Category Archives: Street Shrines

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STREET SHRINES: The Immaculate Conception – Triq Santa Marija

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Another street shrine one finds in Triq Santa Marija is located at the corner of a house just before reaching the open space leading to Triq Santa Luċija and Triq San Emidju.   The niche dedicated to the Immaculate Conception, … Continue reading

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STREET SHRINES: St Catherine found at Triq Santa Marija

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To no surprise, at Zejtun we find a number of niches dedicated to the patron saint of the town, St Catherine of Alexandria. There are old niches dating back to tens of years ago and other modern ones done by … Continue reading

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STREET SHRINE: St Lawrence in Triq Santa Marija

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Placed in a very modest niche on a corner house between Triq Santa Marija and Sqaq Santa Marija Nru 1, one finds this small stone statue of St Lawrence. St Lawrence is the patron saint of Birgu, thus one could … Continue reading

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STREET SHRINES: Could it be that the street was named after this niche?

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Just above the entrance door to Dwardu’s hair saloon, at the first part of Triq Santa Marija, one finds this impressive street shrine dedicated to the The Assumption or St. Mary as is commonly known. Could it be that this … Continue reading

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STREET SHRINES: Our Lady of the Rosary in Triq il-Madonna tal-Bon Kunsill

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If the most common street shrine in all of the local towns and villages is that dedicated to Our Lady under different titles, the titles of Our Lady of Mount Carmel and Our Lady of the Rosary, without doubt are … Continue reading