On April 19-21, 2016, 4 postulants from two SSpS provinces – Germany and Slovakia – arrived in the Generalate, where the English European Novitiate resides.  The group is composed of two Germans – Anne Bensch and Ida Haurand – one Czech – Lenka Frantiska Vaverova – and one Slovak – Miroslava Artimova.   They have been accepted as novices and will formally begin their Novitiate on  May 20, 2016.