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Ta’ Xbiex

The Discalced Carmelites built a priory and a church in ta’ xbiex in 1948 on a plot of land given to them by Baron Pietro Paolo Testaferrata Moroni Viani. The church was opened for worship on 1958 and became the parish church of the locality in 1st June 1969. It was dedicated in 1989.

Parish population: 2,220

Families: 700

Parish Church dedicated to St. John Of The Cross

Dedication Date: 1 June 1989

Parish Priest

Rev. Salvinu Spagnol O.C.D

Parish Office

16, Sir Temi Zammit Avenue,

Ta’ Xbiex

XBX 1015

Office Hours

Mondays and Fridays:

5:00 – 7:00 pm


9:00 – 10:00 am


2131 7001 Office

2133 2280 Convent





St John of the Cross Parish Church Ta’ Xbiex

Parish Clergy

Rev. Salvinu Spagnol O.C.D., Parish Priest
Rev. Alfred Vassallo O.C.D., Vice Parish Priest

Holy Masses

Sundays and feast days: 7:00, 8:30, 10:00 (in English), 11:30 am; 6:00 pm

Monday to Saturday: 7:15, 8:30 am; 6:00 pm