Sacred Heart Church, Bellshill, Lanarkshire, Scotland
A Golden Day for Sr. Louise Malone
On August 20th 2010, Sr. Louise Malone celebrated the Golden Jubilee of her Religious Profession as a Franciscan Missionary Sister for Africa in the Sacred Heart Church, Bellshill.
A large gathering of family and parishioners joined in the festivities. Fr. John Sweeney MHM was principal celebrant at Mass with Canon Reen, Parish Priest and Fr Matthew Dupard, cousin of Sister Louise. Sisters came from Moredun in Scotland and from Ireland. Also present was Hermine, a friend and former colleague, who worked with Louise in Kariobangi, Kenya.
For the last 44 years Louise has served in Uganda, Kenya, Zambia and Zimbabwe, where her current ministry involves working with the elderly.