San Isidro

October 10, 2016 7:17 am

Dom Juan Javier Martín Hernández, Abbot of the monastery of San Isidro (diocese of Palencia, Spain) since 2012, presented his resignation to the Abbot General. With the consent of his Council, the Abbot General accepted the resignation which became effective on 4 September 2016.
On 7 October 2016, Dom Pierre-Andre Burton, Abbot of N.- D. du Désert and Father Immediate of San Isidro, appointed Br. José Antonio Gimeno Capin as Superior ad nutum of the Community. He began his service on that same day.

Dom José Antonio was born in Barcelona in 1977. He entered San Isidro in 1998 and made solemn profession in 2004. At the time of his appointment, he was secretary and cellarer of the Community.