The XI General Chapter of the Sisters of the Order of Saint Basil the Great is scheduled to be held in Rome, Italy during July 8 to 20, 2019. On April 10, 2018, the Preparatory Committee for the event gathered for their first meeting at the Generalate of the Basilian Sisters in Rome.
The following Sisters have been chosen as members of the Preparatory Committee: Chairperson - Sister Miriam Claire Kowal (Jesus, Lover of Humanity Province, Fox Chase Manor, PA, USA), Secretary - Sister Emanujila Vishka (Saint Michael the Archangel Province, Osijek, Croatia), Sister Ihnatiya Havrylyk (The Most Holy Trinity Province, Ukraine), Sister Maria Ignat (Immaculate Heart of Mary Province, Romania), and Sister Monica Jaciuk (Christ the King Province, Argentina). Sister Monica was not able to attend this meeting for personal reasons. Sister Nazariya Mykhayliuk, a General Councilor, was chosen as the liaison person between the Preparatory Committee and the General Administration. Attending the first two days of the meeting was Ms. Frances Heary, the Facilitator for our XI General Chapter.
The Committee met and worked from April 10 to 14, 2018. During this time a theme and a symbol were chosen, a schedule was developed and items/tasks to be dealt with were identified. The members of the Preparatory Committee prepared an informative letter to be sent to each Province, Vice-Province, Delegature and Monastery. A Proposal Form will be included in the letter with an explanation of what specific criteria constitutes a Proposal.