News and Events

150th Anniversary of the birth of Bishop Shanahan

Celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the birth of Bishop Joseph Shanahan, Apostle of Southern Nigeria. Mass in commemoration of this great Irish missionary will be celebrated in St Brendan’s Parish, Coolock, Dublin, on Friday June 4th 2021 at 12.00 noon (Irish time) by the Papal Nuncio to Ireland, Archbishop Jude Thadeus Okolo .It is...

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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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Sagure, Ethiopia, has a chapel – at last!

“This is a place of prayer for everybody. Come here to praise your God and pray for each other.  Pray too for the kind person whose gift made the building possible.” So spoke the Bishop to the people of all faiths who had gathered for the opening of the new chapel on October 1st 2020....

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Covid Health Care in Ghana

Sister Rose writes about the challenges and blessings encountered in Health care in Ghana during Covid 19

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