Archbishop Paul Cremona O.P. has appointed Can. Anton Galea Scannura as parish priest of Saint Peter in Chains parish in Birżebbuġa.

Born on 17th July 1973, Can. Anton Galea Scannura received his education at Stella Maris in Balzan, at Ħamrun’s Junior Lyceum, and at 6th Form in Msida. He continued his tertiary education at the Faculty of Theology (Philosophy & Theology), University of Malta.

Can. Anton Galea Scannura was ordained to the priesthood on the 17th July 1998 and served in parishes of Immaculate Conception in Ħamrun, St. Julians, Cospicua and from 2007, as parish priest in Kalkara.

The parish of Birżebbuġa has 10,532 parishioners comprising 3,200 families.