The Congregatio Jesu has elected a new Vicar General and General Assistants

The General Congregation of the Congregatio Jesu has now elected a new Vicar General and three other General Assistants. After further days of prayer, discernment and consultation, following on from the election of the new General Superior, Sister Veronica Fuhrmann on 29 August, the members of the General Congregation have elected (assistants in alphabetical order):

  • Sr Estela Clara Grignola from Argentina, a member of the Amerindian Province as the Vicar General
  • Sr Anna Quinterio from Italy, a member of the Latin European Province (LEP) as General Assistant
  • Sr Helena Kang from South Korea, a member of the Korean Province as General Assistant
  • Sr Pratima Pinto from India, a member of the Delhi Province as General Assistant

The new General Assistants will complete the leadership team around Sr Veronica Fuhrmann, the new General Superior of the Congregatio Jesu taking over from Sr Jane Livesey. The new Vicar General and General Assistants take over from Sr Elena Gatica Romero, Vicar General, (Chile – Amerindian Province), Sr Elisabeth Kampe (Germany – Middle European Province), Sr Prisca Vadakepoondikulam (India – Patna Province) and Sr Cecilia Yeom Jaeyoung (South Korea – Korean Province).


We join our CJ Sisters in welcoming their new General Leadership and we accompany them with our prayers.