The 48th Provincial Chapter of the friars of Malta has reelected Fr Frans Micallef as the Prior Provincial of the Province of Malta for the second term. The Master of the Order, fr Bruno Cador has confirmed the election and fr Frans has accepted with the profession of faith.
Fr Frans was born in Rabat in 1948 and completed his education at the Seminary and the College of Philosophy and Theology of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rabat. In 1965 he made his first profession in the Order and was ordained a priest in 1971. He studied music after his ordination.
He has served in various capacities in his province: Socius of the Provincial, Master of Students, Financial Administrator of the Province, Prior of the Convent in Rabat, Rector of St Albert the Great College and Parish Priest of Porto Salvo Parish in Valletta where he set up a community radio station called Radio Xeb-er-Ras.
(15 June 2017)