RMG – Nominated first Superior of new Malta Vice Province: Fr Paul Formosa

20 July 2018

(ANS - Rome) - Yesterday, 19 July, the Rector Major, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, with the consensus of his Council, appointed Fr. Paul Formosa as the first Superior of the new "Mary Help of Christians" Vice Province of Malta (MLT), current Superior of Malta's Provincial Delegation.

Fr Paul Formosa, Maltese from Valletta, was born on October 31, 1960. After completing his novitiate in Dublin, Ireland, between 1980 and 1981, he made his perpetual vows in Dingli, Malta, on July 2, 1987, and ordained priest in Valletta on July 14, 1989.

After completing his formation in Ireland, he did most of his ministry in the Maltese archipelago where he served as Economer at the "Sant'Alfonso" Salesian community in Sliema (1991-95), and Economer at Dingli (1998-2007); he also became Director of the Dingli community (2001-2007) before returning to to Sliema-Sant'Alfonso as Director (2007-2016).

For the Province Delegation of Malta, dependent on the Province of Ireland, he was Economer (2004-2008) and Delegate of Youth Ministry (2004-2011 and 2012-2017), as well as Provincoal of the Delegation from 2011 until yesterday.


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