Province Leader of Peru

Marlene Beatriz Acosta Tixi
Province Leader


On October 30, during the XI Provincial Chapter of Peru at the Retreat House of the Good Shepherd in Lima, Peru, the sisters of the Province elected Sister Marlene Beatriz Acosta Tixi as Provincial Leader. 


Sister Marlene was born in Tarma on November 28, 1968. She made her first profession in the Congregation on April 24, 1992.


She has a Degree in Psychology. She carried out many responsibilities in the Congregation:

She worked in the insertion community of “Pino y Barrios Altos” in Lima; she accompanied Pre-Novices in Lima; she worked with adolescents of the “Hogar de la Niña Trujillo”; she was in charge of promoting the “Rural Woman” in Kcauri, Cusco. Also, she was a member of the International Committees and of the Regional Formation Team and she is a current member of the Peru Province Council. Presently, she is the Promoter of the St. Mary Euphrasia School and leader of the Community in Lima.


The new Province Leadership Team will begin their mandate on February 2, 2020.


Province Leadership Team


From left to right: Sisters Mercedes Acevedo (Contemplative Councillor), Teresa Vivanco, Isabel Chávez, Hortensia Huarino (Apostolic Councillors), Marlene Acosta (Province Leader), Alicia Rojas (Apostolic Council), Cristina Rodríguez (Contemplative Councillor).