Fr Aldo Tarquini is the new Provincial of the Province of St Catherine of Siena, Rome

Aldo Tarquini

The Capitular friars of the Province of St Catherine of Siena in Rome have elected fr Aldo Tarquini as their new Prior Provincial for the next four years. The Master of the Order, fr Bruno Cadoré has confirmed the election and fr Aldo has accepted.

Fr Aldo was born in Rome in 1941. After his novitiate year in 1960, he made his first religious profession of vows. At the completion of his initial institutional studies and formation, he was ordained to the priesthood in 1967. He studied theology further at the Pontifical University of St Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum) Rome.

For over twenty years, fr Aldo taught religion in various public high schools. He has been the Pastor of the Parish of San Marco and the Prior of the Priory of Santa Maria Novella both in Florence. Just before his election as Prior Provincial, he was the Pastor of the Parish of San Domenico di Fiesole in the Diocese of Fiesole, Florence.

Fr Aldo succeeds fr Daniele Cara who has just concluded his tenure as Prior Provincial.

(19 September 2013)