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  • Msida became a parish in 1867 and for several years the old church of the Immaculate Conception served as the parish church. The present church came into use in 1889.

    Parish Population: 8,500

    Families: 2,500

  • Parish Church of St. Joseph

    Dedication date: 22 April 1894

  • Parish Priest

    Rev. Can. Simon Sciberras

  • Parish Office

    92 Church Street,

    Msida MSD 1531

  • Office Hours

    9.30 – 11.00am, 5.00 – 6.00pm

    9.30 – 11.00am

    5.00 – 6.00pm

  • Telephone

    2133 4949 Office

    2720 1873 Home

    79298887 Mobile

  • Parish Clergy

    Rev. Can. Simon Sciberras, Parish Priest
    Can. Rev. Alfred Camilleri
    Rev. Brendan Gatt

  • Priests residents in the parish

    Rev. Alex Bezzina

    Parish Pastoral Council

    President: Rev. Simon Sciberras, Parish Priest

    Moderator: Mr Alex Vella

    Secretary: Mr Alfred Camilleri 

    Parish Economic Council

    President: Rev. Can. Simon Sciberras, Parish Priest

  • Holy Masses

    Sundays and Feast Days: 6.30, 8.00, 9.30, 11.00am; 6.00pm

    Saturday Evenings: 5.15pm; 6.30pm

    Weekdays: 6.30, 8.00am and 6.00pm (Summer: 6.30pm)

  • Other Churches

  • Immaculate Conception Church

    This is a troglodytic church and according to Mgr Dusina originally it was dedicated to Our Lady of Perpetual Help. The front part of the church was rebuilt in 1648 and a sacristy was added to it in 1670. In 1835 Msida became a subsidiary parish of Birkirkara and in 1867 a parish of its own right, and the church of the Immaculate Conception became the parish church up till when the present church of St. Joseph was built.

  • Priest in charge

    Parish Priest

  • Holy Masses

    Sundays, Feast Days and Tuesdays: 7.30 am

  • Church of the Franciscan Sisters

    The Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart opened a school at Msida in 1961, and made the chapel of the school available to the people residing in the locality.

  • Priest in charge

    Parish Priest

  • Holy Masses

    Sundays and Feast Days: 7.15, 10.00 am

    Weekdays: 6.30, 8.15 am

    Mass at 6.00 pm on First Fridays, Ash Wednesday and All Souls Day

  • Chapel of the Jesuit residence Manwel Magri

    The Jesuits opened a residence near the University and the chapel is open to the residents in the locality and for Prayer Groups.

  • Address

    Manuel Magri House

    Mgr Carmelo Zammit Street

    Msida MSD 2020

  • Telephone

    2134 4349

  • Chapel of St. Thomas More

    The Church in Malta built the University chapel in 1977 to serve as a Campus Christian Centre for pastoral activities among the students.

  • University Chaplain

    Rev. Mark Cachia S.J.

  • Telephone


  • Quddies

    Sundays and Feast days: 10.00am In English); 11.30am every third Sunday of the month (Alive on Sunday in English)
    Saturdays: 7.30pm 

    Weekdays: 7.20am; 12.30pm 

  • Adoration Chapels

    Marina Home


    Triq ix-Xatt, l-Imsida

    Opening Hours:

    9.00am – 1.00pm; 4.00pm – 8.00pm

    Parish Centre Chapel


    Triq il-Kunċizzjoni, Msida

    Opening Hours:

    Monday to Friday: 9.00am – 9.00pm