has appointed Fr. Girish Santiago as the new Regional Superior of the Myanmar
Dependent Region. This region is in relationship with the Philippine Province.
He replaces Fr Mark Raper, who has served the Myanmar Region since 2011, but
with the title of Regional Superior since 2017.
Santiago (54) joined the Province of Gujarat (India) in 1986 and was ordained a
priest in 1997. His family is originally from Burma but had left for India in
the 1960s. He arrived in Myanmar in 2016 and is the Associate Director of St
Luke’s College (Kachin State). He is also the Delegate of the Regional Superior
for the socio-pastoral sector of the Jesuit Ministries in Myanmar.
will take office on 25 March 2022.