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Attard became a parish in 1575, and the present parish church dedicated to the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin in Heaven was built in 1613 by Tommaso Dingli; a century later, in 1718 a belfrey was added to the church.

Parish Population: 11,000

Families: 3,300

Parish Church of the Assumption

Dedication date:  7 May 1730

Parish Priest

Rev. Joseph Grech

Parish Office

42, Main Street,

Attard, ATD 1026

Office Hours

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays

9:00 – 11:30 am; 5:00 – 7:00 pm


9:00 – 11:00 am




Office/Church: 21434949

Parish Clergy

Rev. Joseph Grech – Parish Priest

Rev. Andrew Schembri – Vice Parish Priest

Rev. George Mangion

Rev. George Dalli

Rev. Luigi Agius

Mons. Alfred Vella

Other resident priests in the parish

Rev. Can. Charles Gauci
Can. David Cilia
Rev. André Zaffarese
Rev. Ronnie ZAmmit

Parish Pastoral Council

President: Mr Mario Mamo

Secretary: Mr Jonathan Apap

Parish Economic Council

President: Rev Joseph Grech – Parish Priest

Secretary: Mr Austin Walker

Holy Masses

Sundays and Feast Days: 7:00, 8:00, 9:00, 11:00 am and 6:00 pm

Sundays and Feast Days (in the Parish Centre): 10:30 and 11:45 am

Saturday Evenings: 5:15 and 6:30 pm

Weekdays: 7:00, 7:45, 9:00 am and 6:30 pm

Other Churches

St Paul’s Church

Originally it was the parish church; the present structure dates from 1729. It was recently restored and is now being used for Liturgical Celebrations.

Church of St Anne

The church is dedicated to St. Roche and was built as a thanksgiving for deliverance from the plague of 1675; the members of the M.U.S.E.U.M. use it today as a centre for teaching christian doctrine.

Chapel of St Catherine’s Home

St. Catherine’s Home was built in 1959 by the Dominican sisters as a hospital; today it is a home for elderly people.

Holy Masses

Sundays and Feast Days: 6:30, 7:45, 10:00 am

Weekdays: 6:45 am and 6:00 pm

Chapel of St Anton Palace

The Chapel is found in St. Anton Palace, the official residence of the President of Malta.

Holy Masses

Sundays and Feast Days: 9:00 am

Weekdays: 8:00 am

Adoration Chapels

St John Paul II Pastoral Centre


Triq il-Knisja, Ħ’Attard

Opening hours

Monday – Saturday
5:30 am – 10:00 pm

5:30 am – 7:00 pm