New parish priest for Swatar
Fr Carm Busuttil has been appointed the new parish priest of Swatar.
Fr Busuttil was born in Birkirkara in 1947. He served as an assistant parish priest of St. Joseph the Worker, Birkirkara, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Gżira, Immaculate Conception, Ħamrun and the parish of St. Helen in Birkirkara where he was appointed as a Canonical priest on 8th May 1986. As part of his pastoral work he also served as a religious counsellor in state owned primary schools.
Fr Carm also served in Swatar, even before this locality was declared a parish in December 2009, after which he was appointed assistant parish priest.
The number of parishioners in Swatar is around 5,100 gathered in 1,500 families.