MELITTA FRAGNER Province Leader Österreich/Schweiz/Czech

Province Leader Österreich/Schweiz/Czech


Sister Melitta Fragner was appointed the Province Leader of Österreich/ Schweiz/Czech for a second term of three years.  Her mandate will begin on 8th December 2017. The Province Chapter was held in Vienna, Austria from 21-24 October 2017.

Melitta entered the congregation in Austria and made her perpetual profession on 30th August 1975.


Melitta has pursued studies in the fields of domestic sciences, psychology and education theory, leadership training, and theology.  She is fluent in English and also speaks French.

Her apostolic experiences include group director in different residential centers for girls, teacher of domestic sciences and education theory, and ministry with single mothers, and with children.  She was also the UN representative at the Vienna Office, focusing on human trafficking issues. 


Over the years, Melitta has also served in various congregational ministries including:  local leader, province councilor, and province leader.  She currently serves on the Mother House Commission.


Province Leadership Team Members include:  Sisters Theresia Pönner, Beatrix Lewe and Hedwig Joehl.



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