Italy – Sister Ruffinatto confirmed as dean of Pontifical Faculty "Auxilium"

23 May 2022

(ANS - Turin) - The Grand Chancellor of the Pontifical Faculty of Educational Sciences "Auxilium" in Rome, Mother Chiara Cazzuola, Superior General of the Institute of the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians (FMA), has confirmed Sister Piera Ruffinatto, FMA, as Dean of the Faculty for the 2022-2025 term.

Sister Ruffinatto, former Dean of the "Auxilium" in the 2019-2022 triennium, is a Professor of Methodology of Education and Preventive System of St. John Bosco at the Faculty. She is the author of books and numerous articles in specialized journals on the educational relationship, particularly in the FMA Institute, and the Preventive System.

With the new mandate of the Dean, there is a renewed commitment for all members of the Faculty to continue to walk together for an ever more fruitful and incisive educational action of cultural and charismatic formation in the Church and in the world; to offer an active and proactive collaboration to continue to make the "Auxilium" a "community" of cultural, human and spiritual formation, of and for young people; a living space in which new generations can prepare themselves to become protagonists, according to their different disciplinary skills, in the construction of tomorrow's world; an open, convivial and universal place, with a conscious and constructive look of hope toward the future.

In announcing the appointment, the Grand Chancellor wished Sister Ruffinatto "fruitful academic-scientific work on behalf of the Faculty."


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