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General council

General Council, based in Rome, have the task of animating and directing the mission of the Sons of Divine Providence around the world. The General, Fr Tarcisio, is ex-officio chair of the members of the charity incorporated in the United Kingdom (along with Fr Marcello, Delegate).

Rev Father Tarcísio Gregório Vieira

General, 8th successor of Saint Luigi Orione

Rev Father Laureano De La Red Merino

General Councillor

Fr Pierre Assamouan Kouassi

General Councillor

Fr Oreste Ferrari

Vicar General

Fernando Hector Fornerod

General Councillor

Trustees and senior officers

John Tonner

Chief Executive Officer

Michael Healy

Company Secretary

Jacqui Neeve

Financial Administrator

Richard Sheridan

Property & Housing Manager

Jacqui Depp

Services Manager

Fr Philip Kehoe

Chair of Trustees and Co-ordinator in the UK and Ireland

Fr John Perrotta

Trustee and chair of Housing Board

Fr Joseph Simionato


Fr Stephen Beale

Trustee and chair of Quality and Safety Board

Bernie Griffin

Independent Trustee


Gloria Gillespie

Registered Manager St John’s Care Home, Surrey

Kerry Ellison

Registered Manager, Cardinal Heenan House, Lancashire

Precious Fireyi

Registered Manager, Sundial House, Surrey

Karen Chia

Manager, Horticulture & Arts Centre, Surrey