Rev. Mark Scicluna OFMCap

Academic Qualifications

Licentiate in Safeguarding – Gregorian University, Rome


Rev. Mark Scicluna OFMCap joined the Maltese Capuchin Province in 2012 and was ordained a priest in May 2021. He studied theology and philosophy at undergraduate level and then pursued a Master in Theology at the University of Malta, with a thesis by the title of ‘Saint Francis’ Way of Beauty – Revisiting an experience for a renewed prophetic presence in the world’. To further his mission of safeguarding vulnerable individuals in the Church, he went on to earn a Licentiate in Safeguarding from Institute of Anthropology (IADC) within Gregorian University in Rome.

During his time in Rome, Rev. Mark Scicluna had the privilege of working with Dr Angela Rinaldi and wrote a thesis with the title of ‘Pastoral Supervision: Its Contribution to a Safer Church – A Maltese Perspective’. Upon returning to Malta, he was appointed as the Superior of the Capuchin Fraternity in Gozo. He continued to share his safeguarding knowledge at the University of Malta, within the Dioceses of Malta and Gozo, and among the Capuchin Order.