Fr. Raymundo Macías, L.C.
Director Dublin Oak Academy
Fr. Raymundo José Macías García-]Noriega, L.C. was born in Montreal, Canada on November 19, 1962. A year later the family returned to Mexico City where they are originally from. He studied Elementary and Secondary School at the “Colegio México” and High School at the CUM, run by the Marist Brothers.
Graduating from High School he entered the “Colegio de Mexico” to start a degree in International Relations, which he did not conclude because he followed God’s calling to the consecrated life.
In June of 1982 he entered the Formation Center for Consecrated Life of Regnum Christi. In 1983 he went to Madrid, Spain where studied Law. He later worked in youth ministry in Barcelona, Spain.
In September 1988 he entered the novitiate of the Legionaries of Christ in Salamanca, Spain where he studied Humanities.
In September 1990 he was transferred to Rome to study Philosophy and Theology at the Pontifical Atheneum Regina Apostolorum. During those years he helped found Le Chatelard Academy in Switzerland and Highlands School in Sevilla, Spain.
He was ordained a priest on December 24, 1997 and began his priestly ministry in France working in youth, family and vocational ministry.
In September 2008 he was named Director of the Andes Institute of Puebla, Mexico, a position he has held to date. Starting September 2014, he will be Director of Dublin Oak Academy, in Ireland.
Fr. Alejandro Fuentes,
L.C. Vicedirector Dublin Oak Academy
Fr. Alejandro Fuentes Hernández, LC., was born on April 17, 1967, in León, Guanajuato, Mexico. He studied primary school in the Instituto Leonés and at the age of 12 entered the Minor Seminary of the Legionaries of Christ in Tlalpan, Mexico City where he studied secondary school at the CEYCA. He was transferred to New Hampshire, USA for high school education and graduated from the Immaculate Conception Apostolic School, run by the Legion of Christ.
He did his novitiate and humanities studies in Salamanca, Spain, where he later taught humanities for two years. After that he went to Moncada, Valencia, Spain as formation instructor of the Legion’s minor seminary. After those three years of teaching experience, he went to Rome, where he obtained a Bachelor in Philosophy at the Gregorian University and a License in Philosophy and Theology at the Regina Aposostolorum Atheneum. He was ordained a priest in 1996.
His pastoral experience has been centered mainly on the education of young boys, aged 12 -]18. He was the superior of a community of Legionaries of Christ in Mexico City while serving as Chaplain at the Cumbres and Del Bosque schools. He successively served as Rector of the Legion’s minor seminaries in León and Monterrey in Mexico, and in São Paulo, Brazil. In 2010 he was appointed superior of the Legionaries of Christ community in Porto Alegre, Brazil, where he served as local Coordinator of apostolate, Director of the Legion’s youth clubs, and Director of the adult sections of the Regnum Christi Movement.
Since 2013 he is the superior of the Legionaries of Christ community in Ireland, Chaplain of Woodlands Academy, and Vicedirector of Dublin Oak Academy.