Fr. Hailemariam Medhin was born in Awo, Ethiopia, on 1 October 1974. He completed his novitiate between 1994 and 1995 at the Salesian house in Addis Ababa-Gotera, made his perpetual vows on 19 August 2001 in Addis Ababa; and was ordained a priest on 4 May 2003 in Adigrat. Between 2003 and 2006 he served in the community of Adwa, first as Vicar, then as Parish Priest and Economer. He then spent several years in Rome (2006-2009 and 2014-2016) to perfect his studies at the Salesian Pontifical University (UPS), years interspersed with work performed in Kenya at the Salesian formation house in Nairobi-Utume ( 2009-2013). He holds a doctorate in Dogmatic Theology from the Salesian Pontifical University in Rome. Lately he was in Addis Ababa and served as Director in the Mekanissa community and was nominated as Provincial of AET province in July 2019. Fr. Hailemariam succeeds Don Estifanos Gebremeskel.

Vice-Provincial Services

Fr. Ignacio Laventure was born in Uruguay on 27 December 1972. He made his First Profession in the Salesian Congregation on 31, January 1992. He was ordained a Priest on 30 September 2000. He arrived in Ethiopia in 2001. He holds a License in Dogmatic theology from UPS 2005/2007. Novice master for 9 years, he was nominated as the vice-provincial of AET in July 2019.

ECONOMER: Brother Tedros Berhe SDB Services

Brother Tedros Berhe was born in Adigrat on 12 October 1983. He made his First Profession in the Salesian Congregation on 21, August 2004. He made his Perpetual Profession on 31 July 2010. He was appointed as the Economer of AET in July 2020.



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