New Zealander elected congregational leader of Mission Sisters

Sister Jo Kane, the New Zealand leader of the Sisters of the Mission, Religieuses de Notre Dame de Mission, (RNDM) has been elected to be their international congregational leader.

She was elected at the sisters general chapter being held in Hua Hin, Thailand.

Sister Jo will replace Sister Maureen McBride who is also a New Zealander.

The the Mission Sisters came to New Zealand in 1864, three years after the foundation of the Congregation, by Euphrasie Barbier.

They now work in 23 countries in Europe, the Americas, Asia, Africa and the Pacific.

Their newest missionary insertions are South Sudan, Laos, Orissa in India, Thai-Myanmar borders, Kazakhstan and Taiwan. Our priorities in mission are among the poor and marginalised, especially women and children.

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