Episcopal Consecration of Mgr Anton Teuma will be held on September 13th

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

The Gozo Diocese has announced that the episcopal consagration of Gozo’s 9th Bishop, Anton Teuma will be held on the 13th of September on the parvis of the Madonna ta’ Pinu Santuary.

The ceremony will be broadcasted live at 5:30 pm on Newsbook.com.mt, on the diocese’s social media and on TVM 2.

Bishop Teuma’s solemn ingress into the Cathedral of the Assumption in Victoria will take place on the 16th of September 16 at 6.30 pm.

As part of the celebrations a thanks giving mass and a prayer mass will be held on the 27th of August and 11th of September respectively.

The thanksgiving mass will be held at the San Gwann Battista Rotunda in Xewkija and the prayer mass at the Papa Gwaznni Pawlu II Family Institute chapel in Rabat.

In the meantime, the Gozo Diocese has also issued the episcopal coat of arms of the new Gozo Bishop which has been created by Eikon, the Centre for Liturgical art.

The Gozo Diocese had announced that Mgr Teuma’s episcopal motto is derived from the Gospel of Luke, 24:15, “and he walked along with them.” The motto has been included in the new Bishop’s coat of arms.