Pastors

Pastors

Fr Brian Gialanzè
Parish Priest 

Born on 30 January 1974, from the parish of St Peter in Chains Birzebbuga, Fr Gialanzè studied at the Archbishop’s Seminary in Tal-Virtù in Rabat and pursued a degree in philosophy and theology within the Faculty of Theology at the University of Malta. He also holds a Licentiate in Pastoral Theology. At present he is pursuing further studies in sociology. He also forms part of the presidium of the Colloquium of European Parishes. Involved in evangelization through clowning and puppetry.

Fr Brian was ordained priest on 1 July 2014. Over the years he has served as a deacon and priest at the Paola Parish Church (2013-2014); deputy parish priest at ─Žal Qormi’s St Sebastian Parish Church (2015-2017); chaplain at St Ignatius College (2015-2017); and parish priest at Kalkara Parish Church (2017-2024).

 

Fr Osmar Baldacchino
Assistant Parish Priest 

Fr Osmar Baldacchino was born on the 14th of December 1994 and comes from the parish of St Nicholas of Bari, Siggiewi. He received his primary education at Patri Guzè Delia primary school, Siggiewi, and his secondary and post-secondary education at St Aloysius College. He continued his studies at the Faculty of Theology where he obtained his Bachelor of Sacred Theology and also his Licentiate in Pastoral Theology.    

Fr Osmar was ordained to the priesthood on the 29th of June 2020. He was assigned as a deacon in St Sebastian Parish, Hal Qormi, where eventually he served as a priest for a year and a half. 

Currently, he is also a chaplain in two secondary state schools in Malta and he helps in the Pastoral Liturgy and Biblical Commission at the Curia.