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The Carmelite friars who from 1918 were in charge of the parish of St. Venera, decided to build a new church on Fleur-de-Lys Road for the benefit of the people living in the locality. The church became a parish church in 1975.

Parish Population: 3,350

Families: 1,250

Parish Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Parish Priest

Rev Martin D. Schembri O.Carm

Parish Office

Carmelite Priory

251 Fleur-de-Lys Road

Birkirkara BKR 9069

Office Hours

Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays: 9:00 – 10:00 am

Tuesdays and Wednesdays: 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Parish Website



Office / Convent: 2144 1769 

Parish Clergy

Rev Martin D. Schembri O. Carm – Parish Priest and Prior

Rev Damian Cachia O Carm

Rev Louis Bajada O Carm

Rev Renald J.M. Lofreda O.Carm

Parish Pastoral Council

President: Rev Martin D. Schembri O. Carm – Parish Priest

Moderator: Mr Joseph Galea

Secretary: Mr Joseph Mercieca

P.R.O: Mr Michael King

Holy Masses

Sundays and Feast Days: 6:00, 7:00, 8:00, 9:00, 10:30 am, 6:30 pm, 8:00pm 

Saturday Evenings: 6:30 pm

Weekdays: 6:30, 7:30, 8:30 am and 6:30 pm