Stella Maris Church

Stella Maris Church in Sliema is known as the mother parish church of all the parish churches in this area.  The church dates back to 1855 and was only granted approval to be built as long as it was dedicated to the Apostle St.Paul, however, locals petitioned to have it dedicated to their adopted patroness […]

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St. Paul’s Shipwreck Church

St. Paul’s Shipwreck Church which is located in the St. Paul’s Bay area is considered one of the most important churches on the Island of Malta.  This 17th century Baroque style church pays tribute to the shipwrecked Apostle which is seen as the major historical event in Malta.  The Feast Day of St. Paul is […]

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St. Paul’s Cathedral

St. Paul’s Cathedral located in the town of Mdina is a Baroque style Roman Catholic church with its two bell towers was built between 1697 and 1702 (rebuilt after the earthquake of 1693) is built on the site where governor Publius was reported to have met Saint Paul after he was shipwrecked.   However not all […]

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St. Paul’s Cathedral

St. Paul’s Cathedral, a Baroque style Roman Catholic church with its two bell towers was built between 1697 and 1702 (rebuilt after the earthquake of 1693) is built on the site where governor Publius was reported to have met Saint Paul after he was shipwrecked.   However not all was lost in the earthquake and a number […]

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St. John’s Co-Cathedral

St John’s Co-Cathedral was one of the first buildings to be constructed in Valletta and is home to Caravaggio’s masterpiece ‘the Beheading of St John the Baptist’.   This is thought to be one of the most ornate Baroque churches in the world.

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Parish Church of Mellieha

The Parish Church of Mellieha was built in the late 1800’s from the stone from a local quarry.  It is located right in the centre of the town close to the edge of a steep hill where you can also have a fantastic view of the bay.  The church is dedicated to Our Lady of […]

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Our Lady of the Grotto

Our Lady of the Grotto is sacred site is located on the opposite side of the road of the Parish Church of Mellieha underneath what is now the Parish Priest’s house.  It was originally a natural cave and is set into the hillside which you reach by going down a flight of stone steps.   The statue […]

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The Rotunda

The Rotunda (large round church) located in the town of Mosta is said to be the 3rd largest church dome in Europe. Built between 1833 and 1871 on the site of a previous church, it was designed by Giorgio Grognet, whose plans were closely based on the Pantheon in Rome. On April 9, 1942, during […]

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