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Website: www.ohsjd.org PRIOR GENERAL Br. JESÚS ETAYO ARRONDO, priestBrother Jesús Etayo Arrondo was born on May 26, 1958, at Fustiñana, Navarre (Spain), and was baptised when he was three days’ old, and confirmed in June 1966.After leaving the Zaragoza Apostolic School he began his Postulancy in September 1974 at Sant Boi de Llobregat (Barcelona). He moved to the Novitiate at Carabanchel Alto (Madrid) in September 1975 and made his temporary vows on September 29, 1977. On October 12, 1983 he made his solemn profession and on September 21, 1985 he was ordained priest in his home town.He obtained his nursing diploma in Barcelona in 1980. He studied Theology, specialising in Consecrated Life, in Zaragoza and Madrid (1980-1988). He completed his postgraduate studies in the Pastoral Care of the Sick in Barcelona (2002) and was awarded the European Master of Bioethics degree (2004) from the Instituto Borja in Barcelona of Ramón Llull University.He exercised hospitality as Formation Master at the Apostolic School, with responsibility for the Prepostulancy, and as Master of Novices and Scholastics. He worked in the field of Social and Health Pastoral Care with people with neurologically and psychological impairments, and with the elderly, in Madrid; with marginalised people in the Barcelona Shelter, with immigrants at Sant Vicenç del Horts (Barcelona), in mental health care at Sant Boi de Llobregat (Barcelona), and in a prison in Barcelona.He served in the field of animation and governance as Provincial Councillor with responsibility for Social and Health Pastoral Care, Bioethics, Voluntary Service, Formation, and Lifestyle in various periods, and as Provincial Superior from 1995 to 2001.He attended several General Chapters: on October 16, 2006, at the LXVI General Chapter he was elected Second General Councillor with responsibility for Bioethics and the Formation of the Brothers and Formation in the Provinces of Spain, Portugal and France.On November 1, 2012 he was elected Superior General of the Order at the LXVIII General Chapter celebrated in Fatima (Portugal).
Born in Vic (Barcelona - Spain), on 3 June 1961. He made his temporary profession on 29 September 1984 and his solemn profession on 23 September 1989. Provincial of Aragon from 2001 to 2007. Elected General Councilor on 29 January 2019 during the Chapter General of Rome, Italy.
Nameday: July 26th
Born in Savé (Zou - Benin), on 10 April 1971. He made his temporary profession on 15 August 1997 and his solemn profession on 25 May 2003. Elected 4th General Councilor from 2012 to 2019 during the General Chapter of Fatima, Portugal. Elected General Councilor on 29 January 2019 during the General Chapter of Rome, Italy.
Nameday: May 17th
Born in Sardoal Santarém (Portugal) on 10 February 1961. He made his temporary profession on 9 October 1983 and his solemn profession on 8 December 1988. Provincial of Portugal from 2007 to 2014. Elected General Councilor on 29 January 2019 during the General Chapter of Rome Italy.
Name day: 10 February
Born in Newcastle (Australia) on 5 September 1954. He made his temporary profession on 31 August 1975 and his solemn profession on 6 September 1981. Provincial of Australia from 1992 to 1998. Appointed Regional Delegate for Asia-Pacific and North America since 2012 to 2019. Elected General Councilor on 29 January 2019 during the General Chapter of Rome, Italy.
Nameday: March 19
Born in Sopetran (Antioquia - Colombia) on 7 May 1972. He made his temporary profession on 8 December 2006 and his solemn profession on 8 December 2011. Ordained priest on 26 October 2014. Elected General Councilor on 29 January 2019 during the General Chapter of Rome, Italy.
Nameday: 7 May
Born in Mattakkara (India) on January 30, 1959. He made his temporary profession on February 2, 1978 and solemn profession on August 25, 1985. Elected 5th General Councilor from 2000 to 2006 in the General Chapter held in Granada, Spain; elected 3rd General Councilor from 2006 to 2012 at the General Chapter held in Rome, Italy. Elected General Councilor on 29 January 2019 during the General Chapter of Rome, Italy.
Nameday: September 27th
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