The 210th edition of Il-Belt Victoria is out and available online.

In this edition, the front page displays the Trittico di San Giorgio. Other pages (12-15) related to this subject include details on this trittico written by Mario Buhagiar and Charles Cassar.

Other sections include an article on the Christmas loading 2023 edition held in St George’s Square by Wallace Camilleri, information on the Synod written by Can. Geoffrey G. Attard, and a detailed review by Francesco Pio Attard on the latest publication by Mgr Ġużeppi Gauci, Ir-Rebbieħ li għadu jirbaħ.  Fr Charles Vella writes on the restoration of St George’s Basilica’s Holy Crucifix, and altarboys Kurt Cutajar and Kurt Vella narrate their experience at the Vatican, during July and August last year.

The usual sections covering the Archpriest’s Message, an album of pastoral events, documentation from the Basilica Archives by Toni Farrugia, and the parish dairy all feature in this September-December 2023 edition.


The third part of the 2003 Centenary festivities memories features also in the publication.  Antoine Vassallo writes on the various appointments at Il-Ħaġar Museum that were held during the last quarter of last year.

We thank all those entities which have committed to the sponsorship of this publication, and the editorial team that made possible this exciting transformation. Donations from our readers are still very much welcome. All these efforts are indeed a proof of a dedicated labour of love to keep alive this important publication.