Canon Dun Frangisk Briffa (1862 – 1908):
A short period as Archpriest
Frangisk was born in
Archpriest Briffa was renowned as a preacher whose sermons reached people in all walks of life. He saw to it that the parish had enough confessors and he himself used to spend a long time in the confessionary. The poor and the sick knew that he was always there to help them in their needs. When a child became an orphan he did all he could to find a place in an institution.
In the church he continued the covering of the floor and of the pilasters with marble, a feat which was started by his predecessor Arch priest Tagliaferro.
Arch priest Briffa because very ill
at a very young age and was always very poorly. He succumbed to his illness on