Gathered in the Convent of the Immaculate Conception in Olomouc, east of the Czech Republic, the capitular friars of the Province of Bohemia re-elected fr Benedikt Tom Mohelnk as their Prior Provincial for the next 4years. His election has been confirmed by the Master of the Order and he has in turn accepted the election.
Fr Benedikt, who was born in 1970, entered the Order in 1989 and made his first religious profession of vows the following year. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1995. He is a Systematic Theologian and teaches at the Trappist Monastery at Novm Dvore. He is also an Assistant Professor at the Department of Systematic Theology at the Catholic Theological Faculty (KTF UK), Prague. He has authored numerous textbooks, articles and translations of scientific texts.
(30 January 2014)