West European Province of Saint John of God
Provincial Chapter: 20 - 24th January 2014
Living hospitality with hope and courage
The second provincial chapter of the West European Province of Saint John of God which incorporates Great Britain, Ireland, Malawi and New Jersey has taken place in Dublin. A provincial chapter is a period when the Brothers of the Province come together and take time to reflect on the past and the present, and plan for the future. The chapter also hosts the election of the provincial and his council. This is the group of Brothers who are given the responsibility of managing the affairs of the Province.
We are pleased to announce that Brother Donatus Forkan OH has been elected as the new provincial of our province.
Brother Donatus has previously held the position of the provincial of the Irish Province from 1992 to 1994 and most recently was the prior general of the Order from 2006 to 2012.
Election of the Provincial Councillors:
The following Brothers have been elected to the Provincial Council:
1st Provincial Councillor - Brother Stanislaus Neild, OH
2nd Provincial Councillor - Brother Fintan Brennan-Whitmore, OH
3rd Provincial Councillor - Brother Tom Osorio, OH
4th Provincial Councillor - Brother Ronan Lennon, OH