OPENING OF DOMINICAN CHAPTER - ELECTION OF DOMINICAN LEADER

A moment of reflection and vision for the future 

The 48th Provincial Chapter of the Maltese Dominican Friars opened on Friday 9 June with a Mass of the Holy Spirit led Provincial Fr. Frans Micallef OP.  The Mass was held at the Church of Our Lady of the Grotto, Rabat together with other Kapitular Fathers and brothers of the Province.  During the Chapter the new Provincial is chosen and proposals and activities of the Maltese Dominican Province are planned for the next four years. 

NEW DOMINICAN LEADER 

Fr Frans Micallef OP was re-elected Provincial of the Maltese Dominican Friars during the 48th Provincial Chapter of the Maltese Dominican Province which is taking place in the Dominican Convent in Rabat. 

Fr Frans Micallef OP was born in Rabat in 1948 and completed his education at the Seminary and the College of Philosophical Theology St. Thomas D'Aquinas.  In September 1965 he professed and was ordained a priest in March 1971.  He graduated in music and served on several offices of the Province as a Master of Students, Prior of the Rabat Convent, Financial Administrator, Rector of St. Albert the Great College for the past sixteen years and Parish Priest of Porto Salvo parish in Valletta where he also set up a radio station - Radio Xeb-er-Ras.  In 2013 he was chosen provincial for the first time.

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