Fr Claude Dilayen SVD, a young missionary from Congo, Africa accepted the responsibility of the Parish Priest of Saint James the Apostle parish after the installation ceremony led by Bishop Felipe Bacarreza Rodríguez last December 31, 2018. The parish belongs to the diocese of the city of Los Angeles in the south of Chile.
Fr Dilayin finished his priestly studies and training in Center for Common Formation for Africa of the Divine Word Missionaries in Kinshasa, Congo. He was ordained priest in 2011 and went immediately to Chile to work as a missionary.
Credits to FB Page Bana Arnold Janssen for the photos.