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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


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