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From 29th to 31th July 2022 in Lublin (Poland) Weekend for women aged 18 to 35 years, wishing to discern their vocation, to get to know our congregation better.For those willing there is a possibility to come earlier or extend the stay. In the programme: meetings with other young people who are discerning their vocation meetings with the Missionary Sisters of the Our Lady of Africa from the Lublin community presentation of the charism of the Congregation and learning about the missionary work of the Sisters time for personal and community prayer with the Word of God And all this in an international and intercultural atmosphere. Useful information: Cost: Voluntary contribution Registration: Until 24 July 2022 Place: the house of The Missionary Sisters of Our Lady of Africa ul. Powstańców Śląskich 30/32, Lublin (Poland) CONTACT AND REGISTRATION: Missionary Sisters of Our Lady of Africa sr. Gosia Popławska E-mail: powolanie@siostrybiale.org Tel:…

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How best would I please God? – A missionary witness

Sister Celina Natanek is a Missionary Sister of Our Lady of Africa who comes from Poland. For a few years she has been working in Mauritania, in Western Africa. She shares with us about her vocation and her missionary work among the Mauritanians.

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From July 14 to 28, 2019, young Tunisians from the city of Kef welcomed young people from Germany, France and a Burkinabe student in Tunisia with sister Valérie Kaboré (from Algiers) and sister Cécile Dilé (from Marsa) . The goal of this vacation time was to allow all these students from different cultures and religions to serve others together. This project is a result of the presence of the White Sisters at Kef, for nearly 40 years.

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On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the foundation of our two religious families, the Missionary Sisters of Our Lady of Africa and the Missionaries of Africa, a symposium was organized in Rome on April 4 at Urbaniana University on the theme: “Contribution of our two Institutes to the Universal Mission of the Church”. 

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Here we are on the threshold of our jubilee year…and Winooski community already had the joy of opening the celebrations! Looking at the past with gratitude, living the present with passion and the future with hope: This was our journey of the past three years towards our 150th anniversary!

 

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Tikondane is the project of Missionary Sisters of Our Lady of Africa in Lilongwe, Malawi, that works with and for the children on/off the streets. We work with close to 700 children per year of which more than 400 are newcomers on the streets.

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Here is the official hymn – the song that won first place in the competition of the 150th anniversary of the foundation of our Lavigerie Family.

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            Prayer God, our Father, on leaving this world, your son Jesus entrusted to his disciples the mission of proclaiming his message to all nations. A hundred and fifty years ago, inspired by your Holy Spirit, and led by a deep love for Africa, Cardinal Lavigerie founded our two missionary institutes for which we give you thanks. Under the protection of Mary Immaculate, Our Lady of Africa, we have served you in love and joy. Forgive us our errors in the mission. Let your blessing protect all the peoples of Africa who proclaim your glory to the whole world. Renew us by the power of your Spirit, so that we may continue with zeal and passion the work that our Founder  and our missionary ancestors have initiated. Amen

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The Missionary Sisters of Our Lady of Africa in the Netherlands reopened the exhibition “The White Caravan” in the Religious Heritage Center of St. Agatha – a little village near Cuijk/Nijmegen.

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