Sacred ordination in Gozo to be celebrated on 19th June

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

On Friday, 19th June the Apostolic Administrator of Gozo, Bishop Mario Grech will lead the sacred ordination of Mario Mercieca as a Presbyter, Andrew Grima and Fra Etienne Gilson as Deacon.

The ceremony will take place on the parvis of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Blessed Virgin of Ta’ Pinu at 5:30pm.

In a press statement, the Diocese of Gozo said that due to the coronavirus situation the celebration will be limited to the people who receive the invitation and therefore the general public is invited to follow the ceremony which will be broadcasted live and streamed live on youtube and the Facebook page of the Diocese of Gozo.

As a preparation for the sacred ordination, a prayer vigil will be held on Wednesday 17th June at 8:00 pm at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Major Seminary Chapel.

The prayer vigil will be streamed live on the social media of the Diocese of Gozo.