The Master of the Order, fr Bruno Cador has appointed fr Benjamin Earl as the new Procurator General of the Order. He is from the Province of England and he succeeds fr Philippe Tox who has just concluded is tenure.
fr. Benjamin was born in 1974 in Canterbury, Kent. After studying Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Oxford, he entered the Order’s novitiate in Edinburgh in 1997. Following studies in Philosophy and Theology, he moved to S. Sabina in Rome to pursue studies in Canon Law while also assisting the then Procurators General.
Returning to Oxford in 2006, he served as Bursar of Blackfriars Hall, Lector in Canon Law and Provincial Bursar. In 2012, fr. Benjamin was appointed Parish Priest of St Cuthbert’s, Durham, Catholic Chaplain to Durham University, and Vicar of the Dominican Community there.
fr. Benjamin has served as convenor of the English Province’s Liturgy Commission and is a Judge of the Diocesan Tribunal of Hexham and Newcastle.
(31 October 2016)