The Dominican Procurator General

Father Carlos Alfonso Azpiroz Costa, O.P., Master of the Dominican Order, speaks about the role of the procurator general in the Order of Preachers, an office he held from 1997 to 2001, when he was elected Master of the Order during the elective general chapter held at Providence College.

The current Procurator General of the Order of Preachers is Fr. Robert Ombres, O.P., a son of the English Province, who lives at the Priory of Santa Sabina in Rome.

This brief excerpt is taken from an interview with Fr. John Farren, O.P., Director of the Dominican Foundation and Vicar Provincial for Advancement for the Province of St. Joseph. The 33-minute interview is available at