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Br Hipólito Pérez Gómez



New provincial of América Central

13/11/2017: Guatemala

The General Council has appointed Brother Hipólito Pérez Gómez as the new superior of the América Central province. 

He will replace Brother Luis Carlos Gutiérrez, who was elected as vicar general during the last General Chapter. Brother Hipólito will begin his term during the provincial chapter, which will be held from Dec. 9 – 14 in Guatemala.

Brother Hipólito Pérez Gómez born in 1965 in Dueñas (Palencia) in Spain. He began his journey in the Institute in the seminary of Miranda de Ebro. After the novitiate in Venta de Baños, he made the first profession in 1984. The same year he left for Central America. He completed his theological and professional studies in Guatemala.

He worked in the different countries of the Province, as an educator, animator of pastoral work, formator as well as in the area of accompaniment of the life of the Brothers.

From 2004 to 2007 he was a formator and master of novices in the Interprovincial Novitiate of Medellin, Colombia. He was also provincial of América Central between 2008 and 2013. Then, in 2015, he was appointed deputy director of the Brothers Today secretariat at the general administration.

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