Holy Mass of thanksgiving at St John’s co-Cathedral
His Eminence Mario, Cardinal Grech was the main celebrant in a thanksgiving Mass at St John’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta on Wednesday 9th December.
Cardinal Grech is the third Cardinal in Maltese history and has been assigned to the titular Basilica of Saint Cosmas and Damian in Rome.
The Metropolitan Archbishop of Malta Mgr Charles Scicluna, Apostolic Nuncio Alessandro D’Errico, auxiliary bishop Joseph Galea-Curmi, bishop emeritus Pawlu Darmanin OFM Cap, vicar general of the Gozo diocese Mgr Tarcisio Camilleri, the provincial of religious orders and other priests concelebrated.
The congregation was led by the President of Malta, H.E. Dr George Vella and Mrs Miriam Vella.
The President of the Maltese Association, H.E. Marchesino Daniel de Petri Testaferrata, and the Chancellor, Dr. Michael Grech accompanied by the Association’s two Professed members – the Ven. Bailiff Fra’ John E. Critien and Fra’ Francis Vassallo, were invited to attend Holy Mass.