Benjamin Marc Ramaroson

From Vincentian Encyclopedia
Bishop Benjamin Ramaroson CM


Benjamin Marc Ramaroson CM (* 25. April 1955 in Manakara, Madagaskar), Bischof von Farafangana, Madagaskar.

Ramaroson studierte nach dem Erwerb eines Bakkalaureats in Mathematik zwei Jahre lang an der staatlichen Universität in Antananarivo, bevor er Mitglied der Kongregation der Mission (Lazaristen) wurde. Am 15. Oktober 1980 legte er die Gelübde ab und am 15. August 1984 wurde er zum Priester geweiht.

Nach seiner Priesterweihe hatte war er Dompfarrer (1984–1986), Student an der Päpstlichen Universität Gregoriana (1986–1990), wo er das Doktorat in Spiritualität machte, Oberer des Scholastikats der Lazaristen in Fianarantsoa und Professor für Moraltheologie (1990–2000), Rektor des Noviziats der Lazaristen (2000–2001) und seit 2001 Provinzial der Lazaristen in Madagaskar.

Am 29. November 2005 ernannte ihn Papst Benedikt XVI. zum Bischof von Farafangana auf Madagaskar.


English Translation:

Benjamin Marc Ramaroson CM, recently appointed Bishop of Farafangana, Madagascar, was born on April 25, 1955, in Manakara, Madagascar.

For two years, he studied for a Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics at the State University in Antananarivo, before he became a member of the Congregation of the Mission (known as Vincentians or Lazarists). On October 15, 1980, he took his Vows, and on August 15, 1984, he was ordained to the Priesthood.

After Ordination, he was Administrator of the Cathedral (1984–1986), a student of the Pontifical University "Gregoriana" (1986–1990) where he obtained a Doctorate in Spirituality, Director of the Scholasticate for Vincentians in Fianarantsoa and Professor of Moral Theology (1990-200), Director of the Vincentian Novitiate (2000–2001), and from 2001 was Provincial of the Vincentians in Madagascar.

On November 29, 2005, Pope Benedict XVI appointed him Bishop of Farafangana in Madagascar.


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