First graduation ceremony takes place at the St Louis Fashion Centre, Oku, Ghana

fashion oku graduation 250x25025 APRIL, 2024. The St Louis Fashion Centre, Oku, Ghana held its maiden graduation ceremony on March 8, to coincide with International Women’s Day. Six young women graduated with a certificate in dressmaking that day, where they were awarded a certificate and a sewing machine to help them start their business.

Meet our Postulancy Community in the Republic of Benin

benin postulancy 250x25025 APRIL, 2024. We are delighted for you to meet the two Sisters in the Postulancy Community, Republic of Benin - Rachael Ojo SSL, the Postulant Directress and Roseline Fatoba SSL, assisting her. Together they are responsible for 14 Postulants, helping them to deepen their understanding of the Christian life and getting to know the Sisters of St Louis.

CLT Leader visits postulancy in Dassa-Zoumé, Republic of Benin

clt benin 250x25025 APRIL, 2024. The postulant community in Dassa-Zoumé, Republic of Benin, were delighted to receive a recent visit from the Institute Leader, Patricia Ojo SSL, and Christiana Kure SSL, the Provincial Leader, The two amazing sisters were welcomed with songs and dancing.

“Mulheres de Luta” award for Brazil Associate

suely award 250x25025 APRIL, 2024. Brazil Associate Maria Suely de Sousa Marinho, recently received the “Mulheres de Luta” award in the State of Goiás, from Bia de Lima, the State Deputy of the Legislative Assembly, to mark International Women’s Day. The “Mulheres de Luta” award roughly translates to Women of Grit or Activist Woman in English. Suely is an SSL associate, Vice President of the AAVE Group, and was also a Sister of St Louis for about nine years.

First Profession of Vows of three sisters

first profession 200x20028 MARCH, 2024. Congratulations to Hauwa Lawan Yahaya, Paulina Taiwo Ojobo and Martina Patrick Mndza who made their first profession of vows on February 6, 2024, in the Novitiate in Akure, Nigeria.

Patricia Ebegbulem SSL receives award at International Women's Day celebration

patricia ebegbulem 200x20028 MARCH, 2024. It was a great joy in Abuja, Nigeria, on March 7, 2024, Abuja, when Patricia Ebegbulem SSL was one among several women awarded for their contributions to, and impact on, improving the lives of women and girls in Nigeria. The Centre for Women Studies and Intervention (CWSI) in collaboration with Catholic Agency for Overseas Development (CAFOD) organized an a symposium in honour of women in Nigeria who have made an impact in various fields and aspects of life in our society. This event was organised as a way of celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8, 2024.