Mass to celebrate anniversary of Mother Maria Teresa Spinelli
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A Mass was held on Saturday, celebrated by the Bishop of Gozo Mgr Mario Grech, to celebrate the first anniversary since Mother Maria Teresa Spinelli, founder of Augustinian Sisters Servants of Jesus and Mary, was declared venerable by Pope Francis.
The Bishop said that Mother Maria Teresa Spinelli had in her heart education for children. Education for all, respect for individual differences and needs, and the importance of a holistic education.
The Augustinian Sisters Servants of Jesus and Mary have been in the Gozo Diocese for the last 71 years. Their presence is very much appreciated by the parish community of Ghajnsielem, the Bishop said.