Nine young men will be ordained priests on Wednesday in a ceremony at St. Paul's Cathedral, Mdina.

The celebration will be led by Archbishop Paul Cremona.

The nine seminarians to be ordained priests are:

Deo Debono OSA, Stefan Galea (Naxxar), Mark Ellul (St Sebastjan, Qormi); Emmanuel Schembri (Christ the King, Paola), Mario Sant OFM Conv., Blake Camilleri (Balzan), Josef Briffa SJ, Marc Andrè Camilleri (Lija) and Noel Borg (St Helen, Birkirkara).

In a joint statement, the men urged the faithful to pray for them.

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