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In today’s world we are very much aware that people with learning disabilities, as baptized members of our Church, have spiritual rights and spiritual needs. How to respond to these needs has been something, we at id-Dar tal-Providenza, have tried to address consistently over the years. In 2004 Dar tal-Providenza started to use the method […]


Monsignor Michael Azzopardi, Ecclesiastical Assistant General of The Malta Catholic Action had, for some time, nursed a ‘dream’ that would help improve the quality of life of people with disabilities who for one reason or another could not stay any longer with their parents. On the 12th September 1965 he aired his idea during a […]


Fr Martin Micallef, son of John Micallef and Jane nee Bugeja was born in Luqa on the 10th November 1967. He studied at Luqa Primary School, the Minor Seminary New Lyceum and the University of Malta where he obtained a Bachelor Degree in Philosophy and Theology and a Licentiate in Pastoral Theology. In September 1987, […]

H.L. MGR. Charles J. Scicluna visits Id-Dar Tal-Providenza

H.L. Mgr. Charles J. Scicluna, Auxiliary Bishop and Vicar General of the Diocese of Malta was given a warm welcome by the residents and staff of id-Dar tal-Providenza. He found time to meet all the residents that were gathered in the St Paul’s Hall as well as their support workers and ability promoters. Fr Martin […]