Wedding of Soprano Sephora and Joseph

It was a special day for chorister Choristers Sephora Galea and her fiancé Joseph Zammit as they tied the knot. However it was a special celebration for Schola Cantorum Jubilate as one of its members reached another step in life.

Icon-of-the-Conception-of-the-Theotokos-Joachim-AnnaMarie Lourdes Attard and James Borg invited Schola Cantorum Jubilate to animate their Nuptial Mass that was held in Xagħra and started at 5pm.

lavalletteThe National celebration of the Great Sieges of Malta was held at Xagħra. It started with a Pontifical High Mass at the Basilica of Maria Bambina in Xagħra that was officiated by Mgr. Mario Grech, Bishop of Gozo.

Wedding-of-Mary-and-Joseph-by-GiottoThe second day of September happens to be a remarkable day for the village of Xagħra, especially for the Xagħrin who remember the event of forty three years ago. In fact in 1973, H. E. Bishop Nicholas G. Cauchi crowned the statue of Maria Bambina, an event which is commemorated every year at Xagħra.

During this Sunday’s mass, Schola Cantorum Jubilate together with their parents, relatives and friends, thanked God for sixteen years since the choir’s inception.