Presbyteral Ordination of Papàs Martin Zammit
June 11th 2017 was a great day for the Greek Catholic Church of Our Lady of Damascus, in Valletta. Οn that day, Deacon Martin Zammit received his presbyteral ordination in the church of St Nicholas of Myra, Merchants Str., Valletta. H.E. Mons Manuel Nin O.S.B. , Apostolic Exarch to Greece, and Titular Bishop of Carcabia, ordained Deacon Martin to the priesthood by the laying of hands and the invocation of the Holy Spirit. Also present for the ceremony were H.E. Mons. Charles Jude Scicluna, Archbishop of Malta, H. E. Mons. Paul Cremona O.P., Archbishop Emeritus, Archimandrite Mons. George Mifsud, Parish Priest of the Greek Catholic Church, a number of priests and monks who concelebrated at the Divine Liturgy, assisted by Rev. Sub-Deacon Dennis Mifsud. Members of the Zammit family and many friends attended the celebration.
Rev. Papàs Martin Zammit was ordained sub-deacon in 2014, and deacon in 2015. His presbyteral ordination crowns fifty years of faithful belonging to the Greek Catholic Church of Our Lady of Damascus. Papàs Martin was married to Gertrude in this Church in 1983. Their children, Stefan and Christine were also baptized here. Papàs Martin and Presvytera Gertrude are the grandparents of Laura and Paul. We wish Papàs Martin many years of fruitful service in the Greek Catholic parish of Malta. Άξιος!