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 Celebrating Environmental Day (5th June) in Livingstone, Zambia

Sr. Una (Presentation Sister) and Sr. Fidelma FMSA celebrate Environmental Day in the Women's Prison in Livingstone by having 'planting sessions'.  To view the result of their work click here>>>

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Srs.  Anne Scott and Malachy Mathews Celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Religious Profession at Mount Oliver, Dundalk on 18th May 2015

We congratulate Srs. Malachy and Anne on the occasion of their Diamond Jubilee.  It was a truly joyful celebration, with plenty of happy remembrances being shared among family members, friends and Franciscan Sisters.  Sr. Anne's sister, Betty, made and decorated the Jubilee Cake, which was mignificent.  Sr. Malachy's brother spoke eloquently after the meal. To read Sr. Malachy's account of the Jubilee and view photographs, click here>>> 

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Sr. Patience's Graduation

We congratulation Sr. Patience Nymangoda and her fellow classmates who graduated on 2nd May 2015. Sr. Patience graduated with a Diploma in IT and was happy to have her parents and Srs. Louise Malone and Deirdre Burgess join her for the graduation ceremony.  Patience is now teaching in St. Dominic's Secondary School, Mutare, Zimbabwe.  For photos, click here>>>

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Sr. Paula Healy Celebrates the Golden Jubilee of Religious Profession 

Congratulations to Sr. Paula who celebrated her Golden Jubilee in Chipata Compound in Lusaka, Zambia on 12th April 2015.  Paula helps to care for the the children at St. Francis Day Centre in Chipata. To read a little about the celebration and view photographs, click here>>>  

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South Sudan Marks World Health Day 2015

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is responding to 'A Grade 3 Emergency in South Sudan'.   On 7th April South Sudan joined the rest of the world in marking World Health Day under the theme: From farm to plate, make food safe.  Our FMSA Sisters in South Sudan are at the coal face of trying to improve Health Care. To Read the WHO South Sudan publication describing the event click here>>>       

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Irish Aid/Misean Cara visit St. Paul's School, Chipata Compound, Lusaka

Irish Aid/Misean Cara recently paid a monitoring visit to St. Paul's School where Sr. Loice Kashangura FMSA is School Manager.  Misean Cara have been helping to support the development of the School which is much needed and valued in the disadvantaged area of Chipata Compound.  To view photost, click here>>> (please allow time to load slideshow)

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The First Lady of Uganda pays private visit to FMSA Generalate in Dublin

Mrs. Janet Museveni, the First Lady of Uganda, paid a private visit to our Generalate on 13th April 2015 while on a visit to Ireland.   

To read more and view photos Click here>>>