On Friday 4th November 2016, H.L. Mgr Mario Grech, Bishop of the Diocese of Gozo, presided the Thanksgiving Mass at the Cathedral of Gozo accompanied by Mgr Simón Bolívar Sánchez Carrión Secretary at the Apostolic Nunciature in Malta and by the Gozitan presbytery. Students of the Minor Sacred Heart Seminary attended the Mass accompanied by the staff. Mr Edgar Preca and other dignitaries took part in the Mass. Click here to listen to the Bishop’s homily.
After the Thanksgiving Mass, the Gozitan presbytery was invited for lunch at the Seminary.
In the evening a Eucharistic Adoration was organized in the main quarter of the Seminary. Various vocational groups and teenagers, along with the families of the seminarians, were invited for this moment of prayer organised by the seminarians.
From the 7th till the 11th November, the doors of the Major Seminary were opened, as students from various secondary schools had the chance to explore the Seminary and visit some main areas frequented regularly by the seminarians such the Classes, the Refectory, the Rooms of the Seminarians and the Chapel. Apart from this, during the whole week, the Seminarians also made daily visits to the Sir M.A. Refalo Sixth Form, where they had the opportunity to interact with students.