Rev. Fr. Arturo Sosa SJ – Superior General, has appointed Fr. Vincent Hansdak (49) as the New Provincial of Hazaribag, through his letter dated 17th November, 2022. He was born in Giridih district of Jharkhand state, India.
He entered the Society of Jesus in 1993 at St. Stanislaus College, Sitagarha. He has had a brilliant performance all throughout his academic life, both in secular and religious studies. His area of specialization is in education. He has completed his B. Ed. at Loyola College, Namchi, M. Ed. from Banaras Hindu University, and Ph.D. (Edu.) from the University of San Francisco, USA.
He was ordained priest in 2009, and pronounced his final vows in 2021. He is the Community Superior and Principal of the Primary Teachers Education College at Sitagarha, as well as a consultor to the Provincial. He is a person of integrity, magnanimity and high learning.
He will be installed as the Provincial of Hazaribag on 18th December 2022.