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The people at Mġarr had been for a long number of years requesting that their small village church should become their parish church as they were too far away from Mosta. Their wish was granted in 1898 and immediately the people started building their present church which was completed in 1946.

Parish Church of the Assumption

Parish Population: 3,900

Families: 1,950

Parish Priest

Rev. George J. Schembri

Parish Office

47, Rev. Edgar Street,

Mgarr MĠR 1340

Office Hours


9:00 – 11:00 am

Wednesdays and Fridays

4:00 – 6:00 pm


21 57 25 78


Parish Clergy

Rev. George J. Schembri, Parish Priest

Rev. Noel Vassallo

Rev. Jimmy Bonnici

Other priests residing in the parish

Rev. Edgar Vella

Mgr. Alfred Vella

Rev. Lawrenz Gauci

Parish Pastoral Council

President: Rev. George J. Schembri, Parish Priest

Moderator: Ms Rosella Depasquale

Secretary: Mr Keith Vella

Holy Masses

Sundays and Feast Days: 5:30; 7:00; (7:30 am S. Anne)  9:00; 10:30 am; 5:00 pm

Saturday Evenings: 7:00 pm

Weekdays: 7:30 am; 7:00 pm

Other Churches

Church of Our Lady of Hodegitria (Ta’ Binġemma)

The Church situated on the top of the cliff at Binġemma, was built in the 17th century and is served by the community of Priests from St. Agatha, Rabat (M.S.S.P.)


Fr Karm Borg MSSP



Holy Masses

Sundays and Feast Days: 11:00 am

Saturday evenings: 5:00 pm

St Anne’s Church at Żebbiegħ

The need of a new church was felt when the area at “Żebbiegħ” began developing. Now there is a new church dedicated to St Anne. Marriages may be celebrated in this church.

Priest in charge

Rev. Jimmy Bonnici

Holy Masses

Ħdud u Festi: 7:30 am, 11:30 am (Winter)

Weekdays: 6:30 pm

Adoration Chapel

Mġarr Parish


Triq il-Kurat Chetcuti, Mġarr (beneath the Parish Church)

Opening Hours

Daily: 7:00 am – 10:00 pm