General Chapter Meeting, Chicago 2017

July 28, 2017


The General Chapter Meeting of the Blessed Sacrament Congregation, held recently in Chicago, USA, was attended by Fr Jo Dirks SSS (Australian Provincial Leader) and Fr Philip Watkins SSS (Delegate).  This meeting occurs every 6 years and in addition to general business, elections are held to appoint the General Council.

The outcomes of the elections held this year were:

Superior General:     Fr Eugenio Barbosa Martins SSS
                              from the Province of Our Lady of Guadalupe
), re-elected for a
                              second term of 6 years. (centre)

Vicar General:                Fr Martin Tine SSS (Senegal) (2nd left)
General Consultor:         Fr Joseph Binh SSS (Vietnam)  (2nd right)
General Consultor:            Fr Jose Riveria Ruiz SSS (Spain)  (1st left)
General Consultor

  & General Treasurer:
     Fr Philip (Benzy) Romician SSS (India)
                                     (1st right)