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Sr. Leonidah Nychero Mokua makes Final Profession of Vows in Nakuru, Kenya

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Congratulations, prayers and blessings to Sr Leonidah Nychero Mokua, FMSA, who consecrated her whole life to God, and to the service of the poor and forgotten in Africa by making her final vows on August 20th, 2021 in Christ the King Cathedral, Nakuru.  Rt Rev Maurice Muhatia Makumba, Bishop of Nakuru offered the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass and presided over the ceremony during which Sr Maria Goretti Namono, FMSA received Sr Leonidah’s vows on behalf of our Congregational Leader, Sr Jeanette Watters, FMSA. Many of our sisters, novices and postulants participated, making it a joy-filled Franciscan occasion! Sr Leonidah has worked in Wau, South Sudan for over five years as a pharmacist and Youth Leader for the cathedral parish and organized emergency relief there during recent conflicts. Most recently she has served in Nakuru as assistant to the postulant formator, Sr Patricia Speight, FMSA. 

Click here to read Sr. Leonidah's account of her special day 


Perpetual Profession of Sr. Elizabeth Mbariro at Most Holy Trinity Cathedral, Mutare, Zimbabwe on 12th December 2020 

To view Perpetual Profession Ceremony, follow the link below.

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Meeting of FMSA Temporary Professed Sisters at La Verna, Kampala, Uganda 

In accordance with the General Chapter (2019) mandate, the African Regional Team organised a Workshop for all our Temporary Professed Sisters.  The workshop took place from February 22nd - 28th 2020 at our Convent at La Verna, Kampala, Uganda.

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The General Chapter of the Franciscan Missionary Sisters for Africa meets in Nairobi

Delegates to the General Chapter met in Nairobi between April 30th and May 26th. The chosen Theme of our 2019 Chapter was "Seeing Anew with Gospel Eyes"- 'Their Eyes were Opened… They Recognized Him… “Did not our Hearts Burn within us as He talked to us on the Way!’ (Luke 24: 31-32).  Our General Chapter meets every six years. A Chapter is a time for planning, but it is also a time for renewal and mission: 'Preach the Gospel and when necessary use words’(said St. Francis of Assisi).... 'You are Missionaries… that means you must open your hearts to the whole world.(Mother Kevin). If you feel God is calling you to open your heart and become a missionary, send us a message on Facebook at or email us at  This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it


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