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EVENTS: A Visit to the Parish Museum

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On Sunday 23rd February, a visit to the newly refurbished parish museum, was organised by Wirt iż-Żejtun for a small group of young teenagers attending the Society of Sacred Doctrine MUSEUM of Żejtun. The boys were guided around the highlights … Continue reading

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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

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ETHNOGRAPHY: Model head and Angel of the Annunciation

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The Zejtun Parish Church museum has a selection of works of art related to the parish and history of Zejtun.  The collection ranges from  furniture to sculptures, from archaeological  ceramics to fine glass, from etchings to paintings. Among the collection there are … Continue reading

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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

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Ethnography: The Statue of St Joseph

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The statue of St Joseph which is placed in the parish church for the feast of St Joseph the Worker on the 1st of May, was sculptured in wood in 1906 by the Italian Firm Ghezzi of Milan. The statue … Continue reading