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Church

Parish Church of St Peter's Chains

Birżebbuġa became a parish on the 9th September 1913, and the small church of Our Lady of Sorrows became the parish church; steps were immediately taken in hand to build a larger church which was opened for worship on the 12th June 1938.

Dedication date: 14th May 1977

 

Parish Priest

Dun Anton Galea-Scannura

21 65 12 00 Telephone

 

Parish Office

2, Triq il-Kurat Fenech, Birżebbuġa

 

Office Hours

Mondays and Friday: 4.30 pm - 6.00 pm

Wednesday: 4.30pm - 7.00pm

Saturday: 9.00am - 11.00am

 


 

Parish Population:  10,532

Families:  3,200

 

Parish Clergy

Dun Anton Galea-Scannura (Parish Priest)

Dun Roderick Camilleri (Vice Parish Priest)

Dun Ġużepp Berry

Dun Charles Carabott

Mons. Alfred Micallef

Dun Frans Schembri

 

Priests resident in the parish

Dun Patrick Incorvaja

Dun John Berry

 

Masses

Sundays and Feast Days

  6.00 am

  7.00 am

  8.00 am

  9.00 am

11.00 am

  5.30 pm winter

  6.00 psummer  

Saturday Evenings

  5.30 pm

  6.30 pm 

From July to September

  5.30 pm

  6.30 pm

  7.30 p

Weekdays

  6.00 am

  7.00 am

  7.45 am

  8.30 am

  6.30 pm

 

Church of Our Lady of Sorrows

The church was built in 1909 and served as parish church till the present church was built; today it is used by the Society for Christian Doctine (M.U.S.E.U.M.) for catechetical instructions.

 

St George's Church

The church was built in 1683 and at present it is being used by the priests of the Missionary Society of St Paul. Marriages may be celebrated in the church.

 

Masses

Sundays and Feast Days

  7.30 am

  9.30 am  in English

 

Chapel of the Good Shepherd

Priest in charge  

Dun Nicholas Pace, Kappillan

Masses

Ħdud u Festi   Sundays and Feast Days

 10.00 am

 

Immaculate Conception Church at Bengħisa

The Church was built in 1822 and enlarged in 1862; although private property it is used by the Birzebbuga parish for the celebration of a Mass on Sundays and Feast Days for the people residing in the area. Marriages may be celebrated in the church.

 

Priest in charge  

Dun Ġużepp Berry

Masses

Sundays and Feast Days

7.00 am

 

Holy Family Chapel

Built in 1865

 

Chapel of Our Lady Help of Christians

The chapel was built in 1839 and is the property of the Cachia Zammit family.

 

St Joseph Chapel

 

The chapel was built in 1671 and is private property