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Bishop Joseph Mwongela of Kenya's Kitui Diocese poses for a photo with Pauline Sisters on Friday, 5 April 2024 after perpetual profession of their three members. Credit: ACI Africa.

Catholic Bishop in Kenya Decries Increasing Reading Apathy, Urges Pauline Sisters to Help “sustain culture of reading”

Apr 6, 2024

There is increasing apathy towards the reading habit among the people of God in Kenya, Bishop Joseph Maluki Mwongela of the East African nation’s Catholic Diocese of Kitui has observed with concern. 

Enthronement of the Word of God at the Assumption of our Lady Parish of the Catholic Archdiocese of Harare, Zimbabwe, on Sunday, 21 January 2013. From left: Sr. Marie Chantal Musabyimana, Fr. Thomas kambire, and Sr Merceline Oduor.
Credit: Daughters of St. Paul/Harare/Zimbabwe

How Pauline Sisters Animated Sunday of the Word of God 2024 in African Countries

Jan 22, 2024

The Sunday of the Word of God 2024 marked on January 21 was a unique opportunity for members of the Pious Society of the Daughters of St. Paul (FSP/Pauline Sisters) to take initiatives in regions of their apostolate in Africa to boost devotion to Sacred Scripture.

Pious Society of the Daughters of St. Paul (FSP/Pauline Sisters) in Angola

“Extremely fruitful”: Pauline Sister on Society’s 25-Year-Old Mission in Angola

Jan 14, 2024

The service of the members of the Pious Society of the Daughters of St. Paul (FSP/Pauline Sisters) in Angola for the last 25 years has been “extremely fruitful”, a member of the Society has said.

Staff of Paulines Publications Africa at the October Book Fair in Frankfurt Germany. Credit: Daughters of St. Paul

“Ancient styles”: Paulines Publications Official on Why Africa Lags Behind in Publishing

Oct 26, 2023

Publishing is evolving, and African authors and publishers must embrace global trends to hack it on the international market, the Directress of Paulines Publications Africa (PPA), Sr. Praxides Nafula, who participated in the October 18-22 Book Fair in Frankfurt, Germany, has said.

Sr. Olga Masango making her presentation at the ongoing at the ongoing IMBISA Workshop. Credit: IMBISA Facebook page

Catholic Communicators in IMBISA Urged to Gain Followers for Christ on Social Media

Sep 3, 2023

In engaging social media, priority needs to be fostering the image of Jesus Christ, and gaining Him followers, Catholic communicators in the nine countries of the Inter-Regional Meeting of Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA) have been told. 

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.