at Ta’ Pinu

Saturday, 19 April 2014 - by Stanley J. Portelli - Read more

Good Friday at Ta' Pinu National Shrine

Friday, 18 April 2014 - by Stanley J. Portelli - Read more