A testimony from the Juniorate of 2021-2022 The Juniorate is a time of discernment that novices spend in the General House in Rome. In these five months, they follow the formation of preparation for the final vows. “Taste and see how good is the Lord.” Our Juniorate project was marked by the symbol of a tree rooted in the African world. By its roots it is oriented towards the source from which it receives life. We expressed our desire to be rooted in Christ, our source. We desire to live this time well and take advantage of our growth in order to better commit ourselves to the mission. This desire accompanied us during our journey, and allowed us to receive and taste the fruits of our various experiences. Indeed, this stage of the Juniorate allowed us to be away from all our apostolic and community activities, with a view to…
“There is no greater love than to give your life for those you love”
These words of the gospel in Jn 15:13 inspired our sister Marcelline Nemeyitora to make her perpetual vows. She pronounced her total and radical YES to Jesus in order to give her life like Him, for the mission to announce the Good News of his love for everyone, in our congregation, the Missionary Sisters of Our Lady of Africa.
MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS
FOR THE 2019 WORLD DAY OF VOCATIONS
The courage to take a risk for God’s promise
“Every person IS a Mission in our world, by the very fact of being in this world.”
Sister Mia Dombrecht is a Missionary Sister of Our Lady of Africa. She shares with us about her missionary vocation; what it means to be a missionary, joys and challenges of missionary life and the place of God in her life journey.
All the sisters of temporary vows from the different mission countries met in Nairobi from June 29 to July 14, 2018. The meeting was animated by the General Council. It allowed us to share, to listen to one another and to let ourselves be enthused by the experiences of each one.
“The Lord has done wonders for me. Holy is his name … “
On April 28, 2018, in the Parish Church of St. Therese of Avila de Pouloba in the Diocese of Diébougou, I pronounced my definitive “Yes” following Christ.