Tag Archives: Zejtun parish church


EVENTS: Remembrance Day

HPIM8816Wirt iż-Żejtun will be commemorating Remembrance Day on Sunday the 10th November.  During this day we will remember all those who in the past contributed in one way or another to the historical and cultural achievements of our town.

Mass will be celebrated at the Zejtun Parish Church at 8:00am followed by a corteo with the participation of the Zejtun Boys Scouts and Girl Guides together with representatives from the local organisations.  This year we will be dedicating this event to Mikiel Cachia and therefore we will be ending the  corteo at the Ġnien tal-Kmandant, which was designed by Cachia himself.

Everyone is invited for this event.


ARCHITECTURE: The Parish Church Crypt

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Under the Parish Church of St Catherine at Żejtun one finds two crypts. The main crypt known as Il-Mudlama, lies precisely beneath the main aisles stretching between the main entrance to the church to just before the cancel.  The crypt … Continue reading


360 VIEWS: The Parish Church dressed for the Holy Week

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NEWS: Another treasure rediscovered

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The Research Programme for the Study of Late Medieval and Early Renaissance Art (Department of History of Art, University of Malta) has completed a conservation exercise on one of the finest Early Renaissance paintings in Malta – The Enthroned Madonna … Continue reading


ART: Our Lady of Carmel

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In the third nave on the southern side of the parish church, one finds an altar dedicated to Our Lady of Carmel. The titular altarpiece is probably the work of Bormla-born Rocco Buhagiar (1725-1805) although some attribute this painting to … Continue reading


ETHNOGRAPHY: The Feast Hanging Canopy

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Whoever visits the Zejtun Parish Church during St Catherine feast days will be amazed with the way the church is decorated.  However the greatest splendor without doubt is the canopy hanging over the main altar. If not the most artistically beautiful, … Continue reading


LATEST NEWS: The Malta Philharmonic Orchestra at Zejtun

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This evening, the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra gave a performance at the Zejtun Parish Church one of its Community Outreach Concerts. The concert was well attended although one would have expected better.  This performance was held on the anniversary the dedication of the Parish Church … Continue reading


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