Fr. Máximo Mendoza Coronel, the newly appointed Provincial of Paraguay

Father General has appointed Fr. Máximo Mendoza Coronel (59) as the new Provincial of the Province of Paraguay on the 21stof October 2022.

Fr. Mendoza is currently in-charge for vocations ministry and is the superior of the pre-novitiate community in San Ignacio, in the Misiones region, south of the country. In the same city he also coordinates the activities of the San Ignacio Spirituality Centre. He was appointed Provincial Consultor in December of last year. He has previously served as a parish priest, Fe y Alegría coordinator, and correspondent for the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network, among other responsibilities.

He will take charge as the new provincial later this month.

For the Congregation of Procurators that will be held at Loyola in May 2023, Fr Máximo Mendoza was chosen as the Procurator of his Province. As a result of this appointment, Fr Gabriel Insaurralde will substitute as Procurator in his place.

Fr. Máximo Mendoza Coronel

New Provincial of Paraguay

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