Funeral arrangements announced for Professor Joseph Vella
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St George’s Basilica in Victoria, Gozo, has announced the funeral arrangements of Professor Joseph Vella, which will take place this Saturday, the 3rd of March.
The funeral of Professor Joseph Vella (1942-2018), Maestro di Cappella of St George’s Basilica and Musical Director of the La Stella Philharmonic Society, will be celebrated at St George’s Basilica.
At 2.00pm, the cortège with the participation of the La Stella and Konti Ruggieru Bands will leave Republic Street.
At 3.00pm, following the Liturgy of the Hours, H.L. Mgr Mario Grech, Bishop of Gozo and Dean of St George’s Collegiate Chapter, will preside a Mass præsente cadavere, with the participation of the Laudate Pueri Choir.
“Eternal rest grant to him, O Lord; and let light perpetual shine upon him.”