RMG - Appointment of new Mexico-Mexico Provincial

13 December 2018

(ANS - Rome) - The Rector Major, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, with the consensus of the General Council, appointed Fr Ignacio Ocampo Uribe as Provincial of the "Our Lady of Guadalupe" Province of Mexico-México (MEM), for the six-year term: 2019-2025.

Fr Ocampo Uribe was born on 6 August 1966 in Mexico City. He attended the Salesian novitiate of Coacalco in 1985-1986, made his perpetual vows on 27 June 1992 and was ordained priest on 3 February 1996 in Mexico City. 

In his Salesian life he worked as a formator, university lecturer, Director of the Salesian Institute of Higher Studies (ISES), Master of Novices, and parish priest of the "Mary Help of Christians" parish in Mexico City.

For the MEM Province he spent the last six years as a Provincial Vicar, taking on other responsibilities at the same time, such as Delegate for Social Communication and Delegate for Formation.

Fr Ocampo Uribe will succeed Fr Gabino Gabriel Hernández Paleta as Provincial.


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