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Fr. Anjei Yukhnevich from Belarus arrested after our GA

Fr. Anjei Yukhnevich from Belarus arrested after our GA

Fr. Anjei Yukhnevich omi, President of the Coordination Group of Consecrated Men and Women of Belarus, who took part in our General Assembly in Vranov (CZ) as a guest, was arrested a few days ago in his own country, along with another Oblate brother. The reason for...

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EVS: strengthening links in vocational pastoral care in Europe

EVS: strengthening links in vocational pastoral care in Europe

A meeting of the European Vocations Service (EVS), convened by the Council of Bishops' Conferences of Europe (CCEE), was held in Rome from 28 September to 1 October 2023. The meeting brought together around 25 people, mostly 'national vocations directors' and bishops...

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22nd gathering of CIR in Sweden

22nd gathering of CIR in Sweden

From 1st till 5th September, the UCESM-President Fr. Jānis MEĻŅIKOVS sj attended the 22nd gathering of the Interconfessional Conference of Religious in Alberga (Sweden). His report can be read here.

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Meeting in Rome this March

Meeting in Rome this March

On 29 and 30 March 2023, representatives of Conferences of Religious of European countries (Germany, Austria, France, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Belgium, Hungary, Poland, Spain, Italy, Portugal etc.) gathered in Rome at the invitation of DICLSAL to discuss the...

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Preparation of the General Assembly 2024

Preparation of the General Assembly 2024

While our president, Fr. Janis and our vice-president, Sr. Olena, were in Prague for the CCEE Continental Conference, our assistant Nicole joined them - at Sister Krista Chladková's invitation - to look into the possibilities for our upcoming 2024 General Assembly in...

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2022 Congress Renovabis

2022 Congress Renovabis

From left to right: Marc Biadacz, Berlin, José Luis Bazán, Brussels, Prof. Tado Jurić, Zagreb,Mrs. Claudia Gaurich, Facilitator, Prof. Thomas Eggensperger, BerlinThe first one left on the top: sister Marjolein via Zoom Rarely has the Renovabis Congress been as...

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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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