BIS #5900 GC28 ELECTS FATHER STEFANO MARTOGLIO AS VICAR OF THE RECTOR MAJOR
by BISMumbai courtesy InfoANS
The General Chapter 28 of the Society of St. Francis deSales / Salesians of Don Bosco has elected Father Stefano Martoglio as Vicar of the Rector Major for the 06-year term 2020-2026. Until now, he was Councilor for the Mediterranean region.
Born in Turin on 30 November 1965, Father Martoglio entered the novitiate at Monte Oliveto in Pinerolo in 1984, made his 1st profession in the Basilica of Mary Help of Christians in Turin on 8 September 1985, and his final profession on 27 September 1992 in Castelnuovo Don Bosco. Ordained priest in Turin on 11 June 1994, Father Martoglio served as House Council member in the community of Pinerolo and that of St. Dominic Savio, Valdocco, prior to his appointment as Rector of the Mother House of the Society at Valdocco in 2004.
In 2008, he was appointed Superior of the Special Circumscription of Piedmont and Valle d'Aosta, participated in the GC25 and was part of the GC27.pre-chapter Commission, which elected him as the 1st Councillor for the Mediterranean Region.