October 7, 2019 4:11 pm

Mother Julian Pieters, Abbess of Arnhem (Archdiocese of Utrecht, The Netherlands) since 2016, having reached the age of retirement mentioned in ST 40.A of the Constitutions, presented his resignation to the Abbot General. With the consent of his Council, the Abbot General accepted the resignation which became effective on September 1, 2019.

On October 7, 2019, the Community of Arnhem elected as abbess for a six year term, Sister Pascale Fourmentin.

Mother Pascale Fourmentin was born in 1968 in Enghien (Belgium), entered Brialmont in 1994 and made solemn profession in 2000. She changed her stability to the community of Arnhem. At the time of her election, she was Junior Mistress and cellerar.