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Time to say Good Bye

Having lived and served in Zambia for 46 years, Sr Christina O'Brien recently returned on the occasion of the Region's 70th Anniversary to say Good Bye to the sisters and people she lived and worked with.  In this article Sr Christina shares her experience.

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Celebrating Mary Aikenhead

There was great excitement at St. Joseph’s Convent in Hackney on 6th June because we were celebrating the fact that Mary Aikenhead started her journey in giving her whole life to God in Religious Life.

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The Royal Wedding and the Hackney Hospice Connection

Our chapel in St Joseph’s Convent, Hackney has been graced by a very special bunch of flowers. The flowers were delivered on 20th May to St Joseph’s Hospice from St George’s chapel in Windsor Castle where Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were married the day before. Each patient was presented with a bouquet of flowers specially prepared for them and there were some also for the Hospice chapel and for the convent.

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Statement Regarding St Patrick’s Guild

The Religious Sisters of Charity took over the management of St Patrick’s Guild in 1943.  There are no sisters alive today who would have had anything to do with the adoptions referred to in Minister Zappone’s statement.  For the past 20 years St Patrick’s Guild has provided an information and tracing service and any enquiry by a birth parent or adopted child was treated in the same way.

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Celebrating RSCs Diamond Jubiliee in Zambia

On 7th April the Religious Sisters of Charity in Zambia gathered to celebrate 70 years of the Congregation's presence in Zambia from 1948 - 2018.  You can watched the video of the celebration by clicking HERE.

EARTH DAY 2018 - 22 April

The theme for earth day 2018 is END PLASTIC POLLUTION. The invitation for this year’s earth day is to begin to eliminate single use plastic from my life, our lives. The aim is to change human behaviour and attitude about plastic and work towards a significant reduction in plastic pollution.

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Inauguration of Bomadi Diocese, Nigeria

The canonical erection of the Catholic Diocese of Bomadi and the installation of the Bishop Rev. Dr. Hyacinth Oroko Egbebo (MSP) took place on the 14th and 15th of December, 2017. The celebration started with a football match between Bomadi Priests and Warri Priests on the 14th of December. Though it was a very tough match the Warri Priests eventually gave the Bomadi Priests one goal this means there is no winner as Bomadi Priests had earlier won the match played in Warri diocese in 2016.

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Silver Jubilee Celebration of Sr Freda Ehimuan

1803 freda thumbAll roads led to St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Kirikiri, Lagos, on the 11th of March, 2018 to celebrate 25 years of Sr. Freda’s commitment to God and humanity. It was a glorious and happy day for the parishioners and guests of St. Joseph’s.

 

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