About don Bernard Francis Vella
Primary education at Sacred Heart Parish School and at the Marist Brothers.
Secondary schooling at St Patricks College in Cambridge Terrace.
Three years at Victoria University. Double degree in Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science.
Entered Marist Seminary at Greenmeadows in 1953.
Professed in the Society of Mary at the Highden Novitiate in Feb 1955 and was ordained at Sacred Heart Basilica (now the Cathedral) on 19 July 1959.