Daily Archives: October 3, 2019

Missionary Month: witness of life of Sr. Marie André du Sacré Coeur Pope Francis proclaimed an Extraordinary Missionary Month in October 2019 and placed it under the theme “Baptized and sent: the Church of Christ in mission in the world”. He invites all the baptized to live this time in four dimensions: the encounter with Jesus, missionary witness, formation in mission and missionary solidarity. Throughout this month we invite you to discover some missionary testimonies of the Missionary Sisters of Our Lady of Africa. Today, we present to you the portrait of Sr. Marie André du Sacré Coeur who lived her missionary life as a woman apostle for the defense of women’s rights. Sr. Marie André du Sacré Cœur (1899-1988) Sister Marie André du Sacré Cœur had a doctorate in law when she entered our Congregation in 1922. Thinking that her studies in law would not be useful in Africa,…

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