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Appointment of Provincial – Province of West Central Europe

12/11/2012: Netherlands

Br Emili Turú and his Council, after studying the results of the sondage held in the   province,have decided to appoint Br Brendan Geary, as provincial of West Central Europe for another three-year term, which will begin during the holding of t.he nextProvincial Chapter.

Br Superior General and his Council are grateful for Br Brendan’s openness and readiness to continue his service to the Institute in the mission of Provincial. They declare that the results of the sondage show clearly that he enjoys broad support among the Brothers of theProvince. And they congratulate all the Brothers for their active participation in the survey, and their generosity and dedication in the service of the   Province of West Central Europe.

Some brief data about Brother Brendan: he has been especially concerned for Marist life in the provincial government, and possesses ample experience of Marist religious life in Great Britain, the Cameroons and the United States. His apostolic work with the staff and seminarians of Ushaw College, Durham, has allowed him to acquire a wide range of experience in teamwork.

He is part of the CEM (European Marist Conference), taking an active part in meetings and in the activities it promotes.

The General Council in its session of 4 December 2009, appointed him Provincial Superior of the Province of West Central Europe for three years, beginning on 13 February 2010. Brother Brendan replaced Br. Joe Mc Kee, who had been elected  Vicar General by the 21st General Chapter.

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