13 AUG, 2019. The official launch of the recently re-located Irish Region and Institute Archives (from Monaghan to Blakestown in Dublin) took place on June 28, the feast of the Sacred Heart. This date is significant to the Sisters of St Louis, because, on that day, the Turkenstein Pact was signed by three of our ancestors - Louis Colmar, Louise Humann and Thérèse Brek.
13 AUG, 2019. Earlier this summer, the Sisters of St Louis in Oku, Ghana, and the people of Oku, were honoured to receive ten students and three teachers from St Louis Grammar School, Ballymena, in Northern Ireland, where they spent six days helping out at the school and clinic and immersing themselves in village life.
20 JUNE, 2019. LifeWay Network is one of only two organizations in the New York Metropolitan area providing safe housing for women survivors of human trafficking. Last month, more than 150 friends and supporters, including the Sisters of St Louis, attended the charity’s annual event, in which the theme was, “The Power of Community” in collaborating to end the scourge of human trafficking. The highlight of the evening was the introduction of a new and exciting mentorship program called WINGS (Welcoming and Inspiring New Growth as Sisters).
30 MAY, 2019. Congratulations to Terry Dodge SSL, who was awarded the Congressional Woman of the Year Award from the City of Claremont, California, for her ministry at Crossroads Inc, which provides housing, education, support, counseling, and employment training in a home-like environment for women who have been incarcerated.
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