Sisters of St Louis Extended Leadership Meeting (ELM) takes place in Ireland

elm 200x20030 MAR, 2020. The Sisters of St Louis’ Extended Leadership Team Meeting, which takes place every four years, took place in the Ballyvaloo Retreat Centre, Co Wexford, from March 1-13, 2020. The CLT and Leadership Teams had been preparing for this meeting for nearly a year, so everyone arrived well prepared.

New series of articles on the St Louis School’s handbook to be published

schools handbook 250x25030 MAR, 2020. Starting from the April issue of Musings (Issue 96), the Sisters of St Louis will be publishing a series of articles that encapsulates the St Louis ethos of education. The content of these articles, which will span seven issues until the end of this year, will be taken mostly from the St Louis School’s handbook, a copy of which is available in each St Louis School. We hope that in reading this series of articles and indeed the more detailed information contained in the St Louis School’s handbook, that our readers will gain a sense of the St Louis spirit which motivates the ethos of education in our schools.

Monaghan Associates support the Laudato Tree Project

laudato tree 250x25027 FEB, 2020. Last September, the Monaghan Associates celebrated the Season of Creation 2019, by actively participating in the Laudato Tree Project. An initiative of the Society of African Missions, it is based on Pope Francis’ 2015 Laudato Si encyclical on the environment and human ecology. The project encourages the planting of trees in Ireland in partnership with the Tree Council of Ireland, and in Africa by supporting The Great Green Wall initiative of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification, which aims to combat the spread of deserts in Africa.

Sisters celebrate Christmas Day in Dawhan, Ethiopia, on January 6!

ethiopia christma 250x25027 FEB, 2020. Ethiopia celebrated Christmas Day on January 7, 2020!! Why? This is because the Ethiopian Calendar is different from the Gregorian calendar, which is used in most parts of the world. In fact, according to the Ethiopian Calendar, the date of this most recent Christmas Day was December 28, 2012!! The Holy Saviour Kindergarten School, Dawhan, which is run by the Sisters of St Louis, had the opportunity to celebrate Christmas in the school on Monday January 6.

80th Anniversary of Rathmines Primary Schools celebrated

rathmines80th 250x25030 JAN, 2020. January 10, 2020 was the 80th anniversary of the foundation of the St Louis Infant School and Senior Primary School, Rathmines, Dublin, when both schools celebrated Mass, led by Parish Priest Fr William King, exactly 80 years to the day that Canon Fleming PP celebrated Mass to launch both schools.

Pauline Zamekuu SSL celebrates her Silver Jubilee in Juilly

paulinez silver jubilee 250x25030 JAN, 2020. Pauline Zamekuu SSL celebrated her silver jubilee last month in the Juilly community of France. The celebration commenced with Holy Mass in the Juilly community chapel, followed by a dinner reception afterwards. It was attended by all the sisters from the Juilly Étampes and Grigny communities, along with parishioners from the Deanary of Dammartin-en-Goële and other Ghanaian representatives from Paris.