General Authorities

Elder Enrique R. Falabella

First Quorum of the Seventy

Elder Enrique R. Falabella was called to serve as a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on March 31, 2007, at age 56. He served previously as an Area Seventy in the Central America Area and as a member of the Fourth Quorum of the Seventy from April 1997 to August 2003. As an Area Seventy he served as first and second counselor in the Central America Area, and after his call to the First Quorum he continued to serve in the Area Presidency, most recently as president. He is currently serving at Church headquarters as an area assistant to the Utah areas.

Prior to his call as a General Authority, Elder Falabella served in numerous Church callings over the years, including full-time missionary in Central America during 1970-1972, stake mission president, bishop, and stake president. He served ten years as a regional representative in Guatemala and Costa Rica and two years as an Area Authority.

Elder Falabella was educated in Guatemala, earning a degree in agronomy from the Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala in 1975. He later studied marketing at the Universidad de Costa Rica. He worked for Bayer for a number of years, and at the time of his call to full-time Church service, was country manager of Bayer in Guatemala, El Salvador, and Belize.

Enrique Rienzi Falabella Arellano was born in Guatemala City, Guatemala, in May of 1950. He is the son of Udine Falabella, one of the pioneers of the Church in Guatemala. He married Blanca Lidia Sanchez in 1975. They are the parents of five children and have ten grandchildren.

Recent articles, addresses, and speeches

The Home: The School of LifeApril 2013 General Conference

Why Are We Members of the Only True Church?October 2007 General Conference

All General Conference talks by Enrique R. Falabella

Full Name Enrique R. Falabella

Born May of 1950

Place of Birth Guatemala City, Guatemala