WATCH: Children pull car at installment ceremony of new Archpriest in Żebbuġ
In Gozo, Żebbuġ parish on Sunday had a new Archpriest after Canon Ġwann Sultana officially took over the parishioners’ pastoral needs.
He was driven to the Parish Church in a Porsche Boxster car, which was pulled by various children.
Canon Ġwann Sultana was appointed Archpriest of Żebbuġ by Gozo bishop Mario Grech after the resignation of Can. Reuben Micallef.
Dun Ġwann Sultana, who was born in Xagħra Gozo, was ordained priest in June 1996 and started his pastoral work at the Santa Lucia parish in Rome and studied in the Salesian Pontifical University.
Since 1998 he took care of the pastoral needs of the community at the Sant’Anton Abbati church in Xagħra, was later appointed director of the Gozo diocese press and appointed Canon of the Marija Bambina Collegiate at Xagħra in 2000. He is currently a lecturer at the Minor Seminary in Gozo.