Daughters of St. Paul (FSP)

Daughters of St. Paul Superiors in Kenya, Malawi, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, flanked by the Delegate Superior, Sr. Rosemary Mwaiwa (in white scuff). Credit: Daughters of St. Paul, Nairobi

How Daughters of St. Paul in Eastern Africa are Bouncing Back from COVID-19 Plunge

May 21, 2023

Members of the Pious Society of the Daughters of St. Paul (FSP – Daughters of St. Paul) in Tanzania were journeying with five Aspirants when COVID-19 broke out in 2020, bringing vocations outreach activities of FSP members in the Eastern Africa region to a sudden halt.

Archbishop Kivuva with three FSP members after taking perpetual vows outside Consolata Shrine. Credit: ACI Africa

Pauline Sisters Keeping “church on toes” Through Media: Catholic Archbishop in Kenya

Apr 16, 2023

The Catholic Archbishop of Kenya’s Mombasa Archdiocese has lauded members of the Pious Society of the Daughters of St. Paul (FSP/Pauline Sisters) for keeping the people of God in Kenya “on toes” through media apostolate. 

A poster announcing the final profession of three members of the Pious Society of the Daughters of St. Paul (FSP). Credit: Paulines Publication Africa

Catholic Bookshops “our pulpit”: Kenyan Pauline Sisters ahead of Perpetual Profession

Apr 12, 2023

Not everyone who steps into a bookshop is interested in buying books. This is what three members of the Pious Society of the Daughters of St. Paul (FSP) have observed while working at Catholic bookshops under the auspices of their Religious Order in various African countries.

Fr. Charles Taban (left), Sr. Mary Moraa (center), and  Sr. Cecilia Nya (right). Credit: ACI Africa

Let’s “work together for peace”, Nuns, Clergy Appeal after South Sudan Peace Pilgrimage

Feb 8, 2023

The ecumenical visit to South Sudan undertaken by Pope Francis, the Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, and the Moderator of the Church of Scotland, Rev. Dr. Iain Greenshields, is a challenge to be instruments of peace and hope to the people of God in the East-Central African nation, ACI Africa has been told.

Bishop Raphael Mweempwa and Daughters of St. Paul who participated in the inauguration of their new residence and Catholic Bookshop in Lusaka Zambia on 25 January 2023. Credit: Paulines Publications Africa

Pauline Sisters Lauded as Source of Inspiration, for “expanding” Apostolate in Zambia

Jan 29, 2023

Members of the Daughters of St. Paul (FSP) have been lauded for “expanding” their apostolate of evangelization with the means of communication in the Southern African country of Zambia.

A poster announcing the August 31 Book Lauch. Credit: Paulines Publications Africa

“African culture more receptive to gift of Eucharist”: Comboni Missionary in New Book

Sep 4, 2022

An Italian-born member of the Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus (MCCJ) who has ministered in Kenya since 1989 has, in a new book, expressed appreciation for cultures in Africa, saying that they are “more receptive to the gift of the Eucharist”.

Sr. Rosemary Mueni Mwaiwa, the Regional Superior of daughters of St. Paul. Credit: ACI Africa

Prioritize Education in “Christian faith” in Fostering Religious Vocations: Kenyan Nun

Jun 25, 2022

There is need to prioritize education in faith in the person of Jesus Christ when engaging in promoting vocations to Religious Life, a Kenyan Catholic Nun has said.

Archbishop Philip Anyolo of Nairobi Archdiocese with the four Sisters of daughters of St. Paul who took their final religious profession. Credit: ACI Africa.

“Serve now and serve permanently”: Archbishop in Kenya to Nuns at Perpetual Profession

Jun 19, 2022

The Archbishop of Nairobi has urged the four members of the Institute of Daughters of St. Paul (FSP) who made their perpetual profession Friday, June 17 to embrace the spirit of service in the Church, and to do so all the days of their lives.  

Sr. Beatrice Njau, FSP, Directress of Paulines Audiovisuals Africa. Credit: Sr. Beatrice Njau, FSP/Nairobi

Ahead of Communications Day, Kenyan Nun Urges Journalists “to preserve Christian values”

May 22, 2022

Catholic journalists are to foster Christian values in their practice of professional journalism to facilitate evangelization through modern means of communication, a Nairobi-based Catholic Nun has said. 

Bishop Maurice Muhatia of Kenya's Nakuru Diocese during the webinar was organized by the Paulines Publications Africa to create awareness on the Synod on Synodality that is set to solemnly open next month in Rome. Credit: Sr. Olga Massango

Synodal Process Not Advocating for “democratic Church”, Kenyan Catholic Bishop Clarifies

Sep 21, 2021

The Synod on Synodality specifically stands out for including the people of God at the local level in the decision-making processes of the Church. This, according to a Kenyan Catholic Bishop, does not however translate to some form of democracy where opinions will be accepted outside the hierarchical structures of the Church.

A poster announcing the launching of the book titled "A Concise Guide to Catholic Church Management, the African Edition.” Credit: Paulines Publications Africa

Newly Edited Book Seeks to Foster Servant Leadership among Catholic Leaders in Africa

Sep 7, 2021

A newly edited book seeking to foster servant leadership among Catholic leaders in Africa has been launched in Nairobi.

A poster showing copies of Liturgical Books in Kiswahili. Credit: Paulines Publications of Africa

Relief as Catholic Church in Kenya, Tanzania Gets Approved Liturgical Books in Kiswahili

Aug 18, 2021

Barely a week after the Misale ya Kila Siku (Daily Missal) and the Misale ya Kiroma (Roman Missal) jetted into Kenya from Italy where they were printed, members of the Daughters of St. Paul who run the Paulines Publications of Africa have already sold thousands of copies of the liturgical books across the East African country and continue to receive orders of the copies from various Catholic institutions in the country.

Sr. Olga Massango, a member of the Daughters of St. Paul (FSP) based in Kenya’s Archdiocese of Nairobi. Credit: ACI Africa

Synergize Activities, Resources to Address Environmental Concerns Globally: Catholic Nun

Jun 1, 2021

The need for pooling resources to address environmental concerns across the globe was emphasized over the weekend at virtual event in Nairobi, Kenya, organized to mark the sixth anniversary of Pope Francis’ Encyclical Letter, Laudato Si’.

Members of the Daughters of St. Paul (FSP) ministering in Kenya’s Archdiocese of Nairobi facilitated the enthronement of the Bible at three parishes on the Sunday of the Word of God marked 24 January 2021. / Sr. Olga Massango

How Community of Sisters in Kenya Facilitated “enthronement of Bible” at Three Parishes

Jan 27, 2021

Members of the Daughters of St. Paul (FSP) ministering in Kenya’s Archdiocese of Nairobi have, in a report availed to ACI Africa, highlighted their initiative at three Parishes on the occasion of the Sunday of the Word of God January 24.

Bishop Rodrigo Mejía Saldarriaga addressing participants during the webinar on New Directory for Catechesis Saturday, December 19, 2020. / Daughters of St. Paul Nairobi, Kenya.

“Catechesis, an essential part of evangelization, spiritual renewal”: Kenya-based Prelate

Dec 21, 2020

The passing on of faith through catechesis is an important ingredient of spiritual renewal and maturity in a process that can take a lifetime, a Kenya-based Bishop has said at a virtual event.

Some of the members of the Instituted of the Apostles of Jesus who are ministering in the U.S. The Kenya-based Institute is undergoing internal reforms and a re-organization of the life of its members following a Vatican Decree that established a Pontifical Commissariat in June 2018. / Apostles of Jesus/U.S. Region/Province

Vatican Decree to Apostles of Jesus Order Wasn’t “to close, suspend,” Officials Clarify

Apr 27, 2020

The 2018 Vatican Decree issued through the department for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life (CICLSAL) to the Institute of the Apostles of Jesus was not meant “to close or suspend” the Kenya-based Religious Order but to begin a process of its rehabilitation and reform, two Church officials mandated by the Holy See to oversee the process have clarified.