News and Events

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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May, Mary’s month, we pray for our Benefactors

A Novena of Masses is offered during May for all who support our Mission and each community offers special prayers for them.

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Young women preparing for life

“I feel like the dry bones that have come back to life!” the student exclaimed. “I can’t believe I can do all these things!” The newly opened Vocational Training Institute at Igbo-Ukwu in Southern Nigeria is a great step forward for young women.  Here they follow a two-year diploma training in computers, catering, hospitality management,...

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Igbouku

“It’s not the building,” states Sister Chinyere. “It’s the results!”  As far back as 2014 it was becoming clear that there was need for this type of development. Short courses were organized and skills training started in a room in the convent.  Our dream was to build in Igboukwu a community where inequality, cultural injustice...

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Jesus is Alive!

Sunrise on a new and beautiful day  

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Good Friday

We hold the death of the Lord    deep in our hearts. Living we dwell with the Lord all of our lives.      Acknowledgement : Picture from the Poor Clare Sisters’ Convent, Lusaka.

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Holy Thursday

“I give you a new commandment: love one another; you must love one another just as I have loved you. It is by this love you have for one another that everyone will know that you are my disciples.”  John 13:14-15. “Father, I want those you have given me to be with me where I...

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A new hospital in Cameroon

  Holy Family Hospital, Mbougom              Sister Sylvie Cho writes from Cameroon    Holy Rosary Sisters have continued to provide front-line care to patients, including Covid 19 patients, throughout 2020. Not only that, we have opened a new clinic in Cameroon to reach more people.    Holy Family Hospital, Akum,...

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