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This weeks 30th of April 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.
Sadly the Maltese Herald, the only weekly Maltese newspaper, has been printed for the last time today, the 30th of April, due to lack of support by way of advertisments.
Members of the Maltese community in Australia have sent many letters of support to the newspaper and it will be missed by many
This week’s articles in the PDF download are:
1. April 13 was a red-letter day for the Congregation of the Franciscan Sisters of the Heart of Jesus. The Holy See acknowledged the long-awaited news that the heroic virtues of their foundress, Mother Margerita De Brincat, had been recognised.
Nine Cardinals who had been given the task of studying her life, writings and what witnesses – both nuns and lay people – had to say about her in the diocesan process, had given a positive vote.
This is another step forward towards the canonisation of this humble nun from Kercem (1862-1952), who, as a result of the great trust she had in God, succeeded in making Him known and loved in various places throughout the world.
Today, her spiritual daughters continue what she had begun in various houses in Malta, Italy, London, Corfu, Jerusalem, Brazil, Pakistan, the Philippines, Ethiopia and Kenya.2. Victoria Primary School celebrated World Book Day on Tuesday April 23, with a series of activities to increase the love of books in children. The schoolchildren were actively engaged in storytelling sessions, group and shared reading, a treasure hunt and a puppet theatre.
The Schoolchildren Council also launched the book Il-Villagg ta’ Serpentinu by Victoria schoolteacher Christabel Attard. The programme included music, dance and interviews with the author, the illustrator and the publisher.
Gozo College principal Anita Sciberras delivered a short message to parents and children.
Photographs – Charles Spiteri.