- 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.