The Foundress

Virginia De Brincat was born at Kercem (Gozo) on the 28th November 1862, the sixth of 11 children, and baptized on the same day at the mother church of St. George at Rabat – Victoria.

History & Present



A new leader

One of the very first teachers at the school was Virginia De Brincat. She was highly educated and had a sharp mind… She was highly reputed by her colleagues and by Father Diacono himself. By 1885 his authority in the direction and the organisation of the institution receded into…

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The twelve stars

Father Diacono was born in Rabat, Gozo in 1847… On 4 January 1878, Archpriest Felice Refalo appointed him Spiritual Director of the association of the “Crown of Twelve Stars of the Heart of Jesus” …This association consisted of group of young women who met periodically to pray and discuss

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