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MALTA - Feast of St Helen 2011

Video footage showing highlights of the feast in honor of St Helen held at Birkirkara, Malta, on August 21, 2011. This feast is held every year on the Sunday after August 18th. Birkirkara is one of …More
Video footage showing highlights of the feast in honor of St Helen held at Birkirkara, Malta, on August 21, 2011. This feast is held every year on the Sunday after August 18th.
Birkirkara is one of the oldest towns/villages in Malta. It was already a parish in 1402.
You'll hear the following hymns:
Processional Hymn - "Uspicium Melioris Aevi" (An omen of a better age) by Mro T. Galea played by the Duke of Connaught Band;
Inno di Gloria a Sant' Elena Imperatrice by Mro Raffaele Ricci played by the Duke of Connaught Band;
O Imperatia Maxima by Mro T. Galea played by the Duke of Connaught Band;
Inno Di Gloria a Sant'Elena by Mro Busuttil played by St Elena Band;
Antifona by Mro Bugeja. Brief info about the Birkirkara Parish Church: Work on the present Church began in 1727. It's majestic facade, is one of the most beautiful we have in Malta. St Helena was the mother of Emperor Constantine the Great and she is credited with finding the True Cross of Christ. She died in the year 330 AD. …More