P. Francisco (Paco) Blanco Martín MSC – Provincial Spain

Paco Blanco Martin, MSC

Province: Spain
Country: Spain
Date of Birth: Augst 3, 1946
First Vows: September 8, 1964
Ordination: June 9, 1972.
Speaks: Spanish
Understands: Spanish

He is number 5 of 9 siblings. His parents’ names were Francisco and Pilar. He entered the Little Work of Valladolid in September 1957 and the Novitiate in August 1963. He took his first vows on 8 September 1964.
He studied Philosophy in Logroño (1964-1968) and Theology at the University of Comillas in Madrid (1968-1971). He has a degree in Liturgical Theology (1992).
He was ordained priest in Valladolid on 9 June 1972. His first service was in the Little Work from 1971 to 1973. He was assigned to the Argentina Mission in 1973. He stayed there until 1985 when he went to Barcelona as the administrator of the Community. He also collaborated in the Sanctuary of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart and in the San Miguel School.
In 1992 he returned to Argentina as Superior of the Community. In 1999 he was elected Provincial Superior of Spain and in 2008 he went back to Argentina until 2013, when he returned to Barcelona to be Superior of the Community and collaborator at the Sanctuary.
Since 2017 he has been Provincial Superior of Spain.

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