A new limited edition of the biography A Legacy of Church Builders by Victor Sammut is currently available.
The book relates the achievements of the Sammut ancestors who built fine churches in Malta. Antonio Sammut bought the land for and built and financed the Gzira parish church. Karm Sammut built the Marian Sanctuary Tal-Herba in Birkirkara. Joseph, son of Antonio, built Senglea church and St Anthony in Ghajn Dwieli in 17 months. After World War II he did reconstruction works on St Paul’s Anglican pro cathedral and St John’s Co-Cathedral, among others.
In the book, one also finds unedited stories, anecdotes, sketches and church plans which are of great interest to parishioners of Gzira, Birkirkara, Senglea, Valletta, Floriana and many more.
All proceeds go to Maltese missions and to Dar tal-Providenza. To purchase a copy, you may send €15 plus €3 postage to 44, Aquarius, Triq Kapuccini, San Gwann SGN 1573. More information may be obtained by calling 77389506.