The 19th of June 2012 edition of the Maltese Herald

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The 19th of June 2012 edition of the Maltese HeraldThis weeks 19th of June 2012 edition of The Maltese Herald Gozo section is now available for download by clicking here

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1. The restored facade of the Precursor Band Club of Xewkija will be inaugurated today. The premises, used as a boys’ school in 1861, will be inaugurated by band club president Louis Vella and Justice Minister Chris Said and blessed by archpriest Mgr Carmelo Mercieca this evening.

A musical programme, under the direction of Anthony Borg, will be held in St Catherine Street between 9 and 11 p.m. The La Nativita di San Giovanni Battista hymn will be sung with the participation of the society’s choir.

To mark the occasion, an exhibition, entitled Il-Kult tal-Battista matul iz-Zminijiet will be open at the band club between tomorrow Wednesday and next Sunday. The exhibition will be inaugurated by Gozo Minister Giovanna Debono. Opening hours are from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and between 6 and 11 p.m.

2. Salesian Fr. Charles Cini recently visited the Don Bosco Oratory in Victoria and presented a good number of books to further increase their specialized library.

Fr Effie Masini, Director of the Oratory, thanked Fr Cini for this initiative and pledged their prayers. At the same time Fr Masini, once again reiterated the desire of Fr. Charles to use these books wisely. Those wishing to borrow some books should talk to John Cremona or Fr Effie.

3. A family feast was held at Peter Paul Camilleri football ground in Nadur on June 7 in aid of the Ursuline Creche Sisters.

The activity included fitness sessions by Annette Portelli Said, five-a-side football matches and music and dancing by Rebecca Bonello, Sarah Bonnici, Michael Bajada, the Turning Pointe School Dancers and Waterfall Dancers. A bouncing castle was set up for children, who were also entertained to face painting.

4. Bishop Markus Medhin of the Jimma Diocese in Ethiopia recently visited Gozo and celebrated Mass with Moviment Gesu fil-Proxxmu director Mgr Gorg Grima at Ta’ Pinu sanctuary.

Mgr Medhin, together with the missionary movement Gesu fil-Proxxmu, will be building a complex for people with disability in Jimma, which will be dedicated to Our Lady of Ta’ Pinu.

After Mass, sanctuary rector Fr Gerald Buhagiar presented a large picture of Our Lady of Ta’ Pinu to be hung at the new complex.

Photos by Charles Spiteri show Bishop Markus Medhin of the Jimma Diocese in Ethiopia at Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary.

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