Fortunatus Parwoto, Myanmar

Fortunatus Parwoto (Toto), was born in the small city, Yogyakarta in the central Java in 1969. Having completed his education, he taught in Jakarta’s Technical High School for three years before entering the Society of Jesus in 1997. After first vows, he went to the Philippines for a year’s juniorate and continued his philosophy studies in Indonesia in 2000. He spent his regency in Cambodia, serving the disabled community for two years with the Jesuit Refugee Service Cambodia. Returning to Indonesia in 2005, he continued his formation and preparation for priesthood and was ordained in 2008. Sent to Myanmar Mission – part of the Jesuit Conference of Asia Pacific – he worked for three years in the Jesuit candidacy program.