The Master of the Order, fr Bruno Cador has appointed fr Orlando Rueda Acevedo as the new Socius for Apostolic Life. He is from the Province of Colombia and he succeeds fr Prakash Lohale.
fr. Orlando was born in Santander, Colombia in 1960. He entered the Order in 1983, studied Philosophy and Theology at the University of Santo Tomas in Bogota, Colombia and was ordained to the priesthood in 1990.
He has been the Prior of the following convents; Santo Domingo in Bogota (1992), San Jos in Bogota (1999), Most Holy Name of Jesus in Cali (2005) and Christ the King in Bucaramanga (2009). He was the Novice Master for Colombia, Bolivia, Ecuador and Venezuela (1994-1998), Rector of the University of Santo Tomas in Bucaramanga (2007-2010) and Lacordaire School in Cali (2003-2007). He was the Secretary General of the General Chapter of Bogota (2007) and the Prior Provincial of the Province of Colombia (2010-2014).
We wish all the best in his new assignment.
(24 November 2014)