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Fr. Carlos Alfonso AZPIROZ COSTA, O.P.

86th Master of the Order of Preachers

 

CURRICULUM

 


Place of Birth: Buenos Aires (Argentina), October 30, 1956

Religious Life:
Entered the Noviciate of the Province of Argentina of the Order of Friars Preachers (Dominicans) on March 1, 1980
Simple Profession: February 28, 1981
Solemn Profession: March 10, 1984
Presbyteral Ordination: August 14, 1987

Responsibilities in the Argentine Province of Saint Augustine
Secretary of the Province (1987-1989)
Prior of the Convent of Saint Martin de Porrès (Noviciate) at Mar del Plata (1992-1995)
Prior of the Convent of Saint Dominic (Centre of Studies) at Buenes Aires (1995-1997)
Secretary of the Province (1995-1997)
Council Member of the Province (1995-1997)
Member of the Governing Assembly of the Universidad des Norte Sto. Tomás de Aquino (1996-1997)
Procurer General of the Order (since July 7, 1997)

CONFAR (Conference of Religious of Argentina)
Member of the "Theological Reflection Group" (1993-1997)

Primary and Secondary Studies
Collège Champagnat of the Marist Brothers, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Title: Secondary School Certification (December 12, 1974)

University Studies
Catholic Pontifical University of Argentina "Santa Maria de Buenos Aires" (U.C.A)
Faculty of Law and Political Sciences - Title: Barrister (1980)

Institutional Studies in the Order of Preachers:
Universidad del Norte Santo Tomás de Aquino (Faculty of Philosophy), Buenos Aires
Title: Bachelors in Philosophy (1984)

Institutional Centre of Studies of the Order of Preachers
("Santo Domingo" Centre of Studies, affiliated with the Catholic Pontifical University of Argentina)
Title: Bachelors in Theology (August 24, 1989)

Pontificia Università San Tommaso d'Aquino in Urbe - Faculty of Canon Law
Titles: Licentiate in Canon Law (June, 1991)
Doctor in Canon Law (November 17, 1992); subject of thesis:
The Provincial Chapter in the Book of Constitutions and Ordinations of the
Order of Friars Preachers (a comparative study with the Constitutions of
1932)
Published in Rome - Angelicum 1992

Courses of Specialization:
*Pedagogical Initiation to the Teaching of the Juridical Sciences (1978)
(Faculty of Philosophy and Letters and the Faculty of Law of the Pont. C.U.A.)
*Social Doctrine of the Church (1978-1979)
(Two courses organized for the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences of the C.U.A. and Catholic Action)

Teaching:
A. Secondary Level:
Colegio Ntra. Sra. Del Rosario del Milagro (Dominicans of the Most Holy Rosary - Argentina)
Titular Professor of Catechesis (Social Doctrine of the Church) (1981-1982)

B. University Level:
Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences of the Pontifical C.U.A. (Buenos Aires) ARGENTINA

Assistant in Theological Anthropology (1983)
Assistant in Theology (Christology) (1984-1985)
Assistant to the Dean for Dogmatic Theology (1988-1989)
Pro-titular in Theology (1996-1997)

Faculty of Law and Political Sciences of the Pontifical C.U.A. (Buenos Aires) ARGENTINA
Assistant in the Social Doctrine of the Church (1986-1987)
Assistant to the Dean for Dogmatic Theology (1988-1989)
Pro-titular of the Chair of Theology II (Dogmatic) (1996-1997)

Faculty of Philosophy of the Univ. les Norte Santo Tomás de Aquino (Buenos Aires) ARGENTINA
Head of Seminars in Social Philosophy (1984-1989)
Associate Professor in Theology II - Moral (1996-1997)

Universidad de la Fraternidad de Agrupaciones Santo Tomás de Aquino (Mar del Plata) ARGENTINA
The faculties of Law - Economic Sciences - Engineering - Educational Sciences
Titular Professor of Moral Theology and Dogmatic Theology (1993-1995)

Centre of Research, Study and Reflection - CEDIER (Diocese of Mar del Plata) ARGENTINA
Titular Professor of Theology of Sacraments (1993)
Titular Professor of Theology I and II (School of Locution of CEDIER) (1995)
Titular Professor of the Theological Seminary: Vatican Council II (1995)

Teaching in Juridical Matters:

University F.A.S.T.A (Mar del Plata) Faculty of Law (ARGENTINA)
Titular Professor of Introduction to Law (1993-1995)

Centre of Institutional Studies of the Order of Preachers (Buenos Aires) ARGENTINA
Titular Professor of Canon Law (1993-1997)

Faculty of Canon Law - Catholic Pontifical University of Argentina (Buenos Aires)
Titular Professor on Rights of the Consecrated Life (1993)
Invited Professor: Course on Law and the Consecrated Life (Government and Administration) at the occasion of the Ninth General assembly of the Synod of 1994
Seminar Professor: the Government of Religious Institutes (1997)

Colegio Máximo San José (Company of Jesus) affiliated to the University of Salvador
An intensive course for 3rd year theology: Theology of the Consecrated Life

Saint Thomas Aquinas Centre of Studies (Buenos Aires)
(Dominicans of the Province of Aragon)
Invited Professor on the Rights of the Consecrated Life (1995-1996)

PONT. UNIVERSITA SAN TOMMASO D'AQUINO IN URBE
(ANGELICUM)


FACULTY OF CANON LAW

Invited Professor (October 31, 1997)
Rights of the Consecrated Life (1997-1998 - 2nd semester)

Professor (November 7, 1998)
Seminar: The Government of Religious Institutes: A Comparative Study (1998-1999 - 1st semester)

Professor (Professorem Incaricatum)
Rights of the Consecrated Life (1999-2000 - 3rd semester)

Design & management : Fr. Yves Bériault, o.p.