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Sr. Marjolein Bruinen attends the 2024 AGM of the German DOK

Sr. Marjolein Bruinen attends the 2024 AGM of the German DOK

Our Secretary General, Sr. Marjolein Bruinen, took part in the AGM of the German Conference DOK from 12 to 15 May 2024 in Vallendar. In addition to reports from the Board and the working groups, the annual accounts for 2023, a resolution on the increase in membership...
VOS’USM: new person in charge

VOS’USM: new person in charge

At this year’s General Assembly of the Union of Major Religious Superiors of Switzerland VOS|USM, held on 26 and 27 June 2023, it was not possible to secure a successor for Father Jean-Michel Girard. However, the outgoing President was available for preparing...
New leadership at the HRK in Croatia

New leadership at the HRK in Croatia

At the 55th election Assembly of the Croatian Conference of Religious HRK which was held on 11 and 12 October in Zagreb, the new leaders of the Conference have been installed. The new President is Sr. Lidija Bernardica Matijević ssfcr, Provincial Superior of the...
New leadership at CIRP (P)

New leadership at CIRP (P)

On 27 and 28 April, the XXXVth General Assembly of CIRP was held in Fátima, where a new leadership team was elected. Fr. Adelino Ascenso smbn was chosen as the new President Sr. Ângela de Fátima Coelho sasm was elected Vice-President Their term of office will be three...
USMI in Italy has a new Presidency

USMI in Italy has a new Presidency

During the 70th General Assembly of USMI from 12 to 14 April 2023, the elections for the mandates of President and Vice-President were held: Sr. Micaela Monetti pddm was elected President and Sr. Mabel Spagnuolo psmc Vice-President for a period of five years. Sr....
Changes within URV from Belgium

Changes within URV from Belgium

Since 29 December 2022, the URV has a new leadership. At the last General Assembly of the URV in April 2022, the Board was completely renewed as the outgoing members had served two consecutive four-year terms. The new Board members elected Sr. Mieke Kerckhof zbj as...
Elections to the ÖOK-Board

Elections to the ÖOK-Board

During the General Assembly of the Austrian Conference of Religious Orders (ÖOK) on 21 November 2022, the election of the Board took place in rotation. Archabbot Korbinian Birnbacher (Archabbey of St. Peter) was confirmed in his office as President. He is assisted by...
The Polish KWPZM has a new president

The Polish KWPZM has a new president

On 17 October 2022, at the 149th Plenary Assembly of the KWPZM in Jasna Gora, Fr. Janusz Sok cssr, who had been the head of the Conference of Major Superiors of Poland for the past nine years, handed over his position as President to Fr. Dariusz Wilk csma.
Bosnia-Herzegovina: new leadership for KVRPP

Bosnia-Herzegovina: new leadership for KVRPP

At the extraordinary electoral Assembly of the Conference of Religious Superiors of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Žepče on 3 September 2022, a new leadership of the Conference was elected: the new President is Sr. Željka DRAMAC ssf, Provincial of the Franciscan School...
Elections at the LKDIPAK from Latvia

Elections at the LKDIPAK from Latvia

  On Monday 31 January 2022, the Latvian religious gathered at the “St Joseph” Convent of the Dominican Sisters of Bethany in Riga to elect a new council and celebrate the World Day of Consecrated Life. The Apostolic Nuncio to the Baltic States, Petar...
Br. Colin Sammut as President of KSMR

Br. Colin Sammut as President of KSMR

Br. Colin Sammut ofm conv replaces Fr. Michael Bugeja sj as head of the Maltese KSMR since September 2022.Sr. Natalie Abela soc remains the Vice-President of the...
The Romanian Conference CRSM has a new President

The Romanian Conference CRSM has a new President

CRSM from Romania held its annual General Assembly in August 2022.A new President was elected at this meeting: Sr. Ildiko Homa sss, who has been the General Secretary of the Conference for many years.We wish her every success in her new task!   Sr. Ildiko with...
Change of President at the Swiss VOS’USM

Change of President at the Swiss VOS’USM

The General Assembly of the USM (VOS’USM) took place this year 2022 at the St. Antonius Training Centre in Morschach (SZ) from 27 to 29 June 2022. Eighteen major superiors or their delegates were present. The President of the USM, Abbot Peter von Sury,...
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.                          ...