Fr. George Aquilina OFM

April 15th, 2010 @ 10:01 |

George Aquilina is a Franciscan Friar Minor from Malta. He was born in 1939 and entered the Franciscan Province of Malta in 1955. He was ordained priest in 1964.

Main publications:

Marco da Viterbo (1304-1369 Ministro Generale dei Frati Minori, Cardinale e Nunzio Apostolico, Roma 1971. L-Ispiritwalità Franġiskana, Malta 1982.

‘The Maltese Franciscans and Marian Devotions in the 17th. and 18th. Centuries, in Marian Devotion in the Islands of St Paul, (V. Borg, ed.) Malta 1983.

Il-Moviment Franġiskan, Malta 1984.

Il-Ġimgħa l-Kbira tal-Belt, Malta 1986

‘Una Devozione Nazionale a Malta per il Crocefisso di Frate Umile’, in Frate Umile da Petralia, (Atti del Convegno, Mojo Alcantara 20/21- XI- 1985, S. Agati-S. Nibali, edd.), Catania 1987, 81-88.

Catalogue of the Records of the Order of St John of Jerusalem, Vol. II, Part 8, Malta 1991. ‘Les Hospitaliers à Malte (1530-1798), in L’Ordre de Malte dans les Pays-Bas Méridionaux (XIIe-XVIIIe Siécles, (in French an in Flemish)1993, 31-40.

‘The Carmelites, the Oratorians and the Nuns in Birgu’, in Birgu the Maritime City, (L. Bugeja, et al., edd.), Malta 1993.

The Origin of Franciscanism in Late Medieval Malta, in conjunction with S. Fiorini, Malta 1994.

‘Organs and Organ-Builders in 17th. to 19th. Century Malta’, in Old Oragns in Malta and Gozo. A collection of studies., (H. Agius-L. Buono, edd.), Malta 1999, 133-168.

Il-Franġiskani f’Għajnsielem. Il-Knisja u l-Kunvent ta’ S. Antnin, 100 sena ta’ storja, Malta 2000.

Il-Qaddejja ta’ Alla Madre Margerita De Brincat: Evanġelizzatriċi ta’ l-Imħabba, (in Maltese, English, Italian), Malta 2000.

Documentary Sources of Maltese History,Part IV, Documents at the Vatican, Visita Apostolica di Mons. P. Dusina, (inconjunction with S. Fiorini), Malta 2001.

San Ġorġ Martri ta’ Kristu. Tagħrif storiku. Malta 2003.

‘San Giorgio, il Santo della Palestina’ in San Giorgio e il Mediterraneo, (Atti del II Colloquio internazionale per il XVII Centenario, Roma, 28-30 nov. 2003, G. de’ Giovanni-Centelled ed.), Citta’ del Vaticano 2004, 21-40.

Is-Sorijiet Ġerosolimitani: Il-Knisja u l-Monasteru ta’ SantUrsola, Valletta, Malta 2004 (transtaled in Italian 2005).

Documentary Sources of Maltese History, Part IV, Documents at the Vatican, Cancelleria Apostolica and related sources at the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, 417-1479, (in conjunction with S. Fiorini), Malta 2005.

The full clause explaining the “et coetera” abbreviation in two manuscripts of the National Library of Malta, Malta 2005.

Fra Diego Bonanno OFM. Fran?iskan li ?aseb fil-fqir, Malta 2006. ‘Le Arti Figurative nelle relazioni conventuali tra Sicilia e Malta, in Sicilia e Malta Le Isole del Grand Tour, R. Bondin – F. Pantano, edd.), Malta 2007, 125-133.

‘Malta e il Conte Ruggero. La Liturgia dopo la Conquista Normanna per un nuovo Status Quaestionis’, in Ruggero I Gran Conte di Sicilia 1101-2001, (Atti del Congresso internazionale di studi per il IX Centenario , Troina 29 sett.- 2 Dic. 2001, G. de’ Giovanni-Centelles, ed.), Roma 2007, 25-33.