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UISG-General Assembly 2022

UISG-General Assembly 2022

On 2-6 May, the 23th General Assembly of the International Union of Superiors General took place: 520 sisters attending the plenary in person and another 200 or so through zoom, theologians and speakers voiced their support for Pope Francis' vision of a synodal Church...

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New Executive Committee (2022-2026)

New Executive Committee (2022-2026)

After the online-celebration on 22-24 March of the first part of this year's General Assembly, the Presidents and Vice-Presidents of the national member Conferences of UCESM gathered online on 19 April to elect a new Executive Committee.The following members have been...

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Visiting the President of KNR (NL)

Visiting the President of KNR (NL)

On 28 and 29 July, Fr Zsolt Labancz, President of UCESM, came to visit the new office (since July 2020) of UCESM in Brussels. We took advantage of his coming to pay a short visit to Dom Bernardus Peeters ocso, Abbot of the Trappist Abbey of Koningshoeven near Tilburg...

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Sr. Adrien Pekó ssnd (1949-2020)

Sr. Adrien Pekó ssnd (1949-2020)

Sr. Adrien Pekó has been a committed and concerned member of the Executive Committee of UCEM in the first years of the new millennium. In 2001, at the General Assembly in Salzburg, she was elected Councillor. Three years later, in Ljubljana, she was appointed...

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Ep. Nicolaus Dubinin

Ep. Nicolaus Dubinin

We wish Mgr. Nicolai every success in his new mission.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJljSR5FKmc

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Surprise at the EC

Surprise at the EC

It seems "risky" to be a major superior on the Executive Committee of UCESM: it is the second time within five years that one of its members has been ordained bishop. First, our president, Father Giovanni Peragine, was taken away to become a bishop in Albania, and...

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New Board at UISG

New Board at UISG

on the right: Sr. Jolanda KAFKA rmi, President (2019-2022) on the left: Sr. Franca ZONTA fmi, Vice-President (2019-2022)

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UISG Plenary Assembly 2019 in Rome

UISG Plenary Assembly 2019 in Rome

From 6 to 10 May 2019, about 850 women general superiors met in Rome under the overall theme “Sowers of Prophetic Hope” for the triennial UISG assembly, which gathered leaders of congregations from 80 countries representing more than 450,000 women religious around the...

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A respectful coexistence…

A respectful coexistence…

Sr. Marjolein Bruinen: A respectful coexistence is needed in and for a Europe in diversity [Vienna, 28.02.2019] The Dominican and General Secretary of the Union of European Superiors of Orders (UCESM) in Brussels, Sr. Marjolein Bruinen, stressed on 27 February 2019 on...

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UCESM Study Days on 16-18 January 2019 at the Seraphicum, Rome

UCESM Study Days on 16-18 January 2019 at the Seraphicum, Rome

During the General Assembly in Snagov in March 2018, the Executive Committee noticed that an important question concerning the functioning of UCESM existed: "How could UCESM promote collaboration between national Conferences and with other institutions?" The Committee...

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The Executive Committee visiting CICLSAL

The Executive Committee visiting CICLSAL

On 20 November, the Executive Committee of UCESM travelled to Rome, together with the General Secretariat, to pay a visit to CICLSAL (Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life). The aim of this visit was to get acquainted and to...

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