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New Territorial Directors Appointed
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Fr. Xavier Castro, LC appointed for the territory of Chile, and Fr. Julio Martí, LC for the territory of Venezuela

Fr. Xavier Castro LC
Fr. Xavier Castro LC

Rome, Italy -- On May 31, 2012, Fr. Alvaro Corcuera, LC sent letters to the Legionaries of Christ in the territories of Chile and Venezuela to inform them of the appointment of their new territorial directors: Fr. Xavier Castro, LC, for the territory of Chile, and Fr. Julio Martí, LC, for the territory of Venezuela. They will replace Fr. Jose Cardenas, LC, and Fr. Jose Manuel Otaolaurruchi, LC, respectively, both of whom are ending the period for which they were called to serve as territorial directors.

Fr. Xavier Castro Alvarado, LC, was born on December 19, 1973 in Mexico City. He joined the Legion of Christ in 1993. He made his first profession on August 15, 1995 and perpetual vows on Oct. 5, 2001. He was ordained a priest on December 24, 2005. He has worked in Legion seminaries as an assistant for humanists in Salamanca (Spain), assistant for philosophers and theologians in the center of higher studies in Rome and later as Superior of the apostolic community of Buenos Aires, Argentina. From
Fr. Julio Martí LC
Fr. Julio Martí LC
2006 to 2011 he served as rector of the Center for Higher Studies in Thornwood, New York. Since 2011 he has been the superior for the Legionary community in Washington, DC.  Fr Xavier will be accompanied by Fr José Cárdenas for a time to ensure a smooth transition.

Fr. Julio Cesar Martí Acuña, LC was born on May 15, 1967 in Caracas, Venezuela.  He joined the Legion in 1991, made his first profession on April 9, 1993 and his perpetual vows on August 15, 1996.  He was ordained a priest on September 3, 1997. He has worked as an assistant and as vice-rector in the community of the headquarters of the general directorate.


PUBLICATION DATE: 2012-06-06


 
 


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