Sage advice from Sisters to Louisville, Woodland Hills, Class of 2019

mariagoretticrowley 250x25028 FEB, 2019. Maria Goretti Crowley SSL was a guest speaker at the 2019 Louisville High School, Woodland Hills, California, Heritage Liturgy, which is celebrated every year during Catholic Schools’ week.

Irish Region and Institute Archives move to new location

archives 250x25031 JAN, 2019. The Irish Region and Institute Archives have moved home, from Monaghan to Blakestown in Dublin. After months of preparation, the big move took place on January 10, 2019, under the watchful eye of Ann Bolton SSL (Institute Archivist) and Anne Kavanagh SSL (Irish Region Archivist). Four hundred boxes were carefully packed before Christmas, and moved, along with steel shelving, cabinets, cupboards, desks, pictures, computers and a range of equipment, to a newly-renovated ground floor space in Blakestown.

SSL Ghana receives two postulants into novitiate

ghana postulants 250x25031 JAN, 2019. Two postulants were received into the novitiate at the Louis Bautain Formation House, Apromase, Ghana, during November and December 2018. On November 9, Sheila Ayagiba began her novitiate training, following a simple ceremony, and she was joined, on December 8, by Sophia Adu-Amankwaah.

Central Leadership Team Visitation to Nigeria Province

nigeria visitation 250x25020 DEC, 2018. In early November, members of the Central Leadership Team packed their bags and headed off to the Province of Nigeria for visitation, Provincial Assemblies and CLT Assembly Two. We were warmly welcomed in Lagos by sisters from the Marywood community and the members of the Provincial Leadership Team.

California journalist thanks Sisters after for sheltering him during wildfires

wildfires 250x25020 DEC, 2018. Journalist Dennis McCarthy was evacuated from his home in Agoura Hills, and he and five members of his family sought shelter with the Louisville community of the Sisters of St Louis for four days.

South Central LAMP celebrates 25th anniversary

lamp 25 250x25029 NOVEMBER, 2018. Margie Buttitta SSL was one of the pioneer founding sisters of South Central Los Angeles Ministry Project (SC LAMP) which celebrated its 25th anniversary on October 20, 2018. SC LAMP was established in the aftermath of the 1992 Los Angeles riots, when eight congregations of Catholic sisters came together to find a way to help South Central, the neighborhood most impacted.