January 23, 2017 5:16 pm

Mother Stella Maris Venezia, Prioress of the Monastery of Sta María de la Paz, Juigalpa (Nicaragua) since 2009, presented her resignation to the Abbot General on September 16, 2016. With the consent of his Council, the Abbot General accepted the resignation which became effective on September 26, 2016.

On January 22, 2017, Paul Mark Schwan, Abbot of Vina and Father Immediate of Juigalpa, appointed Sister Fabiana Barrera, as Superior ad nutum of Juigalpa.
Mother Fabiana was born in Buenos Aires (Argentina) in 1961, entered Hinojo (Argentina) in 1987 and made solemn profession in 1993. She had been one of the foundresses of Juigalpa in 2001. At the time of her appointment, Mother Fabiana was the book keeper of the Community.