Participants of the General Chapter

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Br. Juan Felipe Castro Leñero

Born: Ciudad de México, Mexico (24/08/1950)
Living in: Bangkok, Thailand
Province: Asia (From Central Mexico)
Juan Felipe  Castro Leñero

Br. Juan Felipe Castro Leñero was born on August 23, 1950 in the city of Mexico.  

He entered the Juniorate of Santiago de Queretaro on January 6, 1963 and made his first profession in Morelia, Michoacan, on December 8, 1969.

He was sent on mission to Korea in 1972 and made his perpetual profession on March 19, 1974, on the feast of Saint Joseph.  

He has worked in Korea in different apostolates for the young people, as well as for formation of religious and Master of Novices.

He is member of Ad Gentes since 2008 and since 20ll he works in the Marist District of Asia (MDA).

He was named Superior of the Marist District of Asia (MDA) in 2013 and for a second mandate of three years since July 2016 until July 2019.

At present he lives in Bangkok, Thailand.

It's not my sentence, it's from Pope Francis, but it seems to me that it encloses what I would like to convey to the Chapter and the future of the Institute: ‘Rise up, look, hope and dream.’