In GC XX there will be forty-nine Sisters participating; they represent the 24 countries where the Handmaids are.
Eighteen Sisters are participating for the first time in a General Congregation.
20% are younger than 50 years of age
28% are between 50 and 60 years of age
32% are between 60 and 70 years of age
20% are between 70 and 78 years of age