Priestly Ordination of Dom Alex Echeandia Loro
On Saturday, 18th October 2014, in his native city of Chiclayo, in the Province of Lambayeque, Peru, Dom Alex Echeandía Loro was ordained to the Sacred Priesthood by Bishop Jesús Moliné Labarta, Bishop of Chiclayo. Fr Alex is 35 years old and has been a member of the Community since 1998.

The Ordination took place in the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Peace, attached to the Monastery of Carmelite Nuns. About 300 people were present including the Abbot President, Dom Richard Yeo, Fr Abbot and Fr Simon from Belmont, Fr Eduardo Monzón Aguirre representing the Abbey of Guatapé in Colombia, Sr Cristina Merella representing the Dominican sisters of San Sixto, four of the Benedictine sisters of Morropón, Fr David and the community from Pachacamac, priests and seminarians of the diocese, Br Alex's family and friends from Tambogrande, San Lorenzo, Sechura and Chiclayo.
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Photographs of Dom Alex's Ordination