Rev. Can. Dr Jesmond Manicaro
Doctorate in Sacred Liturgy – Pontifical University of St Anselm, Rome
Licentiate in Sacred Liturgy – Pontifical University of St Anselm, Rome
Licentiate in Sacred Theology – University of Malta
Bachelor of Sacred Theology – University of Malta
Ċertifikat fil-Qari tal-Provi bil-Malti – University of Malta
Rev. Can. Dr. Jesmond Manicaro obtained his Bachelor of Sacred Theology from the University of Malta in 1991. Afterward, he earned a Licentiate in Sacred Theology from the University of Malta and the Pontifical University of St. Anselm, Rome. His academic journey continued with the pursuit of a Doctorate in Sacred Theology at the Pontifical University of St. Anselm, Rome. This journey concluded in 2004 with a dissertation titled ‘Liturgical Renewal in the Maltese Islands: A Historical Study (1840-1963)’.
Rev. Can. Dr. Jesmond Manicaro serves in various roles within the Maltese Church. He is currently the Archbishop’s Delegate for Liturgy and Secretary of the Interdiocesan Liturgical Commission, roles that he has been serving since the turn of the millennium. Since 2011, he has been serving as the Chairperson of the Diocesan Liturgical Commission. He is also the Rector of the Resurrection Chapel at Ħal Tarxien and the Dean of the Collegiate Chapter of Cospicua. Between 2012 and 2014, he was Mgr. Charles J. Scicluna’s personal assistant.
Apart from his roles within the Maltese Church, Rev. Can. Dr. Jesmond Manicaro lectures at the University of Malta, where he currently holds the position of Senior Lecturer in Sacred Theology. Additionally, he is a member of the Faith Tourism Consultative Commission within the Ministry of Tourism.