Council

Missions

General Councillor

 

The Councillor for the Missions fosters missionary spirit and commitment throughout the Society.

He coordinates the initiatives and directs activity in the missions so that they respond in a Salesian style to the urgent needs of the peoples to be evangelised. It is also his duty to see that provision is made for the specific preparation and updating of the missionaries. (C 138)

Department of Missions >>
Fr MARAVILLA Alfredo
Councillor for the Missions

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Province of origin
PGS
Nationality
Filipino
Date of birth
31-07-1962
1st Profession
01-04-1982
Ordination
15-08-1992
Qualifications
  • Baccalaureate in Education (Philippines)
  • Baccalaureate in Theology (Cremisan, Israel)
  • Licentiate in Missiology (Pontifical Gregorian University - Rome)
  • Licentiate in Dogmatic Theology (Pontifical Gregorian University - Rome)
  • PhD in Fundamental Theology (Pontifical Gregorian University – Rome)
  • Certificate in Islamic studies (Pontifical Institute of Arabic and Islamic studies – Rome)
Previous roles
  • School Principal (Gabutu, PGS, 1995-1997)
  • Councillor (PNG Delegation, 1995-2001)
  • Rector (Gabutu, PGS, 1997-2001)
  • Rector, Liturgical Catechetical Institute of the PNG Episcopal Conference (Goroka, PGS, 2002-2006)
  • Missions Department Collaborator (RMG, 2009-2016)
  • President, Federation of Religious of PNG and SI, 2018-2020)
  • Provincial (PGS, 2017 – 2020)
Languages
Illongo, Filipino, PNG Pidgin, English, Italian, Spanish, French