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In Her Words: Lenten Reflection
2 months ago: [none] We are almost halfway through Lent. We have gone through the first three weeks and are almost through the fourth week. This is a good time to pause and check in on how we are progressing with our Lenten resolutions.
Going where the need is greatest, exemplifying hard work, and solving social issues: 5 things we can learn from ASEC sisters
2 months ago: [Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Nigeria, SouthSudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia] “The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” - John 1:5
Dance in African Christianity and Culture as Explained by an ASEC Sister
3 months ago: [Kenya, Zambia, USA] After being with ASEC for a year, I’ve had the opportunity to learn so much about Catholic sisters, African culture, and some of the unique and beautiful traditions of Catholicism in Africa. One thing that I’ve noticed is the power of incorporating dance into graduations, mass and religious celebrations in Africa. I wanted to know more.
Deciding to Become a Nun: The Process
4 months ago: [USA] If you have ever wondered about the process of becoming a nun, you are not alone. It turns out it takes a lot of commitment, dedication and time to prepare before taking one's final vows.
In Her Words: A Heart that Appreciates 'Mother ASEC'
5 months ago: [Tanzania] In 2019, Sr. Magdalena Laurent Izengo started her courses through ASEC's SLDI program in Tanzania. Since then, she has used her knowledge and skills to secure funding for projects that keep children in her community safe. Read about it in her own words.
Leadership Success: My Life Journey After ASEC
8 months ago: [Nigeria] Inspired by God’s divine love and the spirit of Saint Katharina Kasper, Sister Salesiana Bach, the then Provincial Superior of the German Province, and her leadership team took a courageous decision to embark on a journey of faith on April 4th, 2006.
Sisters Learn Email, Facebook in Technology Workshop, Use Platforms to Express Gratitude
9 months ago: [Kenya] ASEC Sisters in Kenya recently participated in a Basic Technology workshop where they learned how to e-mail, create a Facebook page and other ways to communicate via digital platforms. The first thing they did was express their gratitude.
Coming and Going: Trusting God’s Path for Sisters
10 months ago: [Uganda] Working in a collaborative network of sisters from various congregations, countries and continents demonstrates the value of each individual's footprint on the organization.
My Story at VERITAS: No Cross, No Crown
10 months ago: [Nigeria] In this piece, Rev. Sr. Anthonia Ebong, HHCJ, reflects on the strength and faith it took to persevere through challenges in life and education.
It Takes a Village: Caring for the Kids
more than a year ago.: [Cameroon, Kenya, Uganda] Taking care of kids takes a village - something ASEC Sisters understand well. It is not just tucking them in at night and making sure they are accounted for during the day, it is also making sure their future is taken care of as well.
Our Lenten Visit
more than a year ago.: [Cameroon] "Let us not grow tired of doing good, for in due time we shall reap our harvest, if we do not give up. So then, while we have the opportunity, let us do good to all’’ Gal 6:9 -10. From the Pope’s message.
Educating Students to Lead Exceptional Lives in Nigeria
more than a year ago.: [Nigeria] Our Lady's Nursery School in Nigeria recently hosted Entrepreneurial Month, an opportunity for students to be exposed to workshops and education that can sustain them in the future.
Protecting the Planet: How ASEC Sisters have honored Mother Earth
more than a year ago.: [Kenya, Malawi, SouthSudan] “In 2010-2019 average annual global greenhouse gas emissions were at their highest levels in human history, but the rate of growth has slowed.” - IPCC Report on climate change.
Trauma Healing Webinar Teaches Coping Mechanisms Used in South Sudan
more than a year ago.: [SouthSudan, USA] Friends in Solidarity is a collaborative that supports women and men religious in Africa, especially in South Sudan, through educational initiatives and capacity building.
A Few of the Many Times ASEC Sisters Fought for Education in Africa
more than a year ago.: [SouthSudan, Uganda] Everyday ASEC Sisters are fighting hard for education in Africa through their congregations and mission work.
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