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Br Óscar Martín Vicario, for a second term



Appointment of Provincial of the Province of Compostela

26/10/2012: Spain

BrotherSuperior General and his Council, after studying the results of the sondage in theProvince, have decided to reappoint Br ÓSCAR MARTÍN VICARIO as Provincial of Compostela for a second three year term. Br Óscar will begin this new term during the holding of the nextProvincial Chapter, in January 2013.

In his letter to the province, Br Emili Turú expressed gratitude for the openness and availability of Br Óscar, as well as for the Brothers’ participation in the sondage and the support they offered, together with the laity, to Br Oscar and the development and vitality of the province.

Brief biography: Br Óscar was born in Burgos, Spain, on 10 September 1966. He completed his first Marist studies in the Juniorates of Arévalo (Ávila) and Miraflores (Burgos). He did his postulancy, novitiate and scholasticate in Salamanca, where he made first profession (1986) and perpetual profession (1993).

He obtained his Diploma of Teaching and then a Licentiate in Spanish Philology, and later a Licentiate in Theology.

His work in the classroom and in youth ministry and animation took place in Segovia, Salamanca, Valladolid, and on the Pastoral Team of the Province.

He has been Vice-provincial and Co-ordinator of the Province’s Animation Team, working especially in the areas of shared mission, formation of youth animators and teachers, and the accompaniment of brothers and communities. He was appointed for his first three year term on 2 January 2010.

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