Villa Papa Giovanni

1971 saw the start of the building of a second Villa designed to accommodate fifty residents. This home, called Villa Papa Giovanni, was inaugurated by H.G. Mons Michael Gonzi Archbishop of Malta on 19 March 1974. The Villa included a chapel, a hydro theraputic pool, two courtyards, a gymnasium, activity rooms and administrative offices. The building was designed by architect Mr Aurthur Cutugno. To-day it houses four distinct flats: Anġlu Kustodju, Warda, Sant’Antnin and Livia. Unfortunately the hydro theraputic pool is no longer functioning however, the present administration is working to re build it.

In 2002 on the left hand side of the chapel a Museum in commemoration of Mgr Azzopardi was inuagurated by H.G. Mgr Joseph Mercieca Archsbishop of Malta.

The chapel was refurbished in 2005 under the supervison of Architect Dr Conrad Thake. Stained glass designed by artist Luciano Micallef replaced the old chapel window while a crucifix by sculpter Mr Anton Agius adornes the chapel. In 2012 the window panes of the chapel doors were replaced by four fused glass window panes designed and manufactured also by Mr Luciano Micallef.