St Paul’s Church Overview in Bormla, Malta


The church was built in 1741 on the site of an older church built in 1590. Nowadays Perpetual Adoration is held here Monday to Saturday 7.00am to 6.00pm. Marriages may be celebrated in the church

The church has a number of interesting paintings worth mentioning. One of the more noteworthy is that depicting the Conversion of St Pual which is considered to be a masterpiece of late Maltese Baroque art and is painted by Cospicua born artist Rocco Buhaiar (c1725-1805), whereas the altarpiece depicting the Holy Family is by Giovanni Vella, who is also from Bormla. The Martyrdom of St.Barbara is by an anonymous artist. The church has also two paintings, portraying the Resurrection of Lazarus and the meeting between St Francis and St Dominic. There are located in the vestry.



St Paul’s Church Tips & Guide

Opening hours: contact Bormla Local Council

Contact information:    bormla local council – 00356 2166 3030/00356 2166 5337

                                     Email: bormla.lc@gov.mt


Location Bormla
Opening Hours: 00:00 - 00:00

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