fun is vital, charity too……We do both!
Aim Of Zghazagh Nazzarenu
Nazzarenu Group’s aim is to walk on the foot steps of Christ
in the light of the Holy Gospel. During our meetings, particular
importance is given to the word of God so that the youngsters
understand the message of Christ in today’s world. This is
made possible through the activities organised with the aim of
helping others both locally and abroad. In this way the high
spirit of the youngsters is used for the benefit of the whole
Zghazagh Nazzarenu Group was set up in an informal manner. It
all started in the year 2000, when a group of youngsters decided
to hold up an activity with the aim of raising funds for
children’s homes. Through this activity, the group got an
identity and was named Zghazagh Nazzarenu.
several years, the said group of youngsters used to meet every
Sunday for evening mass at Nazzarenu church in Sliema, animated
by Fr. Charles Tabone.
these youngsters decided to organise a retreat and asked Fr.
Charles Tabone for guidance as he was their spiritual director.
Since this event, the willingness and desire of these youngsters
to understand and follow the word of God continued to be
sustained through regular meetings. These meetings started to be
organised twice a month and all youngsters were invited to
these meetings, there are readings from the Holy Bible, open
discussions as well as praying sessions. The attendance to these
meetings was always encouraging and this helped the Group to
move forward and keep on growing. Every year, the Group
organises Lenten talks, social activities and mass for special
occasions other than Sundays.
yearly event which has always been maintained since the
beginning is the car wash activity. The aim of this event is to
raise funds which are then used to help persons in need and for
other similar beneficial aids.
Group recognises the fact that, together with the spiritual
knowledge, it is also important to provide the community with
the harmony of songs and music during the mass and organised
initiative of setting up a band started off from the day of Good
Friday of the year 2002 when the Group decided to organize the
adoration of the cross which is held at three o’clock in the
afternoon. The band continued to work hard to provide more
similar services for the youths. During the following Christmas
2002, the Group organised an animated midnight Christmas Eve
mass with a participation of 2,000 youths.
its success, the band continued to grow further by establishing
its own choir to accompany it during different services and
time, the band continued growing and even today it is still
working hard to continue improving. Band members dedicate a lot
of time in rehearsing in order to provide animated mass as its
suits in today’s time.
For A Good Cause
year, the Zghazagh Nazzarenu Group, on its own initiative,
organises voluntary working experiences abroad amongst poor
children and youngsters who are less fortunate. There are
various members of the Group who had the opportunity to get such
a nice and satisfying experience. During summer 2004, the Group
is once again going to organise a voluntary work in Albania.