New Provincial of India
The Chapter of the Province of the Dominicans in India has elected, for four years, fr. Prasad GEORGE, O.P. as Prior Provincial. The Master of the Order, fr Gerard Francis TIMONER III, O.P. has confirmed the election. Fr. Prasad GEORGE, O.P. accepted the election and made the Profession of Faith on November 20, 2020.
Fr. Prasad George was born on the 17th of February 1964 in Kerala, India. He made his first profession on the 17th of June 1983 and was ordained to Priesthood on the 27th of April 1991. He was first assigned to Pachmarhi, a hill station where he visited the local people in different villages, walking through the forest. At different times he was Master of Postulants and Master of Students. He was a superior in two of our communities and was a prior of two other convents. Ministered as a parish priest in four of our parishes. He had also been a member of the provincial council for two terms. He has completed his Licentiate in Biblical Spirituality from the Angelicum, Rome. At the time of his election he was both the superior and parish priest at St. Dominic’s Church, New Delhi, India. He is much appreciated for his commitment to Dominican life and zeal for pastoral ministry. He has a lot of trust in God and personal coping skills, which he gained from personal experiences.
Our prayers for the new service entrusted to fr. Prasad GEORGE, O.P.