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Elections at KORUS in Slovenia

Elections at KORUS in Slovenia

On the morning of 9 May 2022, the members of KORUS of Slovenia elected a new Board as the three-year term of the previous Board had expired. Fr. Marko Košnik sdb became the new President of KORUS, and the new Vice-President is Sr. Veronika Verbič ssfkk.   Fr....
The German DOK has a new Board

The German DOK has a new Board

The General Assembly of the DOK (Deutsche Ordensobernkonferenz) ended on 18 May 2022 in Bonn (D). During this meeting, a new Board was elected. Br. Andreas Murk ofm conv, Minister Provincial of the Franciscan Minority Province of St. Elizabeth, is the new President of...
A new President for KNR

A new President for KNR

Following the election of Dom Bernardus Peeters ocso, former President of the Dutch KNR, as Abbot General of the Trappists in Assisi on 14 February 2022, Father Mark-Robin Hoogland cp was chosen by the members of the Conference in General Assembly as the new President...
Fr. Jesús Díaz Sariego op becomes President of CONFER

Fr. Jesús Díaz Sariego op becomes President of CONFER

At the AGM of the Spanish CONFER held on 4 November 2021, Fr. Jesús Díaz Sariego op, former Vice-President, was elected President of the Conference for a four-year term.Sr. Lourdes Perramón Bacardit osr is the new Vice-President.                        ...
The Irish AMRI chooses a new Executive Council

The Irish AMRI chooses a new Executive Council

In September 2021, the members of AMRI (Association of Leaders of Missionaries & Religious of Ireland) chose a new Presidency: Abbot Brendan COFFEY osb is the new President and Sr. Mary HANRAHAN pbvm the new Vice-President.                          ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Change of presidents with the Major Superiors of Hungary

Change of presidents with the Major Superiors of Hungary

The year 2021 has seen a change of presidents within the two Conferences of Major Superiors of Hungary. On 10 March 2021, the Archabbot of the Benedictine Abbey of Pannonhalma, Fr. Cirill Hortobágyi osb, was chosen as new President of FSZK, the Conference of Superiors...
New President at the Lithuanian Conference LMVAVK

New President at the Lithuanian Conference LMVAVK

On 19 June, the Conference of Women Major Superiors of Lithuania LMVAVK elected a new President, Sr. Gintaute Giedrimaite cc. The former President, Sr. Silvija Jelena Mataciunaite lssc, becomes Vice-President. We look forward to a fruitful collaboration with Sr....
An “interim” Vice-President at KVRPS

An “interim” Vice-President at KVRPS

Sr. Petra Sičáková ssnpm, Vice-President of the Conference of Religious Superiors of Slovakia (KVRPS), ended her mandate as Major Superior of her congregation on 24 September. According to the statutes of the Conference, she can no longer exercise the role of...
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...
New presidency of the Croation Conference of Religious

New presidency of the Croation Conference of Religious

At the 52nd Electoral Assembly of the Croatian Religious Conference (HRK), held on 15 October 2020, the major superiors elected the presidency of the Conference for the next three years. Fr. Slavko Slišković, Provincial Superior of the Croatian Province of the...
Sr. Madeleine Boland, new Vice-President of COREB

Sr. Madeleine Boland, new Vice-President of COREB

On 25 August 2020, during its statutory General Assembly held by videoconference, the Board of COREB (B) elected Sr. Madeleine BOLAND osb, Abbess of the Abbey of Our Lady of Peace (Benedictines) in Liège, as its new Vice-President to replace Sr. Marie-Renilde...