Sisters spent the day completing the election of the General Council, the Assistant General Superior and two alternates for General Council in case of the need to replace someone.
They received the amended version of the Vision Statement and completed other minor matters. They also bade good-bye to Frances Heery the Facilitator.
The newly elected Council includes Sister Marcela Runcan, General Superior, Sister Mariela Rotzen, Assistant General Superior and First Councilor, Sister Emanujila Vishka of Osijek, Croatia as Second Councilor, Sister Terenya Shynal as Third Councilor and Sister Mykolaya Romakh as Fourth Councilor.
Solemn Vespers of St. Macrina were sung in a variety of languages led by Bishop Dionysius Lachovich. Other religious attended from the Basilian Fathers, the Sisters of St. Ann, Sister Servants of Mary Immaculate and the Franciscan Sisters of the Hearts of Jesus and Mary. Sister Michaelina Torre also participated in the evening's activities. The Sisters of the new Administration were honored with flowers and songs of blessings in many languages. A barbecue and celebration followed in the courtyard with the Sisters and guests enjoying lots of food, drink and joyful singing.