The Three Wise Men to arrive at Xaghra Basilica on Sunday
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For the second year in succession, the Magi will arrive in Xaghra, Gozo, this year on Sunday 2nd January 2011, the Cavalcade will commence at 10:30 am.
The Three Wise Men, in rich regal attire and riding horses will converge on Victory Square from different routes. In front of the Basilica, they will present their gifts to Baby Jesus with Mary and Joseph beside Him.
Started last year, this activity, the first of its kind in the Maltese Islands, is organized by the Group “Il-Milied fix-Xaghra” (Christmas Society in Xaghra) with the full collaboration of Xaghra Archpriest Mgr. Carmelo Refalo.
Mass will be celebrated inside the Basilica immediately after the ceremony ends at 11.00 am. This event is open to all and is free of charge.