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Ángel Lasheras, new Rector of the Torreciudad Sanctuary

This priest, a native of A Coruña, succeeds Pedro Díez-Antoñanzas, who joined in October 2016 and will continue his pastoral duties in Zaragoza.

Maria José Atienza-June 12, 2021-Reading time: < 1 minutes
Ángel Lasheras Torreciudad

Photo: Ángel Lasheras

The new Rector of the Sanctuary of TorreciudadÁngel Lasheras holds a degree in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Santiago de Compostela and a Doctorate in Ecclesiastical Philosophy from the University of the Holy Cross in Rome, with a thesis on the Metaphysics of Beauty in Saint Thomas Aquinas.

After finishing his medical studies in 1978, he lived in different cities of Galicia - Santiago de Compostela, Vigo, Ferrol - until 1991, when he moved to live and study in Rome, where he remained until January 1998.

Lasheras was ordained Deacon in Torreciudad in the summer of 1997, and received priestly ordination from Bishop Javier Echevarría, Bishop and Prelate of Opus Dei, on September 21, 1997.

He has carried out his priestly ministry as Vicar of the Delegations of Valladolid and Galicia of the Opus Deifrom 1999 to 2019.

In August 2019 he moved to live in Madrid, where he has exercised his pastoral work in the Centers of the Prelature and in the work of the Priestly Society of the Holy Cross.

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