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Chronicles of Mgr Scicluna’s life...

  • A bishop is born... Charles Scicluna is born in Toronto on May 15, 1959. His proud mother looks on protectively at her bundle of joy in the nurse’s hands.

    A bishop is born... Charles Scicluna is born in Toronto on May 15, 1959. His proud mother looks on protectively at her bundle of joy in the nurse’s hands.

  • Baby Charles when he was just a year old.

    Baby Charles when he was just a year old.

  • Leading the way... A young Charles leads his siblings as they play on the roof of their Qormi roof circa 1967.

    Leading the way... A young Charles leads his siblings as they play on the roof of their Qormi roof circa 1967.

  • Charles had no idea how to hold a hammer, but he always had his head buried in a book and here he is seen receiving a prize during his primary school year.

    Charles had no idea how to hold a hammer, but he always had his head buried in a book and here he is seen receiving a prize during his primary school year.

  • Always a bright spark, the young Charles was awarded a scholarship in 1975 after he completed Sixth Form in one year instead of two.

    Always a bright spark, the young Charles was awarded a scholarship in 1975 after he completed Sixth Form in one year instead of two.

  • Charles (fourth from left standing) with his notary public classmates at the University of Malta.

    Charles (fourth from left standing) with his notary public classmates at the University of Malta.

  • Celebrating his graduation with cake and champagne at home.

    Celebrating his graduation with cake and champagne at home.

  • He embraces former Archbishop Joseph Mercieca, while the late Auxiliary Bishop Annetto Depasquale (right) watches on during Mass to celebrate Mgr Scicluna’s 25th anniversary from becoming a priest.

    He embraces former Archbishop Joseph Mercieca, while the late Auxiliary Bishop Annetto Depasquale (right) watches on during Mass to celebrate Mgr Scicluna’s 25th anniversary from becoming a priest.

  • After a year working at the drydocks as part of his formation, Charles Scicluna returns to celebrate Mass after he became a priest.

    After a year working at the drydocks as part of his formation, Charles Scicluna returns to celebrate Mass after he became a priest.

  • With Pope John Paul II as the then Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger looks on.

    With Pope John Paul II as the then Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger looks on.

  • The first person he told about his appointment as Auxiliary Bishop was his mother. Here he is warmly holding her face on his arrival from Rome when the news broke.

    The first person he told about his appointment as Auxiliary Bishop was his mother. Here he is warmly holding her face on his arrival from Rome when the news broke.

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