Monday, January 5, 2015

Angelicum alumnus elected provincial

The Master of the Order, fr Bruno Cadoré has confirmed the election of fr Loïc Marie Le Bot , OP, as the Prior Provincial of the Province of Toulouse for the next four years. Born in Saint-Foy-la-Grande in 1969, he entered the Order in 1994. He studied philosophy and theology at the Dominican House of Studies in Toulouse and was ordained to the priesthood in 2001. He has a Doctorate in Canon Law from the Pontifical University of St Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum), Rome and another degree in Theology from St Thomas Aquinas Institute, Toulouse.   He has been a lecturer in Canon Law at various institutions including the Dominican House of Studies in Toulouse as well as at the Angelicum. From 2005, he was an official of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life and when he left in 2013, he was made a consultor to the same Congregation in July 2014. He served as Prior of the Convent of SS. Sisto & Dominic at the Angelicum. He was the Dean of the Faculty of Canon Law at the Catholic Institute of Toulouse at the time of his election.