Irene Balakpa SSL graduates from Medical School

irenebalakpa 250x25025 FEBRUARY, 2021. Congratulations to Irene Balakpa SSL from our Ghana region, who graduated from Hebei North Medical University in 2020, after six long hard years of study. Her swearing in ceremony for The Ghana Medical and Dental Council and Ghana Medical Association took place in December.

Jubilee celebrations for three Nigeria St Louis schools

nigeriajubilees 250x25025 FEBRUARY, 2021. We are absolutely delighted to celebrate not one, but three, jubilee celebrations at St Louis Schools in Nigeria, less than one month apart: on January 18, 2021, St Louis Secondary School, Kano, celebrated its 70th anniversary; on February 3, St Louis Grammar School, Ikere-Ekiti, celebrated its Diamond Jubilee; and finally, on February 11, St Louis Grammar School, Mokola, Ibadan, also celebrated its Diamond Jubilee.

Covid-19 vaccinations being rolled out to sisters

vaccinations 250x25028 JANUARY, 2021. We have received the great news that some of our sisters have received the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccination. This includes: our two sisters in New York, four of our sisters in nursing homes in California, one of our sisters in the Corpus Christi Convent in California, and over half of our sisters in the English Mission. In Ireland, our sisters in Kiltipper, Dealgan, Maryfield, Sancta Sabina and Marley Nursing Homes are gradually receiving their vaccinations.

First Profession of Vows for four Sisters in Nigeria Province

nigeriafirstprofession 250x25028 JANUARY, 2021. The First Profession of Vows of four sisters - Esther Pam Cheng, Linda Ogechi Christopher, Mary Remilekun John and Joan Swanta Samuel - was held on December 8, 2020 at St Louis Church, Akure, Nigeria. It was originally supposed to take place on August 22, but was postponed due to Covid-19 restrictions.

St Louis School’s Handbook Series, Part 8. Living Sint Unum through migration

handbook8 250x25017 DEC, 2020. This final article in the series shows how the Sisters of St Louis Charism, Sint Unum, impacts on migration. Sint Unum shows that it is an implicit principle that touches on diversity, differences and divergences in human race and ideology and is a value that promotes tolerance, equity, justice, peaceful co-existence, humane virtues, and Christian values. When all this is achieved, our world will be healed, unified and transformed.

AAVE Group celebrate 25 years

AAVE 25 250x25017 DEC, 2020. The AAVE group was co-founded by Margaret Hosty SSL in 1995 in Goiânia, Brazil, to support those living with HIV/AIDS. This year, the group is celebrating 25 years of commitment to people living with HIV/AIDS and they have been making a series of videos to commemorate the anniversary.