superior general

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Noun1.superior general - the head of a religious order or congregation
chief, top dog, head - a person who is in charge; "the head of the whole operation"
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On this note, I present to you a quintessential woman of virtue, an author, politician, activist and a mother, Erelu Olabisi Adeleye-Fayemi, our Mother General in Ekiti!
Peter Kavumpuram, issued a clarification on Gracias' letter to the nuns, saying the bishop normally does not interfere in the congregation's internal matters, and, "therefore the order to return to their rightful communities by the Mother General is not canceled but stands."
By this clarification the Apostolic Administrator has not interfered in the internal affairs of this congregation, therefore the order to return to their rightful communities by the Mother General is not cancelled but stands," the statement quoting Kavumpuram said.
After elected as Mother General of the Salesian Sisters, she felt they should learn how to read and write correctly.
When World War II ended, the government sold the hospital to Mother General Mary Gerald of the Adrian Dominican Sisters of Adrian, Michigan.
Mercifully, the Mother General of the Holy Rosary Sisters of Killeshandra ordered my Aunt Kathleen - Sister Mary Cyprian - to accept the MBE for the sake of her continuing work in Africa.
This was after the former Mother General Giovanna Zippo of their congregation was invited by the Archbishop of Czestochowa Stanislao Nowak to open a new community.
So successful was her role as Mother General, Mama G, in Old School, it gave birth to her long established screen name.
When I shared my Donkey Spirituality with Sr Helen Mc Laughlin, our Mother General in 1993, I was greatly pleased and affirmed to learn that my Donkey Spirituality was not new.
Sister Marie Thomas Fabre, the congregation's mother general, said she witnessed what Sister Normand went through.
St Joseph's coordinator Sister Anna is investigating the allegations alongside the Mother General, Sister Philomena Bowers, based in London.