25 NOV, 2021. In 1955, Sheila McGovern SSL left Ireland for Nigeria, where she spent over 25 years in total on Mission. The majority of this time was spent at St Louis Secondary School, Kano, where she taught Maths, English, Music and Religion. She also spent time in Zonkwa, teaching in the Women’s Teachers Training College. A two-part series was published in the Sisters of St Louis’ monthly newsletter Musings.
28 OCT, 2021. The origins of the Sisters of St Louis can be traced back to 1797, to Turkenstein near Strasbourg, when three people (Abbé Louis Joseph Colmar, Marie Madeline Louise Humann, and Thérèse Brek) signed a spiritual act of union, where they promised to remain united together in the heart of Christ until death, to fulfil Christ’s prayer. Madeleine Louise Humann was born on September 29, 1766, in Fessenheim, near Strasbourg. Louis Colmer was six years old and Marie Thérèse Brek, 11.
28 OCT, 2021. The Sisters of St Louis archivist was delighted to receive an article written by Denis Coloran Rushe, an historian, who was a pupil of the Infant School in North Road in Monaghan when it was run by the Sisters of St Louis! The article delights in the ‘Sensation’ caused by the Sisters arrival in Monaghan in 1859.
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