Stanley Lubungo was born at Ndola (Zambia) on the 16th June 1967.
He took his Missionary Oath in Toulouse on the 7th December 1996
and was ordained a priest in his native town on the 2nd August
1997. He worked as a missionary for a few years in Democratic
Republic of Congo and was appointed, after a few years of studies
in Rome and Dublin, as formator in Abidjan. He had just completed
studies in Dogmatic Theology in Paris when he was appointed Provincial
of Southern Africa on the 1st of July 2015. It is in this capacity
that he came to the Chapter.
Francis Barnes (1st Assistant General)
Father Francis Barnes was born on the 26th September
1950 at Stockport (UK). He took his Missionary Oath in Totteridge
(UK) on the 16th April 1981. He was ordained priest on the 20th
June 1981 at Salford. He did parish ministry in Burkina Faso and
vocation animation in Poland Subsequently, he was involved with
vocation animation and formation work in Burkina, Zambia and Kenya
and again in Poland. He was Delegate Superior of the Intercontinental
Delegation from 1997 to 2003. He was appointed Assistant Provincial
of PEP in 2014. He came to the Chapter as deputy for PEP.
Sawadogo (Assistant General)
Father Didier Sawadogo was born on 26th July 1967
in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso). He took his Missionary Oath on
the 11th December 1999 in London. He was ordained priest on the
3rd December 2000 in Bobo-Dioulasso. He worked in Mali and Burkina
Faso, where he was Rector of our First Phase Formation House Maison
Lavigerie. Before that, he spent quite some time studying
in Rome. He was preparing to write a doctoral thesis in Rome when
he was elected to represent the Generalate Community at the Chapter.
Grenier (Assistant General)
Father Martin Grenier was born on the 21st March
1963 at Beauceville in Quebec. He took his Missionary Oath at
Wood Green (London) on the 18th December 1993 and was ordained
a priest on the 23rd September 1995 at St Joseph-de-Beauce in
Quebec. After three years of ministry in Zambia, he was appointed
as formator in Bangalore, India. After a sabbatical year, he went
back to India, then to Jinja (Uganda), always as a formator. After
some studies at IFIC in Mali, Martin worked at the AFRIKA Centre
in Montreal. He came to the Chapter as deputy for the Province
of the Americas (AMS).
Anipu (Assistant General)
Ignatius Anipu was born on the 7th of November 1959 in Wiagha
(Ghana). He took his Missionary Oath on the 15th of December 1990
in Toulouse and was ordained priest on the 20th of July 1991 in
Kongo (Ghana). His first term as Missionary of Africa was in Niger
before being called for studies at the Pisai (Rome). He then returned
to Niger, spent a few years for further studies and as formator
in Paris, London and Abidjan. He came to the chapter as Provincial
of the PAO.