New Province's name

This will be thy name
Know the criteria and the process to find the official name of the New Province.

The question of the name of the New Province came naturally and early in the process.

As basis criteria for the choice of name it was defined that:

should be suggested by the members of the organization itself to be formalized by the General Government.
could not be a name that represents the whole Congregation.
Thus, a list of proposals gathered at the meeting of Local Superiors appeared in April 2017 in Seville.

These were the names:

  • Fátima/Fátima/Fátima
  • Corazón de María/ Coração de Maria /Heart of Mary
  • Betania/ Betânia /Bethany
  • San Miguel/ São Miguel / Saint Michael
  • Santa María/Santa Maria/ Holy Mary