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ETHNOGRAPHY: Jesus scourged at the pillar

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Without any doubt, the statue of Jesus scourged at the pillar is the one having the highest artistic value among the whole set of twelve statuary groups found at the parish of Żejtun. This statue, which is carved in wood, … Continue reading

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ETHNOGRAPHY: The Redeemer

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Without doubt the most beloved statue by the locals is that of Jesus carrying the cross or Christ the Redeemer.  This statue is the work of the Maltese artist Carlo Darmanin. Anyone viewing this statue is immediately touched by the look … Continue reading

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Ethnography: The Crucifixion

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The Crucifixion, or as it is commonly referred to as the Large Statue, is actually the largest statuary group from the set of the Good Friday statues representing the Passion of Jesus Christ, at the Zejtun Parish Church. This statuary … Continue reading

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Public Interview with Vince Abela

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On Thursday 29th March at the Zejtun Parish Church, Wirt iż-Żejtun has organised its annual activity linked to the Holy Week traditions and religious celebrations. This year the event consisted of a public interview with the Zejtun born artisan and … Continue reading