The Bishop of Gozo, Mgr. Mario Grech, has accepted Canon Rueben Micallef’s resignation from the Parish of the Assumption of Mary in Żebbuġ Gozo, and has elected Canon Ġwann Sultana SThB to be the new Parish priest.
Until Fr Gwann Sultana takes canonical possession, as of today, he is the Parish Administrator.
Fr Gwann Sultana was born in the Parish of Our Lady of Victories in Xagħra Gozo, on 26th May 1971. After he concluded his studies, he had the pastoral care of Saint Anthony Abbot’s Church, and was later elected to be Director of the Gozitan Diocese Press called Gozo Press, a role he occupied till 2013. He was then ordered a Canon at the Basilica of the Nativity of Our Lady, Xagħra in the year 2000. He taught at the Bishop’s Conservatory Secondary School and is currently teaching at the Minor Seminary in Gozo.