Saint Lucia: Prime Minister of Saint Lucia Philip J Pierre extended his wishes to Prioresse Marie Therese Clement as she was elected as General Superior for the Dominican Missionaries of Lady of Deliverande.
While congratulating her, PM Pierre wished Clement on his official social media handle and wrote, “Join me in congratulating Prioresse Marie Therese Clement on being elected as General Superior for the Dominican Missionaries of Our Lady of Deliverande, whose congregation’s main residence is in France.”
In her praise, Prime Minister said that to have a Saint Lucian serve in this prestigious, international role is a testament of the heights that we can attain if we devote ourselves diligently in the pursuit of excellence.
He added, “Today, Catholics and Saint Lucians celebrate with you, Sister Clement, as you continue to do the work of God and to serve the people.”
Recently, Sister Marie Therese Clement was selected for the esteemed international role of General Superior for the Dominican Missionaries of Our Lady of Deliverande for the congregation’s main residence in France.
Marie Therese is a native from Babonneau, Saint Lucia. She lived and worked in her native place by serving as a General Councillor for her Order at the Morne Fortune Monastery.
Additionally, Archbishop Gabriel Malzaire of Casteries also congratulated Marie Therese on her new post and urged Catholics in Saint Lucia to strive for such global causes, near and abroad.
Archbishop added, “I think it’s reason to boast with pride as an archdiocese as it is a moment of reflection and discernment as to who is going to lead the congregation for the next six years.”
Archbishop Malzaire added that before the meeting, they will conduct all the investigations and what are the needs of the congregation and reflection on the past experience of how ministry has gone for them in the previous years.
PM Pierre also shared the photographs from the ceremony with the congratulatory note. Following the post many followers and social media users reacted to it.
A social media user from Vieux-Fort congratulated and wrote, “Congratulations Prioresse Marie Theresa Clement. On a job well done. May the good lord bless you always.”
Another user Michelle Monrose commented, “Congratulations Prioresse Marie Therese Clement on a job well done. May the good Lord bless and keep you to continue doing his work.”
Davis Felix expressed, “Congratulations Sister, the Lords blessings upon you.”