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22 January 2017

Father General visits Latin America

On Saturday, January 7th, Father General left Rome heading for São Paulo, Brazil, to participate in the Chapter of the Province of Southeastern Brazil. The Chapter was celebrated from January 9th through 13th in São Roque. He was also able to meet with the Council of Associations of Brazil’s Discalced Carmelite nuns’ monasteries.

On the 15th he traveled to Buenos Aires, Argentina, and presided over the Delegation’s Chapter, which was celebrated from the 16th to the 20th.

The last leg of his visit to Latin America will be between Paraguay and Uruguay, after crossing La Plata River, making a fraternal visit to our brothers, and participating in a Plenary Council from January 31st to February 2nd. He will be accompanied by the Iberian Provincial, Father Miguel Márquez Calle; the Vicariate of Bolivia – Paraguay – Uruguay is a dependency of the Iberian Province.

Father Saverio’s return to Rome is scheduled for February 5th. We commend these journeys and works to our good God.

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