Dorothy Yayock SSL celebrates golden jubilee

02 2013 dorothyjub news27 FEB, 2013. Dorothy Yayock SSL is the first Sister of St Louis in Nigeria to celebrate her Golden Jubilee. Her jubilee celebrations officially began on February 6, 2013 in Gidan Mariya.

Bury St Edmunds Parish celebrates 250 years

burystedmunds adj website30 JAN, 2013.  There was a double reason to celebrate at the parish of Bury St Edmunds on December 8, 2012. It’s a major feast in the Church’s calendar, but the parish also had a historical reason to celebrate it. It was the 250th anniversary of the first Mass celebrated in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel in 1762.

Patricia Ebegbulem SSL receives highest Papal Award

patriciae1 adj website18 DEC, 2012.  On September 15, Patricia Ebegbulem SSL and 15 other religious received the highest Papal honour for consecrated persons, the Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice medal, in recognition of their years of commitment and service to the church in Nigeria.

Cross Border Orchestra of Ireland - SSL connections

cboi pic2 adjusted18 DEC, 2012.  On October 12 at the Royal Albert Hall, London, Sharon Treacy Dunne, Founder and Director of the Cross Border Orchestra of Ireland, paid tribute to the Sisters of St Louis in Dun Lughaidh, Dundalk, Ireland "who educated me, and where all this began".

SSL holds its first International Education Forum

edforum 0129 NOV, 2012.  Drumalis in Northern Ireland was the venue for the first-ever International Sisters of St Louis Education Forum, which took place from October 21 to 27, 2012. Participants from all regions - California, England, France, Ghana, Ireland and Nigeria – attended this milestone event.

New Associates in Brazil

brazil assoc 0129 NOV, 2012.  Thirty-six years ago three Sisters of St Louis set out for the new mission foundation in Brazil. And, 36 years later, three sisters (again!), including one of the pioneers, are reinitiating the Associate movement of the Sisters of St Louis in Brazil. This is not the first time there have been associates in Brazil. We had associates for at least 10 years until approximately 2005, but it was in a less formal way...