Last Updated 28 | 03 | 2013 at 19:59

Easter / Traditions

Various artistes over the years have dedicated songs about Jesus Christ, and some of these songs also deal with the crucifying of Jesus Christ. The mystery of the death of Jesus Christ has intrigued...Read More >>

  • Holy Week and the Greek Catholic Rite

    Date: Thu, 28/03/2013 - 08:58

    The Greek influence in Malta should not be under-estimated. The presence of the Byzantines in Malta may not be so much discernible nowadays, more than 1700 years since they were here. However, many Greek merchants wielded their influence in the old city of Birgu (...
  • Maundy Thursday Significance

    Date: Thu, 28/03/2013 - 08:17

    Maundy Thursday, known in Maltese as Hamis ix-Xirka, is essentially the beginning of three days of reflection leading to Easter. It commemorates the Last Supper of Jesus Christ which is marked by a commemoration in Christian churches throughout the world. 
  • The Wednesday of Darkness

    Date: Wed, 27/03/2013 - 09:50

    Up to around 50 years ago, Holy Week in Malta and in other Catholic countries used to have a more sombre outlook. Lent and indeed, Holy Week were times of reflection and that is how they should be. However, nowadays, there is a much more positive outlook, as this...
  • Holy Week Continues With Processions and Pageants

    Date: Mon, 25/03/2013 - 10:21

    Holy Week continued yesterday Sunday March 24th,  with Palm Sunday processions in practically every parish in Malta and Gozo.
  • Police Corps` Holy Week Exhibition

    Date: Mon, 25/03/2013 - 08:08

    The Police Corps` Holy Week Exhibition is once more being held at the Police Headquarters at St. Calcedonius Road, Floriana. This event is now in its 22nd year and is open to the general public. 
  • Jesuits Organise Contemporary Art 'Walkabout' in Valletta

    Date: Thu, 21/03/2013 - 12:23

    ‘Re:Visit - The Contemporary Face of Faith’ features 7 artists, 7 spaces and 7 visits between Sunday 24th March and Sunday 7th April. Visitors to our capital Valletta will be able to view a number of contemporary art installations that speak of ‘faith’ in the most...
  • Leone Band Celebrates 150 Years Anniversary

    Date: Mon, 18/03/2013 - 15:31

    The Leone Band A.D. 1863 of Victoria Gozo, is celebrating its 150th anniversary from its foundation as the first band to be established in Gozo.