MARCELLE BARTOLO-ABELA is a first-generation Maltese-American consultant on the interface of multiculturalism, psychology, spirituality, and the political sphere. She has served as a mental health clinician in various hospital, community, and private practice settings in the Northeast of the United States (US) and Malta. She has also lectured and served as examiner on psychology and psychotherapy in the US, UK, and Malta. As a Catholic multiculturalist, Bartolo-Abela has advised faculty and program managers on the combined provision of multicultural psychology and spirituality services. She also provided advocacy on free speech rights regarding the well-funded legislative agenda First Malta Then the World. Educated at Springfield College, Middlesex University, and The Catholic University of America, Bartolo-Abela has written several books on Christian spirituality. She is also the founder of Hope and Life Press. Bartolo-Abela is a mid-level apprentice in Russian-Byzantine iconography. Some of her icons can be found in churches and private collections in the US, Italy, and Malta.