Solemn Mass on the Feast of St. George Preca
On Saturday 9th May, Mgr Lawrence Gatt presided a concelebration to celebrate the feast of St. George Preca in the Auditorium, of the SDC General House in Blata l-Bajda. In his homily hehighlighted the main points of the legacy that St. George Precaleft to the Church, particularly through his writings. The systematic reading of these writings will help the readers discover Dun Ġorġ. The numerous congregation included devotees, parents and relatives of members, associates and also leaders of other lay movements in the Diocese.
A pilgrimage from the Diocese of Gozo
On Friday 8th May, to celebrate the feast of Saint George Preca, the Diocese of Gozo organized a pilgrimage to the Chapel of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal in Blata l-Bajda where His Excellency, Bishop Mario Grech presided over a concelebrated mass. In the homily he stressed the need that every Christian must thirst for God and described how catechists can help Christians in answering to this need.
A Concert of Sacred Music
To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the first visit to the Maltese Islands of Saint John Paul II, the JP2 Foundation in collaboration with the Society of Christian Doctrine M.U.S.E.U.Mand the Fundazzjoni Santa Ċeċilja, presenteda concert of sacred musicby the Kor Santa Ċeċilja. Maestro Antoine Mercieca directed the choir. The concert was held on the 7th of May at the Chapel of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal in Blata l-Bajda.
Appointment of a new Ecclesiastical Assistant
During the General Meeting of Wednesday 6th May 2015, Archbishop Charles J. Scicluna announced the appointment of Fr. Kevin Schembri as the new Ecclesiastical Assistant of the SDC and the new Rector of the Chapel of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal as from 9th May 2015. The SDC thanks Mngr. Lawrence Gatt who for the past years was the Ecclesiastical Assistant and the Rector of the Chapel.