News and Events

Go ye afar

Go Ye Afar,  An African Memoir by Dr Eileen Keane, Holy Rosary Sister. “This is a story that needs to be told,”  said Dr Edmond Prendiville at the launching of Sister Eileen’s book, on Saturday October 30th 2021 in the Jesuit Provincialate, Milltown Park, Dublin. Eileen is a born story teller and describes vividly what...

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Final Profession

In the Cathedral in Bamenda, Cameroon, seven Sisters make their Final Profession, dedicating their lives to God forever as Missionary Sisters of the Holy Rosary. As Missionary Sisters: to live in a community alive with the joy of the Gospel, united in the call to serve; To go beyond the boundaries of their own country...

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Independence Day in Nigeria – not a celebration

The on-going attacks and kidnapping in Northern Nigeria have led to the deaths of many innocent people, heart-break for families who have lost their loved ones, and terror. We pray that the terror will end and peace return to that land.  

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Holy Rosary Clinic, Ngonyek, says, Jiggers Out!

  In the few short years since its opening, Holy Rosary Clinic, Ngonyek, in Kenya, has reached out to the community in various ways.  On vaccinations and ante-natal days mothers and children come in numbers, to the extent that one day recently there were simply not enough seats for them all to sit down! Wounds,...

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Jiggers Out!

Jiggers are insects...

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On the road to Eha-Ndiagu women lead the way!

                                   By Sister Rose Uchem  It is not a long distance from Nsukka to Eha-Ndiagu, or so we four Holy Rosary Sisters thought that Sunday morning 1st December 2019. We were going with our Sister Judith, who hails from...

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Action Women!

  In the event 69 women turned up.! Virginia welcomed them and told them that the focus was to raise people who would speak when they were in need of something, instead of sitting and complaining about Government. We have to go and tell them straight! The community has every right to ask for a...

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A Green Earth, a better earth

“Only 20 years ago!”  This beautiful grove of Teak trees was planted in 2001 by a member of the Friends of the Trees in Idomaland in Benue State Nigeria. The Friends were a group of young people who came together to research the trees of Idoma, learn about their value from their elders and proudly...

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Mothers and their babies

Sister Seraphine writes from Mother and Child Clinic, Ankpa.  The need for a change.     ..” For many years we have been providing infant milk formula and nutritious food to motherless babies. But two years ago we saw the need to do things differently. We must go out to the community and with them work...

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A Story to rejoice our hearts

 Sister Evangeline Njiofor shares a heart-warming experience.        I was appointed matron of Grimard Catholic Hospital, Anyigba, Nigeria, in December 2019.  Having settled in I saw another need beckoning on me to respond without delay. It was about fertility issues we were surrounded with in the area.  With the support of the Sisters...

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