Sister Margaret Fielding
General Superior 2019 – Present

Margaret Fielding, our new General Superior, is from our Northern European Province. Born in Ireland, she has lived all over the RSHM world—in Ireland, Northern Ireland, England, Scotland, France, Italy and Brazil. She speaks English, Portuguese, and French.

She has previously served as General Councilor and Secretary in Rome from 2001-2007 and as Directress of the SHM Novitiate in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, from 2014-2017.

More recently, she has guided retreats at our RSHM retreat houses—Cormaria in Sag Harbor, NY, USA and Noddfa, in Penmaenmawr, Wales, as well as at St. Beuno’s in North Wales. Among Margaret’s interests are the future of apostolic religious life, intergenerational friendships and mentoring, and care of the environment. She enjoys reading, gardening, walking in the country, art, and music.