Bishop Emeritus, Mgr Paul Darmanin passes away.

Id-Dar tal-Providenza has extended its condolences for the death of Bishop Emeritus, Mgr Paul Darmanin of the Order of the Capuchin Franciscans at the age of 82 whose  passing away was announced today. He was Bishop of the Garissa Diocese in Kenya between 1984 and 2015 after which he returned to Malta and lived in the Order’s convent in Floriana.

On July 6th 2016, Bishop Darmanin paid a visit to id-Dar tal-Providenza where he met the residents of the Home and prayed on the grave of Mgr Mikiel Azzopardi. He celebrated mass at the Home’s chapel and in a short address he expressed his joy of visiting the Home for the first time and sharing for a while the life of those living and working at id-Dar tal-Providenza.