Issue 91 |28 November, 2019

nl issue91 thumnail 200x150Read about… the tribute to Laserian Burke SSL. May she rest in peace; the opening of the new block in Oku Clinic in Ghana; the final profession of vows of two sisters in Nigeria and the silver jubilee celebration of another; the 32nd interview in the "Telling Our Story" series, in which Mary Moran SSL was interviewed about educational and pastoral ministries in the English Mission and Irish region; the opening of a centre for youths in Dawhan, Ethiopia; more from the 70th Jubilee celebrations in the USA/Brazil region; the usual updates from the St Louis Schools Forum, and the Irish and USA/Brazil Regions; and much more… Go to newsletter.

Issue 90 | 30 October, 2019

nl issue90 thumnail 200x150Read about… Patricia Ebegbulem SSL’s award for her pioneer work in combating trafficking in Nigeria and sub-Saharan Africa at the 2019 General Assembly of Talitha Kum (the international network of Consecrated Persons against human trafficking); the celebration of 95 years of ministry at Bury St Edmonds Middle School in England; the one day Human Trafficking symposium in Paris, which was attended by some of our sisters; the 31st interview in the "Telling Our Story" series, in which Patricia Mensah Sarpomaa SSL was interviewed about the Associate Movement in Ghana; the announcement of our new ministry in Savé in the Republic of Benin, with the construction of a new school in the educationally-disadvantaged area well underway; the usual updates from the St Louis Schools Forum, and the Irish and USA/Brazil Regions; and much more… Go to newsletter.

Issue 89 | 26 September, 2019

nl issue89 thumnail 200x150Read about… tributes to two of our sisters, who sadly passed away in recent weeks – Srs Pauline McGovern and Deirdre O’Hanlon. May they both rest in peace; the 70th Jubilee and restructuring of leadership in the USA/Brazil region; the closing of the convent in Malibu, California; the 30th interview in our “Telling Our Story” series, in which Dympna O’Daly and Marie Kelly SSL (RIP) are interviewed about their ministries in Poleglass in Northern Ireland, during the “Troubles”; First Profession of Vows ceremonies for six sisters in Nigeria and Ghana; three separate articles from our Archives; St Louis Day celebrations; the usual updates from the USA/Brazil and the Irish Region; and much more… Go to newsletter.

Issue 88 | 13 August, 2019

nl issue88 thumnail 200x150Read about… the launch of the Institute and Irish Region Archives in Blakestown; the visit by teachers and students of St Louis Grammar School in Ballymena to the Sisters of St Louis in Oku, Ghana; the visit of three Nigerian sisters to the English Mission; the 29th interview in our “Telling Our Story” series, in which Margaret Hosty SSL is interviewed about working with people with HIV/AIDS in Goiânia, Brazil; the annual week-long Nigeria Province Renewal Refresher Course; Mary Jo Abba SSL’s involvement in the Frat 2019 biannual faith festival for France’s youth; the usual updates from the St Louis Schools Forum and the Irish Region; and much more… Go to newsletter.

Issue 87 | 20 June, 2019

nl issue87 thumnail 200x150Read about… the platinum celebrations at St Louis Nursery and Primary School, Kano, Nigeria; updates from LifeWay Network - one of only two organizations in the New York Metropolitan area providing safe housing for women survivors of human trafficking; the 28th interview in our “Telling Our Story” series, in which Marie Byrne SSL is interviewed about her teaching ministry in Bury St Edmonds, Carrickmacross and Nigeria; Sr Margaret Hosty’s fight for social justice in Goiânia, Brazil; the California Associates Annual Justice Conference on homelessness; the International formation and temporary professed meetings in the Nigeria province; and much more… Go to newsletter.

Issue 86 | 30 May, 2019

nl issue86a thumnail 200x150Read about Terry Dodge SSL’s Congressional Woman of the Year Award for her ministry at Crossroads Inc.; a reflection on the tragic death of Catherine Dunne SSL in 1990, during the “Troubles” in Northern Ireland; Margaret Healy SSL’s work in the area of transforming unjust structures in the English Mission; the 27th interview in our “Telling Our Story” series, in which Stacy Reineman SSL is interviewed about education for the disadvantaged; Sr Patricia Ebegbulem’s contribution to an international conference in Human Trafficking in Rome; the usual updates from the St Louis Schools Forum, and the Irish and USA/Brazil Regions; and much more… Go to newsletter.

Issue 85 | 25 April, 2019

nl issue85 thumnail 200x150Read about… the official opening of the Bakhita Empowerment Centre in Lagos, Nigeria; Naomi Nkrumah SSL, the newest sister to arrive on mission in Dawhan, Ethiopia; the 26th interview in our “Telling Our Story” series, in which Mona Lally SSL talks about St Genevieve's High School, Belfast, during "The Troubles" in Northern Ireland; Roisin Hannaway SSL’s wide variety of ministries in the English Mission; the Sisters’ involvement in the “We Ring the Bell” campaign for people living with disabilities in Oka-Akoko, Nigeria; the usual updates from the St Louis Schools Forum, and the Irish and USA/Brazil Regions; and much more… Go to newsletter.

Issue 84 | 28 March, 2019

nl issue84 thumnail 200x150Read about… the blessing of the new SSL Community in Savè, Republic of Benin; the 25th interview in our “Telling Our Story” series in which Myra McPartland SSL talks about her education ministry in the California/Brazil Region of the Sisters of St Louis; SSL representation at a HIV/AIDS conference in Brazil and a Human Trafficking conference in Ireland; updates from our Associates in California; our involvement in environmental protection in Dawhan, Ethiopia; the usual updates from the St Louis Schools Forum, and the Irish and USA/Brazil Regions; and much more… Go to newsletter.

Issue 83 | 28 February, 2019

nl issue83 thumnail 200x150Read about… Patricia Ebegbulem SSL presenting two papers at a recent International Conference on Human Trafficking in Palermo, Italy; the 24th interview in the "Telling our Story" series, in which Matilda Adeboye SSL from our Nigeria province was interviewed about Music in the province; a visit to the archives in Juilly; a visit to the Internally Displaced Persons camp in Lagos, Nigeria; New Associates in the Ghana region; our usual updates from the St Louis Schools Forum, and the Irish and USA/Brazil Regions; and much more… Go to newsletter.

Issue 82 | 31 January, 2019

nl issue82 thumnail 200x150Read about… the sad passing of Sr Monica Quigley SSL and former Sister of St Louis Mary Dynan - may they both Rest in Peace; the 23rd interview in the "Telling our Story" series, with an interview with 99-year old Josephine Kelly SSL; stories of many celebrations across the Institute, including the celebration of Christmas in Ethiopia, which occurs on January 7, and not December 25; the relocation of the Irish and Institute archives from Monaghan to Blakestown, in Dublin; the reception of two postulants into the Ghanaian novitiate;  our usual updates from the St Louis Schools Forum, and the Irish and USA/Brazil Regions; and much more… Go to newsletter.