Archbishop Mons Alfred Xuereb celebrates Mass in Fontana
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Archbishop Mons Alfred Xuereb celebrated Mass on Friday evening in the Parish Sanctuary of the Sacred Heart, Fontana, on the occasion of the first Friday in preparation for the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart.
The Mass was attended by the Minister for Gozo Dr Justyne Caruana and Mr Anton Tabone ex Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Pope Francis, last month appointed Mgr Xuereb as Apostolic Nuncio to South Korea and Mongolia and is currently on a two week visit to Gozo before he leaves for South Korea.
This weekend Mgr Xuereb will have the following programme:
Saturday 7th April evening: Mass at the Parish Church of Our Lady of Loreto, Ghajnsielem.
Sunday 8th April at 11.15am: Presiding at solemn Pontifical Mass at the National Shrine of Ta ‘Pinu, with the participation of E.T. Mgr. Mario Grech, E.T. Mgr. George Bugeja OFM, Apostolic Vicar of Tripoli and Apostolic Administrator of Benghazi, and Gozitan clergy, to be transmitted live on Net TV.
Monday 9th April: Departure from Malta.
Photographs: MGOZ/Terry Camilleri