Georgian Orthodox ceremonies at Our Lady of Damascus

On the 26th and 27th of January 2013, the Greek Catholic Church of Our Lady of Damascus witnessed three important functions of the “Valletta Saint John Chrysostom Georgian Parish”, namely a baptism, a wedding and Divine Liturgy. Rev. Fr. Gabriel Gurtskaia officiated at these ceremonies. Rev. Fr. Gabriel and the members of the Georgian Orthodox community expressed their gratitude to the Parish Priest Papas George for making the church available to them. Other similar holy functions are planned for the […]

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Georgian Orthodox Divine Liturgy

  On Friday, 14th December 2012, at 10.00 a.m., the prior of the Valletta Saint John Chrysostom Georgian Parish, Fr. Kirion Machaidze, assisted by Fr. Gabriel Gurtskaia, celebrated a Georgian Orthodox divine liturgy for the first time at the Greek Catholic Church of Our Lady of Damascus. There are about one hundred Georgian citizens living in Malta at the moment.      

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Papas Vito’s Birthday

In this photo, taken on February 8th 2008, Papas Vito Borgia is surrounded by his parishioners during his birthday party which took place in the presbytery immediately after the Sunday Divine Liturgy. The present-day parish priest, Papas George Mifsud, appears behind Papas Vito. In 2009, Papas Vito returned to his native Sicily after fifty long years of great service towards the community of the Church of Our Lady of Damascus. We wholeheartedly wish him in his native Arbëresh language: Për […]

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