The tendency for young people to be absorbed in social media forums, prioritizing “friendship with mobile phones” is a cause for concern, a Kenyan Catholic Nun has said.
The Archbishop of Kenya’s Mombasa Archdiocese has encouraged members of different Religious Orders and Societies of Apostolic Life in Kenya to think about the possibility of living together to share resources and to nurture vocations to Religious Life in the East African nation.
Members of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary (I.B.V.M) commonly known as Loreto Sisters who have marked 100 years of service in their Eastern Africa Province have received a donation of Ksh. 10 million (US$87,680.00) from Kenya’s President, Uhuru Kenyatta, to aid the Sisters’ response to social and educational needs in Kilifi County in the Catholic Archdiocese of Mombasa.
Members of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary (I.B.V.M), commonly known as the Loreto Sisters, are “celebrating 100 years of God’s faithfulness” in their service among the people of God in the Eastern Africa Province.
Kenya’s President has commended members of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary (I.B.V.M) commonly known as Loreto Sisters for their selfless contribution to various sectors in the East African nation in what he described as “incredible Christian ministry.”
Starting a new life after departing from a Religious Order or Society of Apostolic Life is an arduous task in Africa, according to a Catholic nun who has suggested different ways to assist Religious who embark on such transitions as they seek to fit in the secular world.
Members of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary (IBVM), commonly known as Loreto Sisters, in Mauritius have been hailed for their dedication in offering quality and holistic education to students in the Indian Ocean Island nation.
The U.S. Ambassador to the world’s youngest nation, South Sudan, Thomas Hushek, during his recent visit to an education and health facility run by members of the Institute for the Blessed Virgin Mary, popularly known as Loreto Sisters, commended the nuns for their work in keeping girls in the troubled country in school.
Shortly after Loreto Sisters established a Primary and Secondary school in the South Sudanese Diocese of Rumbek in 2010, bringing hope to thousands of children who used to walk for long distances in search of education, the Sisters identified a health gap among school-going children that needed their immediate attention.