Br Jesús Germánico Barahona Vega re-elected Provincial in Ecuador

The brothers of the Province of St Francis of Quito, gathered in Chapter from 25 to 29 July 2022, re-elected Br Jesús Germánico Barahona Provincial and Br Fausto Hermigio Suárez Salazar Vicar Provincial. In addition, Br Jaime Hernán Zhindón Minchala, Br Luis Florencio Macancela Naula, Br Willan Iván Mora González, Br José Duván Delgado Ruiz, and Br Óscar Santiago Castro España were elected to the Definitory.

Br Jesús was born on 15 February 1973 in Cahuasquí. He made his first vows in 1992, his solemn vows in 1997 and was ordained a priest on 5 August 2000.

The Chapter was presided over by Br. Valmir Ramos, of the Franciscan Custody of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Brazil.