The Master of the Order, fr Bruno Cador has renewed the mandate of fr Javier Maria Pose as the Socius for Latin America and the Caribbean. He has just finished serving the normal term of 6 years and his mandate was renewed for another 3 years. He is from the Province of St Augustine in Argentina.
Born in Mendoza in 1965, fr Javier entered the Order in 1983. He made his first profession of religious vows in 1984 and was ordained to the priesthood in 1990. After his ordination, he studied Theology at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland.
He was the Prior of the Convent of the Most Holy Rosary at Tucumn and Provincial for two terms which all ended in 2007. He was first appointed as Socius in 2008. As the Socius of the Master for Latin America and the Caribbean, he is also the President of CIDALC (Conferencia Interprovincial de Dominicos de Amrica Latina y el Caribe), the umbrella body of all the provinces in Latin America and the Caribbean.
(26 February 2014)