L-AĦĦAR SEBGĦA (The Last Seven) Good Friday Pageant in Dingli 19th March 2016 Saint Mary Band Club of Dingli in collaboration with Dingli Arch Parish will be once again holding its annual event featuring the Passion of our Lord Jesus Christ along the picturesque streets of Dingli.
The theme for this Pageant has been chosen as L-AĦĦAR SEBGĦA (translated: ‘The Last Seven) and has been written by Rev.Fr. Rene’ Vella. This representation has been inspired from the Year of Mercy and deals with the Last Seven phrases that Our Lord Jesus Christ uttered on the Cross. This representation will take place on Saturday 19th March 2016 at 5:00pm with the celebration of Holy Mass at Dingli Arch Parish and continues with the Pageant procession which commences from the Saint Mary Band Club premises towards the main streets of Dingli at 5:45pm. The highlight of this pageant will take place on the Church’s parvis, at the highest point in Dingli, with the representations about the death and resurrection of our Lord . Over 130 actors will be taking part in this year’s event. They will be accompanied by the Dingli Girl Guides and Dingli Scouts together with Saint Mary Band , directed by Mro. Richard Bugeja, FLCM, FVCM (Hons). The Parish Choir (Regina Coeli) directed by Mro James Chappell ALCM, LLCM, MLJ will also participate.
The main aim and representation of this Pageant – ‘L-AĦĦAR SEBGĦA’, is for the public to participate in the Walk of Faith and appreciate God’s mercy especially during the Holy Week.