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NEWS: Presentation on the mechanical crib held today

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This morning the hall in front of the mechanical crib at the Jesus of Nazareth Institute at Zejtun was packed with an audience listening to a presentation delivered by Joseph Pavia on the on-going restoration works on this 65 year … Continue reading


The Mechanical Crib at Zejtun

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His Grace Bishop Emmanuel Galea, then director of this Institute and Orphanage for hundreds of bereaved children, had the idea of constructing a sizeable crib, reminiscent of the Nativity of the Child Jesus.  Built in 1947, after several weeks of … Continue reading