Official Launch of Irish Region and Institute Archives

archive launch 250x25013 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.

The people of Oku, Ghana, welcome visitors from St Louis Grammar School, Ballymena

oku ballymena 250x25013 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.

St Louis Nursery and Primary School, Kano, celebrates 70 years!

kano70 250x25020 JUNE, 2019. Even though St Louis Nursery and Primary School, Kano, celebrated its 70th anniversary on January 18, 2019, the celebrations started much earlier than that, and went on for almost six months, with the grand four-day finale taking place last month!

LifeWay Network’s event towards new life

lifeway 250x25020 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).

Tribute paid to the St Louis sisters and their contribution to Carrickmacross over last 130 years

carrick 250x25030 MAY, 2019. Three hundred people were packed into the Ballroom Suite of the Nuremore Hotel, Carrickmacross on the evening of May 9, to pay tribute to the Sisters of St Louis for 130 years’ presence in Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan.

Terry Dodge SSL receives Congressional Woman of the Year award

terry 250x25030 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.