New community, school and sewing centre established in Ghana

Nsuta school ghana 250x25031 MAY, 2023. On September 1, 2022, two sisters - Mary Ataa Takyiwaa Mensah SSL and Benedicta Boakye-Yiadom SSL - were missioned to establish a new community in the Bono East Region of Ghana in the Techiman Nsuta District. They have wasted no time since their arrival in Nsuta, and on January 10, 2023, the St Louis Roman Catholic Model Diocesan School opened its doors to 39 pupils. The sisters have also started a sewing centre on the same grounds as the school, which is running very well.

New convent for Savé community, Republic of Benin

save convent blessing 250x25031 MAY, 2023. The sisters in the Savé Community in the Republic of Benin have been living in a rented apartment since 2018, which has brought so many different challenges to them. But thanks to the Provincial Leadership Team, who provided funding for a wonderful new convent, which the sisters recently moved into, and which was officially blessed on January 22, 2023.

California sister recognised for commitment to education

stacy award 250x25031 MAY, 2023. Congratulations to Stacy Reineman SSL from our USA/Brazil Community, who was awarded the 2023 Annual Sector Award from the San Gabriel Valley Civic Alliance for 25 years of service as Principal of Nativity School, El Monte, California, and for her commitment to providing a quality Catholic education to all families who truly desire one.

Veronica Buah SSL retirement celebrated

veronica retirement 250x25031 MAY, 2023. The retirement of Veronica Buah SSL after many years of health care service to the people of Oku and its environs, was celebrated during a Mass on March 28, 2023, to mark World Day of the Sick and Our Lady of Lourdes Feast Day.

Outreach services provided to the people of Banon by the Clinique St Louis D'Akpassi, Benin

akpassi outreach 250x25027 APRIL, 2023. Last month, Eugenia Raymond SSL, and other staff from the Clinique St Louis D'Akpassi went on an outreach visit to Banon, a remote village where they also minister. The purpose of the visit was to educate the elderly on diseases that were more relevant to them, and to educate their caregivers in understanding the transition into old age. They also measured their blood pressure and weight and offered counselling services at no cost. Many people turned out for the outreach session, making the day a huge success.

Free eye surgery at the Atupa Eye Clinic in Iseyin, Nigeria

atupa 250x25027 APRIL, 2023. The Atupa Eye Clinic is located at Our Lady’s Catholic Hospital in Iseyin, Nigeria. Two Sisters of St Louis work at the Eye Clinic. Cecilia Olusanya SSL is the matron at the clinic and Ruth Orunpegan SSL is a nurse. Ruth was part of a recent outreach and eye screening programme in villages and towns near Iseyin, which resulted in 30 free cataract removal operations.