Canon Gwann Sultana appointed new Parish Priest in Zebbug, Gozo
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Having accepted the resignation of Canon Reuben Micallef as Archpriest of the Parish of the Assumption, in Zebbug, Gozo, the Bishop of Gozo Mgr Mario Grech, has appointed Canon Gwann Sultana SThB, of the Parish of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary in Xaghra, as the new Parish Priest.
Father Gwann Sultana was born in Xaghra on the 26th of May 1971. After completing his studies at the Gozo Seminary, he was ordained a priest on the 21st of June 1996.
He began his pastoral work in the Parish of Santa Lucija in Rome, and studied at the Salesian Pontifical University. From 1998 he had the pastoral care of the Church of Saint Anthony the Abbot in Xaghra.
In 2000 he was appointed Director of the Gozo Press, the Gozo Diocese press, a post he occupied until 2013.
He was appointed a Canon of the Collegiate of Maria Bambina in Xaghra in 2000. He taught at the Bishop’s Conservatory Secondary School and currently is a teacher in the Minor Seminary in Gozo.
Photograph: Canon Gwann Sultana SThB