Fr Yimmy Caballero Sures was elected the Prior Vice-Provincial of the Vice Province of Bolivia on the 25th of January 2017, the feast of the conversion of Saint Paul and the election has been confirmed by the Master of the Order, fr Bruno Cador.
Fr Yimmy was born in 1980 in Comarapa, Santa Cruz, Bolivia. He entered the Order in 1998 at the time Bolivia was a Vicariate of the Province of Teutonia. He had his novitiate in Chiquinquir, in the Province of San Luis Bertrn of Colombia and made his first profession in 2002. He studied Philosophy and Theology at the Bolivian Catholic University and obtained a degree in Theology. He graduated in Civil Law from the Universidad Domingo Savio. He was ordained a priest in 2007.
He held the position of parochial vicar of the Immaculate Conception Parish of Comarapa from 2007 to 2010. Since 2011 he has served as parish vicar of the Parish of Santo Domingo de Santa Cruz. When the Convent of Santo Domingo was founded in 2012, he was chosen as the first Prior, and later re-elected for a second term.
He has been a member of the Vice-provincial Council and he is also a Judge of the ecclesiastical court of the Archdiocese of Santa Cruz.
(31 January 2017)