The General Chapter
The General Chapter of the Society, made up of representatives from all of the Society’s units worldwide, meets every six years and is responsible for electing the Superior General and his Council, as well as setting the direction and priorities for the Society and Generalate. The General Chapter can make changes to the Society’s rules, subject to the approval of the Holy See.
At the head of the Society of the Divine Savior stands the Generalate, elected for a six year term by the General Chapter. The Generalate consists of the Superior General and his Council. The Council members are the Vicar General and three consultors.
The Superior General holds the highest office and has authority over all administrative units, houses, and individual members according to the Society’s rules. The Generalate promotes the spirit of the Society and fosters international unity. It has the duty of directing and coordinating the activities of the entire Society, strengthening the members in faithfulness to the spirit of the Founder and encouraging their service in our apostolic mission.
The current Generalate of the Society of the Divine Savior:
Fr. Milton Zonta from the Brazilian province – Superior General
Fr. Raúl Gomez Ruíz from the USA province - General Consultor
Fr. Agustin (Stijn) Van Baelen from the
Fr. Chris Kowalczyk from the Polish province – General Consultor
Fr. Thomas Malal from the Congolese pro-province - General Consultor
Curia Generalizia della Società del Divin Salvatore
Via della Conciliazione, 51
I - 00193 ROMA
Tel. +39 06 686 291