Fr Louis-Marie ARIO-DURAND has been reappointed as the General Promoter of the Rosary by the Master of the Order, Fr Bruno Cador. He is from the Province of Toulouse.
He was born in Cholet (France), made profession in the Order in 1999 and was ordained to the priesthood in 2005. He was the Assistant Director General of the Rosary Pilgrimage for Youths for 3 years. He was the Regional Chaplain of the Rosary Groups of Midi-Pyrnes and Aude regions (2009-2012) and also the President of the Association of Marian Works (AOM). In October 2012, he was the preacher at the Rosary Pilgrimage to Lourdes. He is the author of the book titled, Marie ma bien aim and also the general editor of the official rosary website of the Order
He was first appointed the General Promoter of the Rosary in 2007 and his current appointment will be still December 2017. Through the intercession of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary, we wish him the best during his new term in office.