A strong delegation from the Grand Commandery of the Castello in Malta attended the Ecumenical Service held at the Collegiate Church and Basilica of the Nativity of Our Lady, in the historical and fortified city of Senglea. The service, led by the Archbishop of Malta Mons Charles J Scicluna, was held under the auspices of Christians Together in Malta and the Diocesan Ecumenical Commission.
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Wearing the Grand Commandery’s official tie and scarf respectively, and led by the Commander Chev Carmel Bonello KCLJ, SCrLJ, confreres and consoeurs actively participated in the Service. The Insignia Officer, Confrere Giovanni Navarro, who also lives in Senglea, delivered the First Reading. This was the Grand Commandery’s first activity for 2018 and the third consecutive year that the Grand Commandery took part in this Ecumenical Service for Christians in Malta.
Following the Service, GCC Members attended a light reception hosted by the Senglea Parish Priest, where they had the opportunity to speak to other Christians about our Order and Grand Commandery.
Afterwards, the Grand Commandery of the Castello delegation proceeded to a seafront restaurant on the Senglea Waterfront where over dinner everyone enjoyed the atmosphere of true fellowship.