Biography of Fr. Sylvester Heereman, LC


Fr. Sylvester Heereman was born in Bad Neustadt, Germany.  He was ordained a priest in 2006.  He served as territorial secretary of Italy from 2001 – 2003 and as territorial director of Central and Western Europe from 2007-2012.

In February, 2012, Cardinal Velasio De Paolis named him Vicar General of the Legion of Christ.  On October 11, 2012 he took over the functions of the General Director when Fr. Álvaro Corcuera stepped back from active duty for reasons of health.  On January 20, 2014 the General Chapter of the Legion of Christ elected him a general councilor of the Legion of Christ.  On March 19, 2014, he was named to the Regnum Christi General Governing Committee.