Father General has appointed Fr. Attila András (47) as
the next Provincial of the Province of Hungary. He joined the Society of Jesus
in 1996 at the age of 19 after his secondary education studies. He studied
philosophy in Germany, did his regency at a secondary and boarding school in
Miskole. Before his theology studies at Heythrop College (UK), he spent two
years learning Mandarin and Chinese culture in Taipei. He was ordained a priest
He then introduced Mandarin studies at Miskole High
School in cooperation with the Confucius Institute, a programme that is still
running today. After his Third Year in Dublin, he took his final vows in 2015,
in Budapest, together with Elemér Vizi who just happened to precede him as the
Provincial. Since September 2019 he has been the Provincial Treasurer for the
Province of Hungary.
begin his term of office from 25 February 2023.