UISG Bulletin


With the UISG BULLETIN, we wish to offer to the Superiors General and to all our members some reflections on religious life based on Sacred Scripture, theology and spirituality, with the aim of contributing to a better knowledge of consecrated life and its evolution in worldwide.


It is published three times a year in the digital format and is available in seven languages: French, English, Italian, Dutch, Portuguese, Spanish, German.


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Bulletin Archive


UISG Bulletin 184: Pathways of Transformation on Women’s Consecrated Life


On December 8th, 1965, the last day of the Second Vatican Council, the Council Fathers signed the decree approving the creation of the International Union of Superiors General (UISG). So, for nearly sixty years, the UISG has been uniting in dialogue and solidarity women’s congregations of diocesan and pontifical right from around the world. This makes it a privileged witness to the evolution of women’s consecrated life over the course of these years.


The Council marked a decisive turning point between the idea of consecrated life understood as a path of perfection marked by individualism and the affirmation of consecrated life understood as “spiritual capital for the whole body of Christ” (cf. LG 43). Participating in the Church’s evangelizing mission, consecrated women are called to live in close contact with the People of God, responding to the needs of humanity with their evangelical witness, their charism, their vocation to love, fruitfulness, unity, sorority...


All this has involved the profound changes that women’s consecrated life has experienced in recent years. Women religious have matured new ways of being in mission and ministry, charting new paths to identify and reach out to all the privileged recipients of the Crucified and Risen Love: the poor, migrants, women, victims of abuse, children, the elderly, the suffering…


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