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Br. Wellington Mousinho de Medeiros is the new Provincial

11/08/2009: Brazil

Brother Wellington Mousinho de Medeiros has been appointed by Brother Superior General and his Council as the new Provincial of the Marist Province of Brasil Centro-Norte for a three year period from 2009-2012.
I am Wellington Mousinho de Medeiros. Born October 1947, in João Pessoa, Paraíba. Pertenezco in the Province of Brasil Centro-Norte. I am a former student of the Marist college Pío X. Entered the juniorate in 1963, the postulancy in 1964, the novitiate in 1965, and the scholasticate in 1966-67. I took perpetual vows in 1970, and stability in 1984.
I have licentiates in Theology, History, and Pedagogy (School Administration). I specialized in the Theology of the Religious Life at the “Lumen Vitae” Institute in Brussels , and in the Theology of Education in the Institute of Theology and Ministry of CELAM and the Universidad Javeriana (Bogotá – Colombia).
I worked in the houses of Marist formation – coordination of the juniorate and the scholasticate. Director of various Marist colleges and currently Director of “Marista de Maceió”. I was the first Vice-President of the Association of Catholic Education of Brazil, and President of the Associations of Catholic Education of various states of Brazil. . In the former Province of Brasil Norte I was provincial counsellor and responsible for the provincial coordination of Educational Ministry. In the present Province of Brasil Centro-Norte I carry out the function of provincial counsellor, Vice-President of the “Mantenedoras” (UBEE/UNBEC), and executive Director of the Management offices of Marketing and Education. In the last six years I have been part of the Continental Commission of the Marist Mission for America and the General Council’s “Management and Mission” subcommission.

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