Members of the Association of Consecrated Women in Eastern and Central Africa (ACWECA) have unveiled the theme for their 2024 Plenary Assembly that seeks to strengthen the formation of Catholic Nuns in the region.
A Catholic Nun in Kenya has called on members of various female Religious Orders and Societies of Apostolic Life to consider revising their “traditional roles” so that they are aligned with “emerging issues”.
The ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality offers room for discernment and “an opportunity to share the fruits of the discernment”, a Catholic Nun has said.
Members of the Association of Consecrated Women in Eastern and Central Africa (ACWECA) have been told to devise ways to sustain their respective Congregations by working hard to also make a living, much as they devote their time to prayer.
Sr. Leah Nelima Nyongesa, a member of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ in Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Meru understands the challenge that her Congregation faces amid shrinking resources.
A Catholic Nun from Tanzania has challenged women and men Religious in Africa to use the ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality to showcase their “active role in the mission of evangelization”.
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation is creating an endowment fund to support Religious Congregations that are struggling to provide quality care to Catholic Sisters suffering from Alzheimer’s, members of the Association of Consecrated Women in Eastern and Central Africa (ACWECA) have been told.
There is a need to revise the old formation programs for those joining Religious Life in Africa to match the positive and negative realities of the current society, a Catholic Nun in Kenya has said.
A Kenyan Nun is advocating for Catholic Sisters in Africa to be allowed, while adhering to the evangelical council of obedience, to join sectors of society that offer a “better pay” in view of sustaining their respective Religious Congregations that are facing tough financial times.
Pope Francis has sent his Apostolic blessings for the ongoing 18th Plenary Assembly of the Association of Consecrated Women in Eastern and Central Africa (ACWECA).
Members of the Association of Consecrated Women in Eastern and Central Africa (ACWECA) have been urged to remain true to their role models especially when Religious Life does not turn out the way they expected it to be.
The Plenary Assembly of the Association of Consecrated Women in Eastern and Central Africa (ACWECA), which had been slated for last August, is expected to take place in August this year under the same theme, officials involved in organizing the event have told ACI Africa.
Sr. Edna Himoonde, a member of the Religious Sisters of the Holy Spirit (RSHS) in Zambia’s Monze Diocese envisions a school tucked on the edge of a fruit-tree orchard. At this school, children from poor backgrounds in Western Zambia will use their time outside class to get practical knowledge in growing crops and rearing animals.
Students in the pioneer class of the Sisters Blended Value Project (SBVP), the first ever project of its kind in Eastern and Central Africa, are set to unveil their business plans after which they will launch their various income generating startups across the region.
A study in Eastern and Central Africa has established some five limitations, which Catholic Sisters ministering among young people face, a Sister has indicated in her presentation at the ongoing ten-day virtual International Consultative Research (ICR) conference.