During the days of January 24 – 27, 2017 in their monastery in Gorlice, the Sisters of the Order of Saint Basil the Great from the Holy Cross Province in Poland held their Chapter of Elections. At the opening of the Chapter Heirarchal Divine Liturgy was celebrated and a pastoral homily offered by Metropolitan-Archbishop Eugene Popowicz, Metropolitan-Archbishop of Przemysl-Warszawa. A day of spiritual renewal was given by Reverend Mykola Kozitskyy, OSBM, Provincincial of the Basilian Fathers in Poland.
The following Sisters were elected to the new Provincial Administration:
Provincial Superior – Mother Magdalena Szewczyk, OSBM (second term)
First Councillor and Vicar – Sister Teresa Maliniak, OSBM
Second Councillor – Sister Natalia Hukowicz, OSBM
Third Councillor – Sister Anna Piecunko, OSBM
We wish the newly-elected Provincial Administration God’s many blessings, and spiritual and physical strength to serve humbly and be open to the movements of the Holy Spirit and God’s Word. Through the guidance and protection of the Blessed Mother, may they carry the light of Christ in their hearts as they serve the Order, the Church and God’s faithful people!