On January 1, 2019, the Feast of St. Basil the Great, in the monastery chapel of the Sisters of the Order of Saint Basil the Great in Curitiba, Brazil, novice Thays Marcela Hamulak professed monastic Temporary Vows of chastity, poverty and obedience in the presence of the Delegature Superior Sister Maria Demetrio.
In the Saint Macrina Delegature monastery in Curitiba, Brazil the Sisters of the Order of Saint Basil the Great held their Delegature Chapter of Elections during January 13 – 14, 2019.
Following are the results of the elections:
- Delegature Superior - Sister Maria Demetrio, OSBM
- Vicar and Councilor - Sister Lucia Salkovski, OSBM
- Delegature Treasurer - Sister Margarete Kavetski, OSBM
May Our Lord guide the Sisters in their ministries for the good of the community, the Church and God’s people.
We pray that the Sisters be blessed with spiritual and physical strength, so that they truly may be God’s praying, healing, and life-giving presence wherever God calls them to minister.
On the evening of January 7, 2019 Sister Mahdalyna Nataliya Repetska, OSBM of the Most Holy Trinity Province in Ukraine was called home to the Lord in the 89th year of her life, having served God in the monastery for 39 years.
On December 27, 2018 on the Feast of Saint Stephen the First Martyr, the Basilian Fathers visited the Generalate House of the Sisters of St. Basil.
On December 26, 2018, at the invitation of Most Reverend Dionisio Lachovicz, Apostolic Visitator for Ukrainian Catholics in Italy, the Sisters of St. Basil from the Generalate – Sisters Lydia Anna Sawka, Nazariya Mykhayliuk and Emanuela Vavrekova participated in the annual pilgrimage of Ukrainians in Italy to the Basilica of Saint Peter in Vatican City.
After dinner on December 26, 2018, the Generalate of the Sisters of Saint Basil was visited by the students from the Ukrainian Collegio of Saint Priest-martyr Josaphat.