no. 1 january - march 2007.
The XVIth General Chapter of the Congregação das Irmãs da Divina Providência took place January 6-14, 2007 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
Present for the celebration was Joseph Chalmers, Prior General of the Order, and Dom Arnaldo Ribeiro, delegate of the Archbishop of Belo Horizonte. Elected were:
Councilor and Assistant: Maria Eduvirges Teixeira
2nd Councilor: Leonor de Jesus Garcia
3rd Councilor: Arlette Louzada
4th Councilor: Dáhlia Peixoto de Rezende Filha
The Congregation was instituted in 1899 and affiliated to the Carmelite Order in 1913. It has 47 houses and 245 sisters in Brazil, Argentina, and Equador. The curia of the Congregation is located in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
On June 21, 2006, the Elective Chapter of the Carmelite monastery of Sta. María del Monte Carmelo in Mayagüez (Puerto Rico) was celebrated. The following were elected:
On July 31, 2006 the Elective Chapter of the Carmelite monastery of the Sacred Heart and Blessed Titus Brandsma in Cordoba, Spain was celebrated. The following were elected to serve:
The nuns of the Carmelite Monastery in Zenderen, the Netherlands held their triennial elective chapter on October 24, 2006. The results of the elections were:
The nuns of the Carmelite Monastery of Sant’ Anna in Carpineto Romano, Italy held their triennial elective chapter recently. The results of the elections were: