New parish priest for Mġarr

The Maltese Archdiocese has announced a new parish priest for Mġarr, Malta.

Mgr. Charles Scicluna appointed Fr George J. Schembri as parish priest of Santa Maria parish earlier today.

Fr. Schembri was born on the 8th of February 1985 and was ordained a priest on the 29th June 2012.

He started his pastoral work as the assistant parish priest in the Mqabba parish, vice-archpriest in Żurrieq parish, as well as assistant parish priest in Mġarr. Fr George Schembri also served as a religious counsellor in a number of state schools.

There are 3,900 parishioners in Mġarr parish.