Born in 1975. Carmelite as from 1992. Ordained to the priesthood in 2001. Ministering mainly in formation, spiritual direction, lecturing, retreats and talks.
Short Academic Biography
Graduated in Philosophy and History of Art (B.A.) in 1997 from the University of Malta. In 2000 graduated in Sacred Theology (S.Th.B.) and in 2002 pursued a Licentiate in Pastoral Theology (S.Th.L.) with the dissertation “Carmel: A Spirituality of Beauty.” In 2004, from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, obtained a Diploma in the Interdisciplinary Course for Formators (CIFS) and in 2007 completed the Doctorate in Spiritual Theology (S.Th.D.), with the thesis, “Union with God as Transformation in Beauty. A Literary-Spiritual Analysis of the Colloquies of Santa Maria Maddalena de’ Pazzi (1566-1607).”
Lecturing, as member of the Moral Theology Department, in Spiritual Theology, Consecrated Life, Spiritual Direction and Gender Spiritualities. Regularly delivering also talks locally and abroad in Spiritual Theology. Member of the Centro Studi Internazionale S. Maria Maddalena – Firenze (CISMAF), Executive Director of The Carmelite Institute Malta, member of the Għaqda tal-Malti – Università, and Research Fellow at the Bloemfontain Free State University.