GozoChurches.com » Gharb - St Elizabeth (Taz-Zejt)

Information about this Church or Chapel
Locality in Gozo Gharb
Status Church
Year Built 1679
Dedication Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary to Elizabeth (taz-Zejt)
Feast date 1st Sunday of July
The parish was at first established during the bishopric of Michael Molina on 29 August 1679, the second parish (after Xewkija) to be established outside the town of Rabat. Its first seat was the still standing chapel of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary to Elizabeth, known popularly as taz-Zejt. This proved itself too small and the parishioners decided to build a new church in1699.

Gharb Taz-Zejt 01 Sideview
Gharb Taz-Zejt 02 Side
Gharb Taz-Zejt 03 Sideview
Gharb Taz-Zejt 04 Front
Gharb Taz-Zejt 05 Door
Gharb Taz-Zejt 06 Bell&Statue
Gharb Taz-Zejt 07 Gate
Gharb Taz-Zejt 08 Statue Outside

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