Emmanuel Camilleri, SDB

Emmanuel Camilleri, SDB

Vice-Director, Professor

Professional Bio:

  • First vows: September 8, 1999
  • Priestly Ordination: July 1, 2007

Before joining the Salesian, Fr. Manuel taught for many years at the Jesuit College in Malta. On entering the Salesians, he served as a catechist, Oratory director, teacher, and confessor. He taught at Savio College and St. Patrick’s School, in Malta. After receiving his doctoral degree in sacred theology at the Salesian Pontifical University in Rome, he came to Don Bosco hall to serve on the formation team as a professor for the Institute of Salesian Studies. Since joining the Salesians, Fr. Manuel has been interested in the field of Spirituality, especially spiritual direction, and accompaniment. 

I have promised God that I would give till the last breath of my life for you.

Don Bosco Saint, Founder

Research Interests

Spiritual direction and accompaniment in the life and writings of Don Bosco


  • “Characteristic Traits of the Spiritual Accompaniment of the Young: As an integral part of the educational system of Don Bosco,” Journal of Salesian Studies 17, No. 1 (2016), 83-126.


STD: Salesian Pontifical University (Rome)
MA in Spiritual Theology: University of Malta
MA in Holistic Development in Pastoral Ministry: All Hallows College (Dublin)
STB: Salesian Pontifical University (Rome)
BA in Philosophy: University of Malta


Contact Fr. Manuel