CULTURAL MEETING FOR MEMBERS
On the 9 th of April a cultural meeting was held at St. Michael School for members and candidates. The meeting was led by member Joseph Muscat who in his unique style delivered an excellent presentation about ‘Boats, ships and galleons used during the Great Siege of Malta.’
VISIT TO UK
The Secretary General and Tonio Caruana GEC visited the SDC Centre at Upper Norwood, London between 22 nd and 31 st March 2016. They participated in Holy Week and Easter Celebrations together with children and youths at the Holy Rosary Parish in Brixton. Besides visiting the other parishes where members are involved in ministry, they also visited Fr. Jason Jones the parish priest of Sacred Heart Parish in Morriston Wales.
VISIT TO ALBANIA
The Superior General and the Assistant Superior General visited the SDC Centre at Korçë, Albania between 19 th March and 3 rd of April 2016. Together with the SDC members, they joined the small local community of Catholics for Holy Week and Easter Sunday celebrations. The liturgy was led by a priest and a group of seminarians from the Diocese of Agrigento in Sicily who were on a missionary experience in Albania. Besides meetings with the members and Candidate Marius Bakiu, the Superior General also met the children and youths who attend at the SDC Centre and members of staff and students ta’ Preca College. The Superior General also visited Bilisht, Lushnje and Durres.
EXTRAORDINARY JUBILEE PILGRIMAGE (ALBANIA)
SDC members together with about fiftymembers of the Catholic communities of the parishes in Korçë and Bilisht, Albania participated in a pilgrimage on the occasion of the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy. The pilgrimage was held in the parish church at Elbasan where a Holy door of Mercy is present. The pilgrimage included an introduction by the parish priest, the sacrament of reconciliation and mass.