After consultation of the confreres appointed to or coming from the Province of the Americas (AMS) after a deliberative vote of the General Council and after having obtained his agreement, the Superior General, Fr. Stanley Lubungo, has appointed Fr. Réal DOUCET as Provincial Superior of the Americas for a first mandate from 01st July 2018 till 30th June 2021.
Réal was born in St-Célestin, Québec, on the 22nd November 1948. He took his Missionary Oath in 1973. After his ordination in 1974, he was appointed to Tanzania where he worked in various parishes. In 1984, he was called back to Canada where he worked as a missionary animator, first in Canada then in Mexico. In 1993, he is appointed back to Tanzania where he worked in a parish and then in a Youth centre. In 1996, he is sent as formator to Nigeria, then to Ghana. He will then be appointed formator in Mexico (2001), Merrivale (2008), Kinshasa (2010), Merrivale (2015).