RMG - Appointed new Provincial of North East Italy: Fr Igino Biffi

07 June 2018

(ANS - Rome) - The Rector Major, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, with the consensus of the General Council, appointed Fr Igino Biffi as Provincial of the "San Marco" Province of North-Eastern Italy (INE) for the six-year period 2018-2024.

Fr Igino Biffi was born in Latisana on 6 March 1970, and did his novitiate in Pinerolo between 1990 and 1991. He made his perpetual vows as Salesian of Don Bosco on 14 September 1997 in Caorle, and was ordained priest in Udine on 26 June 1999.

He accompanied the activities of the Communità Proposta of Mogliano Veneto in two different periods (1993-95 and 1999-2003) and was a student at the Salesian center of Cremisan, in Israel, from 1995 to 1999. He also served as Vicar of the Provincial House (2013-14) and currently holds the position of Director and Dean of the Salesian center in Udine.

At the Provincial level, he was Delegate for Vocational Animation (1999-2003) and Youth Ministry (2002-03) of the then Venetian Province of the East (IVE), before becoming Delegate for Youth Ministry (2006-14) of the new INE Province, a position he held alongside the accompaniment of various Salesian groups and realities: "Youth and Social Tourism" (TGS), from 2003 to 2006; "Friends of Domenico Savio", from 2006 to 2008; and International Voluntary Service for Development (VIS), from 2008 to 2010.


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