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Home WHAT’S NEW Sr. Rekha M. Chennattu, elected Superior general of the Religious of the Assumption for 6 years

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Sr. Rekha M. Chennattu

On July 5, 2018, the Religious of the Assumption, gathered in general chapter in Lourdes, France, elected Sr. Rehka M .Chennattu superior general. Born on May 31, 1963, currently provincial of India, she has also been involved in the formation of young sisters for the past 10 years. Professor of Biblical Studies at the Pontifical Atheneum in Pune (India), she participated in the synod of bishops for the new evangelization in October 2012. A member of the Federation of the Conference of Asian bishops for theological questions, she has made presentations on many topics including religious life, women’s leadership, Biblical exegesis, theology and spirituality. Sr. Rehka has published many works both in India and abroad.

The Religious of the Assumption are an international Catholic religious congregation founded in 1839 by St. Marie-Eugénie de Jésus. With a missionary spirit from the outset, they are especially involved in education supported by a life of prayer, adoration, and an intense community life. Located on 4 continents (Africa, America, Asia, and Europe), they number about 1100 in 33 countries.

 
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