RMG – New Provincial of Myanmar appointed: Fr Bosco Zeya Aung

22 December 2020

(ANS - Rome) - The Rector Major, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, with the consent of his Council, has appointed the new Provincial of the "Mary Help of Christians" Vice Province of Myanmar (MYM) for 2021-2027: Salesian Fr Bosco Zeya Aung. Currently Vicar and Delegate for Formation of the Vice Province, the religious will assume the leadership of a Vice Province which, according to the most recent data, features 65 Salesians and 3 novices, active in 10 works.

Fr Bosco Zeya Aung was born on 26 January 1976 in Mandalay, Myanmar. He attended the Salesian novitiate in Anisakan, where he made his first profession, on 24 September 1994; he made his perpetual vows on 24 September 2000, also in Anisakan, and was ordained a priest on 6 April 2003 in Pathein.

He dedicated most of his service to the Salesian world of Anisakan: first as Vicar and Economer (2006-2007) of the Novitiate, then as Novice Master and Director (2011-2015); moreover, he was also parish priest (2015-2019) of the “Nazareth” house in Anisakan and is currently still its Director (since 2015).

In 2007-2009 he studied in Rome at the Salesian Pontifical University (UPS), and has a degree in Psychology.

He was a Councilor for the MYM Vice Province and is currently Vicar and Delegate for Formation. 


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