The brothers of the English Province started their Provincial Chapter yesterday, the 15th of April, 2012 and right on the first day of deliberations, they reelected their current provincial, fr. John Farrell for a second term. The reelection was instantly confirmed by the Master of the Order, fr. Bruno Cador. fr. Farrell was first elected on the 31st of March, 2008 for his first term, now he has been reelected for another 4 years.
fr. John Farrell was born on the 9th of November 1950. He made his first profession in 1973 and was ordained in 1978. He has a doctorate in systematic theology. He has taught in various seminaries and had many courses for lay pastoral training in Southwark, Westministe r, Hexham and Newcastle. Even as a provincial, he has continued to teach and he is also involved in retreat work and service training for priests and religious. From the curia, we wish him a successful second term in office