Category Archives: History

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NEWS: Possible discovery of a lost medieval church

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The research being carried out by Wirt iż-Żejtun on the Buleben Feudal Estate, with the assistance of a number of voluntary experts in different fields is yielding very positive results and unfolding the cultural and natural assets of this area … Continue reading

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OUR HISTORY: The Consecration of the Parish Church

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Bishop Alpheran de Bussan dedicated the new parish church to St Catherine of Alexandria on the 10th May 1744. By this day, the church was still under construction, however the aisles were yet unbuilt and thus only the central part … Continue reading

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History: The Tragedy of 2/5/1942

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It was Saturday the second day of May of 1942.  The time was 10:45am when a JU88 Bomber of the Axis forces dropped a number of  delayed action bombs  on the south part of the road linking Zejtun with Tarxien. … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Good Counsel Feast

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Anyone who happened to pass through the Zejtun centre in the early evenings of this week, could not have missed the bell ringing coming from the Chapel of Our Lady of Good Counsel.  During the past week, this chapel celebrated its titular … Continue reading

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In Remembrance of a Tragic Day

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  Saturday the 2nd May of 1942 is considered to be one of the saddest days in the modern history of our town.  World War II was at its peak and Malta was under continuous attack by the Axis and on the … Continue reading

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St. Gregory’s Procession missed this year

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The traditional procession known as St Gregory’s was cancelled early this morning due to forcasts of bad weather. The procession was planned to start at 9:30 from the chapel of St. Clement and usually included the Chapter of the Mdina Cathedral and … Continue reading