Patricia Ebegbulem SSL receives award at inaugural Sisters Anti-Trafficking Awards ceremony in London

SATA 250x25030 NOVEMBER, 2023. Congratulations to Patricia Ebegbulem SSL who was one of three recipients of awards at the inaugural Sisters Anti–Trafficking Awards Ceremony in London on October 31. The Sisters Anti-Trafficking Awards (SATAs) is an annual celebration that honours Catholic sisters who have demonstrated exceptional courage, creativity, collaboration, and achievement in protecting communities from human trafficking. The ceremony was co-hosted by ARISE (anti-slavery NGO), UISG (International Union of Superiors General), and the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation.

Two Irish sisters reflect on their missioning to Sclessin, Belgium

Sclessin 250x25030 NOVEMBER, 2023. Máire Cannon SSL enjoyed a recent visit with Lily Beirne SSL and Anne Killeen SSL in Kiltipper Nursing Home in Dublin, where they shared their early memories of their missioning to the Sclessin community in Belgium in 1953, which had been reunited with Monaghan earlier that year. Armed with very little spoken French, their journey involved many boats and trains. And luggage! They reflect with gratitude on this time in their lives.

Final Profession and Jubilee celebrations take place in Akure, Nigeria

NigeriaProfession 250x25030 NOVEMBER, 2023. The Nigeria Province recently celebrated the following: the final profession of vows of Agatha Nwanyanwu SSL; the Silver Jubilee celebrations of Lucia Akinnusoye SSL, Constance Dibie SSL, Gladys Ekhareafo SSL, Helen Orunkoya SSL, Bridget Shekarah SSL; the Golden Jubilee celebration of Winifred Ojo SSL; and the Diamond Jubilee celebration of Dorothy Yayock SSL.

Remembering our ancestors

juilly 250x25030 NOVEMBER, 2023. On October 15, the sisters in the Foundation House in Juilly, France, celebrated the death of Louis Bautain, the founder of the Sisters of St Louis, and the Feast day of Mère Thérese de la Croix, the first Superior General of the Sisters of St Louis in 1842. 

Bridge of Care - an extraordinary initiative in Louisville Girls High School, Ijebu-Itele, Nigeria

bridge of care 250x25026 OCTOBER, 2023. The Bridge of Care Programme was established at Louisville Girls High School in Ijebu-Itele, Nigeria, more than 15 years ago, to support the school's immediate community and neighbouring areas. It began by helping indigenous students access education at the school and at primary and secondary levels within the Ijebu region, as well as supporting them at third level.

Platinum Jubilees in Rathmines

rathmnines jubliarians 250x25026 OCTOBER, 2023. September 27, 2023, was a gala day in St Louis Convent Rathmines, when four of our St Louis Sisters, Breda O’Hanrahan SSL, Vera McGrath SSL, Lucille Foley SSL and Mary Hayes SSL, each celebrated 70 years of dedicated ministry to our St Louis Institute.