Episcopal Vicar for Diaconia
Mgr Charles Cordina
The role of the Episcopal Vicar for Diaconia is to oversee and coordinate the Church’s social works.
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Mgr Alfred Vella, Director
Telephone: 2124 0255, 2123 2545
The role of Mgr Alfred Vella, as director of ‘Malta Emigrants’ Commission’, is to coordinate all pastoral care with all people on the move and itinerant persons.
Anthony Gatt, Director
The role of the Director of Caritas services is to oversee Caritas’ various social operations including residential services, community services for drug rehabilitation, the protection of the socially vulnerable including old people (HelpAge), research and development, and other support and professional help to several families and individuals which find themselves in difficulty.
Yvonne Mallia, Director
The role of the director for Children’s Homes is to coordinate the operation in Children’s Institutes and to ensure the residents’ holistic development.
Church Homes for the Elderly
André Vassallo Grant, Director
The Church in Malta considers care for the elderly as one of its main pastoral duties. This it achieves by means of the Homes for the Elderly managed by Congregations, Groups and the Central Administration. Within these Homes, the Church in Malta cares for approximately 720 elderly persons.
Homes for Persons with Disabilities
Fr Martin Micallef, Director
The role of the Director of Dar tal-Providenza is to promote the aim for which Dar tal-Providenza was founded by Mgr Mikiel Azzopardi, offering residential services to people with disabilities while empowering them to believe in themselves in a family-like environment and to enhance their abilities so that they can fully participate in society.