2023-11-11 PHILIPPINES

Annual MAPAC Board Meeting

According to the Statutes, the Board, comprised of the Leaders of the Administrative Units that use and fund Marist Asia Pacific Center (MAPAC), is the governing authority. Current members are Brothers Allan De Castro (Province of East Asia and the Chair), Nicholas Fernando (Province of South Asia), Canisio Willrich (Marist District of Asia), Peter Carroll (Star of the Sea) and Dominador (Ador) Santiago who is the Current Director. The annual meeting took place in Philippines from 3 to 5 November. Also present for the Board meeting were General Councillors, Ben Consigli and Josep Maria Soteras.

During the meeting, the Board reviewed the operations, programme, staffing and finances and were most satisfied with all aspect of the center.

MAPAC is a formation center, located in Philippines, that receives Brothers after their first profession in the Marist Institute. The Brothers belong to the 4 Administrative Unities of the 2 Marist Regions. The academic year begins in June and the young Brothers stay there for 2 years. The formation team is composed of Brothers Dominador Santiago – Rector, Joseph Walton, Devasiri Fernando, Ray Arthur and Jone Seduadua.

In the second year there are 11 scholastics, that will finish that formation step next December. Other 9 scholastics began their program in MAPAC last June and will finish in December 2024.


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