The Master of the Order, fr Bruno Cadore has appointed fr Juan Luis Mediavilla Garca as the Syndic of the Order. He is a son of the Province of Hispania and he succeeds fr Hilario Provecho who has just concluded his term.
He was born in 1961 at Asturias, Spain. He received the habit in Caleruega in 1979, made his profession of vows in 1980 and was ordained to the priesthood in 1989. His first assignment was in the community of La Virgen del Camino at Len, Spain
He has a Licenciate in Theology from the Pontifical University of Salamanca and Pedagogy from the Complutense University of Madrid. He also has a Masters in Counselling with a focus on Family Counselling, he is an expert in Family Mediation.
He has been involved in the pastoral ministry in the parishes of Vigo, Olivar at Madrid, Oviedo and the Shrine of Virgen del Camino at Len. He worked at the Colegio de Atocha, Madrid and as the Director of the Colegio de La Felguera en Asturias. He worked in the family counselling center at Valladolid for 10 years.
In his province, he served as a member of the formation team of the Pre-novitiate at Valladolid and of Theology Students at Salamanca. He was a member of the provincial council, Economic council, assistant syndic of the province and member of the Board of Spem Miram. He has been superior and prior of several communities.
(11 July 2017)