The Master of the Order, fr Bruno Cador has confirmed the election of fr Naveen Saldanha as the new Prior Provincial of the Province of India. Fr Naveen has since accepted the election by making the profession of faith. He succeeds fr John Kusumalayam who has just concluded his tenure.
Fr Naveen was born in 1972. He entered the Order and made his first profession in 1992. He was ordained to the priesthood in 2000. He has a Licentiate in Sacred Theology and also in Formation.
At the time of his election, he was assigned to the Convent of St Dominic at Nagpur as the Master of Students. He was also a member of the teaching staff at St Charles Seminary, Nagpur and a member of the Provincial Council.

(25 September 2016)