Uxío García Amor

Category: Priest, musician and teacher
Birth Date: 7th November 1928
Birth Place: Sante - Trabada (Lugo)
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On 19th March 1953, he was ordained as priest at the diocese Mondoñedo-Ferrol. He studied Humanities at the Seminary in Mondoñedo and took his degree in Philosophy at the Gregorian University in Rome. He also took a degree in Biblican Sciences at the Biblical Institute in Rome. He filled the following offices: - From 1956 to 1966, he worked as teacher at the Seminary in Mondoñedo. - From 1956 to 1971, he was chapel master at Mondoñedo's cathedral. - General Secretary of the Bishopric (1966-80). - Diocesan delegate of 'Caritas' (1964-70). - Diocesan administrator of the Bishopric (1985-87). - Vicar-general of the Bishopric (1987-93). - Priest in As Pontes (1993). - Conductor of the Choral Society of Mondoñedo (1968-82). - Teacher at the Seminary in Mondoñedo (1956-1980). - Professor at the Theology Diocesan College and university Institute of Religious Sciences. - He worked as responsible for rural parishes, 'Cáritas', art heritage and so forth.

 Work & Activities

He published many articles about biblical themes, biographical studies and some poems.

 Other Interesting Aspects

In June 2011 he was appointed Prelate of Honour by the Pope.