Meeting Giorgia Borg, sitting on the doorstep in the village square, as she awaited daily mass to start in the main church was refreshing because she reminded me of the importance of the yearly feast for those who live locally.
Good Friday is a very important day on the island and in every parish throughout the afternoon, processions take over most villages and towns. This tradition is wonderful and very vibrant. Excitement fills the air as the adored statues decorated with fresh flowers emerge into the crowded streets. Participants dress as Pontus Pilate, soldiers and other characters as they remember the last few hours … Read More The statues of Good Friday
I was so impressed when I first saw the pure devotion and adoration of Marija Addolorata during Holy Week and in the parish of San Gorg in Qormi, old traditions are very much alive. It would be nearly impossible to find a community more united. Heritage and traditions are here to stay Sacrifices, devotion and repentance of sins … Read More Utter devotion – Marija Addolorata at San Gorg in Qormi
Fresh flowers come and go and dried flower arrangements are ideal to last during this festive season and if well cared for can be stored carefully and used again next year.
Depending on your decor, some may fit in very well to keep all year round, especially if they do not have a Christmas theme.