An SNJM at UNANIMA International

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Longueuil, Quebec, Canada, February 24th – The Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary warmly congratulate Sister Barbara Spears (SNJM) on her appointment as an intern with UNANIMA International.

 “Given our close relationship with UNANIMA International, we are very excited about this appointment. We also know that with her long experience in working for justice, particularly for women, Barbara’s contribution will be very much appreciated,” explained Catherine Ferguson, Superior General of the SNJM Congregation.

About UNANIMA International

UNANIMA is a coalition of 19 congregations of Roman Catholic Sisters which advocates at the UN for the improvement of the economic and social conditions of all peoples. Its members carry out various humanitarian projects on all continents. Through UNANIMA, marginalized persons are brought to the UN to speak their own truth. The UNANIMA offices are conveniently located in New York, near the United Nations Headquarters:

About the SNJMs

The Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary (SNJM) is an international community of Catholic women religious. Those affiliated with them include associates and lay consecrated persons. Founded in 1843 in Longueuil, QC, Canada, the congregation carries out its mission of education on three continents. To learn more, visit: