Sunday, September 23, 2018 - Sr. Nathalie Becquart, xav is a member of the Xavière Missionaries of Christ Jesus, an apostolic religious institute rooted in the spiritual tradition of St. Ignatius of Loyola (founder of the Jesuits). Born in France in 1921, the Xavière sisters were officially recognized by the Catholic Church in 1963, and have been a congregation of pontifical right since 2010. Today, the Xavières have twenty communities of sisters on three continents: Africa, Europe and America, including sisters in Toronto and Montreal.
Sr. Nathalie is the former Director of the National Service for Youth Evangelization and for Vocations of the Bishops’ Conference of France. She is currently the Vice-President of the European Vocations Service. She acted as one of several coordinators for the Pre-Synod meeting of youth held at the Vatican in March 2018, and has been named as an auditor of the Synod on Young People, the Faith, and Vocational Discernment at the Vatican during the month of October 2018.
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