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Sister Maria Adelia Mediates International Exchange

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During the week of October 2 to October 9, 2023, the sisters of the provincial house in Our Lady Aparecida Province hosted the members of the International Team from the Catholic University of Trujillo, Peru. The purpose of their visit was to visit several Universities in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.  Besides renewing agreements with these institutions and signing new ones, the group met with various professors to discuss the University’s educational model as well as to explore the potential for cooperation in different areas of education. They also visited tourist attractions and enjoyed the natural beauty of the state of Rio Grande do Sul.

The Catholic University of Trujillo’s International Team consisted of the Rector, the Deputy Academic Director, the Dean of the Theology department, the Institutional Development Manager, and Sister Maria Adelia Dannus, SND who facilitated the various meetings.

Sister Maria Adelia has ministered in Peru since 2017.  She is currently a member of the international exchange intermediation team between the Catholic University of Trujillo, Peru and Universities in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.  Sister is in charge of contracts and exchange programs between international and Brazilian Universities.

In addition, Sister Maria Adelia has solid experience in education, which includes many years of ministering in Notre Dame Schools sponsored by Our Lady Aparecida Province. Therefore, Sister was the ideal person to approach the Universities in the state.

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