AFRICA

NDANDA Pr.

Tanzania

Already in 1887 the first missionary sisters are sent to the apostolic prefecture of South Zanzibar East Africa. With great sacrifice, deprivation and suffering the Sisters would establish themselves in East Africa.

WINDHOEK Pr.

Namibia

In 1920, expulsion of the German Sisters from East Africa allowed the Congregation to start a new mission in South Africa and Southwest Africa, now Namibia.Today, the Priory of Nubuamis, Windhoek serves in pastoral ….

NAIROBI Pr.

KENYA

In 1973, sisters from Peramiho Priory in Tanzania began missionary work in the Kerio Valley of Kenya. In 1981, the first African novitiate was opened in Nairobi. In 1987, the Sacred Heart Priory was erected in Karen-Nairobi.

TORRES NOVAS Pr.

ANGOLA

During the years 1931-1933, the first sisters came to the then Portuguese colony of Angola and founded the stations Galangue, Kuvango and Cuchi in the Kuando-Kubango Province, working with the Redemptorist Fathers.

JINJA – GD

UGANDA

The beginnings actually started when two Ugandan candidates entered the formation program in our Nairobi Priory in 1981. In time, the question of a future mission in Uganda was raised. A request for sisters came from …

PERAMIHO Pr.

Tanzania

Already in 1887 the first missionary sisters are sent to the apostolic prefecture of South Zanzibar East Africa. With great sacrifice, deprivation and suffering the Sisters would establish themselves in East Africa.

AFRICA

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Prayer for First Profession in Nairobi

The Prioress and Community of the Missionary Benedictine Sisters of Tutzing, Sacred Heart Priory Nairobicordially invitesto the Eucharistic Celebration with Rite of First Monastic Profession of: Novice Florence Ketchup Nov. Aimerance K. Matata Nov. Veronica M. Musumbi Nov. Christine W. Njoroge And Ruby Jubilee of: Sr. Maria Goretti Achieng OSB.  At Sacred Heart Priory, Karen –…

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Final Profession in Windhoek

On May 18, Saturday before Pentecost, Sr. Mary Celestine Ngesheya pronounced her final profession in the chapel of the priory house of Windhoek.The holy mass was presided over by Fr. Werner Simanekeni Afunde, Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Windhoek. The profession card is signed by Sr. Mary Celestine and M. Simon Lee, prioress from…

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Final Profession in Peramiho

On May 3, Peramiho Priory celebrated the Final Profession of Sr. Mary Paul Chintala, Sr. Regina Neema Mlelwa, Sr. Maria Elizabeth Kibonge, Sr. Maria Ester Tarimo, and Sr. Mary Faith Kimario. The Holy Mass with the rite in the abbey church was presided over by Right Reverend Abbot Oktavian Masingo, OSB of Hanga Abbey. from left…

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Sr. Francisca Kaesa, OSB

  “Do not be afraid,  for I have redeemed you, I have called you by your name, you are mine.” Is 43,1 Our dear Sr. Francisca (Francisca) Kaesa, OSB  was called home to God on  April 29, 2024 in Nairobi, Kenya. She was born on May 25, 1964 in Masinga, Diocese of Machakos, Kenya. She offered herself…

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Prayer for Final Profession in Peramiho

 THE PRIORESS AND THE COMMUNITY of the  Missionary Benedictine Sisters of Tutzing   Peramiho Priory  cordially invite you to the Eucharistic Celebration with the Rite of  Perpetual Profession of  Sr. Mary Paul Chintala, OSB    Sr. Regina Neema MleLwa, OSB   Sr. Maria Eliza Kibonge, OSB Sr. Maria Ester Tarimo OSB Sr. Mary Faith Kimario, OSB which will take place…

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Final Profession in Nairobi

On April 6, Nairobi Priory celebrated the Final Profession of Sr. Gertrude Wanza David, Sr. Anuarite Akumu Okello,  Sr. Jackline Chemutai Tonui, and Sr. Hilda Nekesa Wanyonyi.  from left to right: Sr. Rosa Pascal, Prioress, Sr. Lusina Ng’eny, junior directress, with the newly professed Sr. Gertrude Wanza David, Sr. Anuarite Akumu Okello,  Sr. Jackline Chemutai Tonui, and Sr. Hilda Nekesa Wanyonyi After the liturgy…

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Welcome IJP 2024

 On April 2, our two sisters for the International Juniorate Program 2024 were officially welcomed in a short rite during noon prayer.  They are Sr. Michael Marie Kudumu from Windhoek Priory and Sr. Maria Auderlane dos Santos Belarmino from Olinda Priory. After a prayer by M. Maoro,all sisters blessed the junior sisters with a song, while they…

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Prayer for Final Profession in Windhoek

With joy Sr. Simon Lee, OSB, Prioress  and the Community of the Missionary Benedictine Sisters of Tutzing in Namibia  invite you to a  EUCHARISTIC CELEBRATION  with the  RITE OF FINAL PROFESSION OF VOWS of Sr. Mary Celestine Ngesheya, OSB Saturday, 18 May 2024 (9:30 A.M.)  St. Benedict Priory House Chapel  Nubuamis, Windhoek, Namibia That in all things…

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Prayer for Final Profession in Nairobi Priory

We, the Nairobi Priory, humbly request for your prayers for our sisters, as they prepare for their Final profession on 06/04/2024. Sr. Gertrude Wanza David, OSB Sr. Anuarite Akumu Okello, OSB Sr. Jackline Chemutai Tonui, OSB Sr. Hilda Nekesa Wanyonyi OSB. ‘Do not be dismayed immediately and run away from the road that leads to salvation’ …

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Prayer for First and Final Profession in Torres Novas Priory / Angola

The Missionary Benedictine Sisters of Tutzing, Torres Novas Priory – Angola,cordially invite you to the Eucharistic celebration with the rite of  First Profession of Novice Teresa C. P. Severino and  Final Profession of Sr. Alda Valentina Menezes, OSBSr. Maria Benedicta Paulo Panzo, OSBSr. Maria Inês Chicaleta, OSBSr Maria Imaculada Chiuco, OSB on Saturday, February 10, 2024 at 9 am at St. Monica Parishin…

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Sr. Augusta (Annemarie) Kunz, OSB

“Do not be afraid,  for I have redeemed you, I have called you by your name, you are mine.” Is 43,1 Our dear Sr. Augusta (Annemarie) Kunz, OSB  was called home to God on  November 20, 2023 in Windhoek. She was born on June 19, 1936 in Waldsee, Germany of the Diocese of  Rottenburg. She offered herself to…

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Jubilee of Blessing – Launching of Music Album

On October 1, 2023 Peramiho with the whole Archdiocese of Songea celebrated the jubilee of 125 years Christianity in the region, as in 1898 the first Holy Mass was celebrated by Fr. Cassian Spiss on the hill of Peramiho. In preparation for this great event on September 17, the Missionary Benedictine Sisters and St. Ottilien…

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Pray for First Profession and Silver Jubilee in Ndanda

 What shall I return to the Lord for all His goodness to me?  Psalm 116:12 With joy and gratitude, Mother Raphaela Mlwilo, OSB and the Missionary Benedictine Sisters of Tutzing Ndanda announce the Eucharistic celebration with the rite of First Profession and Silver Jubilee of 25 years of profession, which will be presided over by Rev.…

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Renewal of Vows of Sr. Mary Thomas Mbate

On September 26 Sr. Mary Thomas Mbate renewed her vows for three more yearsin the presence of M. Maoro Sye, the Casa Community and the participants of the International Treasurers’ Meeting.Sr. Mary Thomas belongs to Peramiho Priory and participates in the International Juniorate Programme in Rome. After reading her profession card,… …she and M. Maoro signed it.…

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Visitation in Windhoek Priory August 1 – September 15

On July 31, M. Maoro Sye accompanied by Sr. Regina Tesch arrived in Windhoek for the visitation, which was officially opened on August 1. Arrival in Nubuamis from the airport Prayer in the chapel upon arrival Opening Conference First Group Workshop for Final Professed Sisters August 5-6 Workshop with Junior Sisters August 7-8 Meeting with Noviciate…

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Renewal of Vows of Sr. Michaela-Sifa

On August 15, the solemnity of the Assumption of Mary, during midday prayerSr. Michaela-Sifa Sivilondire renewed her profession. She belongs to Nairobi Priory and participates in the International Juniorate Programme (IJP). In front of the altar and in the presence of Vicaress General Sr. Lumen Gloria Dungca and the whole communitySr. Michaela-Sifa read the profession card. This was signed…

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Pray for Final Profession in Peramiho

With joy and gratitude to God Mother Ruth Bartonico OSB, Prioress and the Community of the Missionary Benedictine Sisters of Tutzing, Peramiho Priory Cordially invites you to a EUCHARISTIC CELEBRATION With the  RITE OF PERPETUAL PROFESSION OF VOWS Of Sr. Maria Suzana Nyiriri, OSB Sr. Maria Epiphania Luambano, OSB Sr. Claudia Maria Kitutu, OSB Sr.…

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Renewal of Vows of Sr. Neema

On Friday May 12 during midday prayer,  Sr. Neema Adyuti Mkolokoti of the Ndanda Priory renewed her vows for two more years.She committed herself to follow Christ in religious community,to obedience according to the Rule of Benedict and our Constitutions,and to stability in our Congregation. The profession card was signed by M. Maoro Sye and Sr.…

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Pray for Final Profession in Windhoek

With joy  Mother Simon lee OSB, Prioress  and the  Community of the Missionary  Benedictine Sisters of Tutzing  invite you to a  EUCHARISTIC CELEBRATION  with the  RITE OF FINAL PROFESSION OF VOWS  of  Sr. Maria Stephania Nzaro, OSB  Sr. Maria Clementine Ndara, OSB  and  Sr. Maria Rita Musungu, OSB

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Farewell of Sr. Theophilia

On April 16 the sisters in the Casa Community had to say good bye to Sr. Theophilia Iipumbu.Sr. Theophilia spent 10 years in Rome faithfully serving in the kitchen and refectory with one year renewal attending music classes. During the evening recreation on Friday April 14, sisters expressed their gratitude with songs and music pieces and…

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Pray for Final Profession in Ndanda

On May 6, Sr. Mary Agnes Minda, OSB will make her final profession together with Sr. Elisabeth Hodalo Same Kondokissem, OSB, Sr. Françoise Tohouleba, OSB and Sr. Marie Louise Tawalessi from Togo, who after 3 years probation time will make final profession in our Congregation.  Sr. Mary Agnes Minda, OSB Sr.Elisabeth Hodalo Sama Kondokissem.OSB Sr.Françoise Tohouleba  OSB…

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Sr. Bernarda Hyera elected Prioress of Peramiho

On March 26, Sr. Bernarda Hyera was elected as the new Prioress of Peramiho. The election chapter was presided by M. Maoro Sye assisted by Sr. Katharina Mtitu.  from left to right: Sr. Ruth Bartonico, Sr. Bernarda Hyera, M. Maoro Sye, Sr. Katharina Mtitu Sr. Ruth Bartonico will finish her second term in July. The election…

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Ndanda Visitation Ongoing

On February 24 the canonical visitation was opened in Ndanda Priory.It will be conducted by M. Maoro Sye assisted by Sr. Katharina Mtitu. In the Priory House Chapel 1st workshop in Ndanda 2nd workshop with junior sisters with the intensifiers and three prioresses present for teaching(Sr. Rosa Pascal, Sr. Simon Lee and Sr. Raphaela Mlwilo) …

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Congratulations for First Profession in Peramiho

 Congratualtions to Sr. Mary Francis Simwanza, Sr. Maria Saraphina Sanga, Sr. Maria Noela Kokushabira and Sr. Maria Beatrix Mjila, who celebrated their first profession in Peramiho on February 10. from left to right: Sr. Mary Beatrix, Sr. Maria Noela, Sr. Maria Saraphina, Sr. Mary Francis Sr. Maria Saraphina signs her profession card They sing together “Suscipe” –…

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Pray for First Profession in Peramiho

THE PRIORESS and THE COMMUNITYof theMissionary Benedictine Sisters of TutzingPeramiho Priorycordoally invite you to the Eucharistic CelebrationWith the Rite of Temporary Profession of Monastic vows of   Rev. Fr. Prior Melchior Kayombo, OSB(Main Celebrant) Friday, 10 Febrary 2023, 9:30 a.m. @St.Scholastica Chapel, Peramiho Followed by a short program and refreshment

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Sr. Elisabeth (Elisabeth) Kerp, OSB

 “Do not be afraid,  for I have redeemed you, I have called you by your name, you are mine.” Is 43,1 Our dear Sr. Elisabeth  (Elisabeth) Kerp, OSB   was called home to God on December 31, 2022 in Peramiho. She was born on September 24, 1941 in  Gymnich,   Diocese of  Köln, Germany. She offered herself to God through Temporary…

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Pray for First Profession in Windhoek

The Missionary Benedictine Sisters of Tutzing,  Windheok Priory  cordially invite you  to the Eucharistic Celebration with the Rite of First Profession  of  Novice Christina Mungeli Novice Mirjam Johannes Novice Tuuliki Iiyambo Main Celebrant:  Right Reverend  Fr. Abbot Godfrey Sieber, OSB   Date: Saturday, 11 February 2022 Time: 9: 30 A.M.   Venue: St. Benedict Priory House,      Nubuamis, Windhoek, Namibia

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Our Schools – TORRES NOVAS PRIORY

At our Sisters’ Assembly it was suggested that our two schools make an effort to make Benedictine Spirituality more present among students and families, teachers and collaborators. A meeting was held with Mother Elenice,  Sr. Rosa Jamba, Directress of the Ninho da Paz School in Menongue, and Sr. Doroteia Sillili, Directress of the Benedictine St.…

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“Come and See” Vocation Workshop in Windhoek / Namibia

This year, 22 Observers from Owamboland, Kavango, Tsumeb,Omaruru and Osile joined the “Come and See “workshop from 02December to 09 December. Sr. John Paul Hosea, Vocation and Aspirant Directress and the Formation Team scheduled an orientation, house tour, classes, video, work, meditation and bible sharing, recreation and joining the daily Community prayer and activities. We…

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Training for Social Ministry – Nairobi Priory

 SISTERS BLENDED VALUE PROJECT:  MBS SOCIAL ENTERPRISE WITH A  DIFFERENCE!    This is a programme initiated by ACWECA (Association of Consecrated Women of East and Central Africa) in the year 2017 for all the congregations of religious women in the region. The main goal is to transform our social ministries into social enterprises for sustainability.…

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GRADUATION OF OUR PRESCHOOL CHILDREN IN NAMIBIA

Ongwediva Community     Jesus, our Saviour Kindergarten and Pre-School, Sr. Agatha Iipinge, OSB shared that the first Pre-School graduation in Ongwediva took place on 26 November 2022. Many people came. The parents of the 20 graduating learners were happy to witness the wellprepared graduation exercises. They want their children to remain if only there is…

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SCOUTS TRIP – Nairobi Priory

Scouting is a voluntary educational movement targeting young pupils in schools. It is a potent foundational base world over as it aims at nurturing boys and girls into dependable citizens. It helps inculcate values of responsibility, respect and commitment at a very young age. Our school has invested massively in this movement thus allowing many…

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OBLATES’ NEWS – Windhoek, Namibia

Annual Oblates’ Recollection and Renewal of Oblation     The Annual Recollection Day of the Oblates and Oblate Candidates of St. Benedict was held at St. Mary’s Hall of the Priory House on 12 November 2022. The Facilitators, Sr. Augusta and Sr. Oranna, spoke about the qualities of a Benedictine Oblate and the 12 Steps of…

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Annual Camp 2022 – Okongo, Namibia

Our Sunday School in All Saints Parish of Okongo started in February 2020, but we were disrupted by the Covid-19 outbreak in April 2020. Until then, we were able to resume only in March 2022 with 8 children. The kids were inspired when I informed them that they will be going to the Camp. They…

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FIRST GRADUATION CEREMONY IN OUR SCHOOL IN MJIMWEMA

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo. This celebration marks the beginning of many celebrations yet to come. We thank God for his protection and guidance to Sr. Julia Haule, OSB and Sr. Emmanuela Mponda, OSB who supervised the humble beginning of the school in…

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First Profession in Ndanda

On the Congregation’s Foundation Day, September 24, five novices made their first profession in Ndanda Priory. They are Juliana Nyamu, now Sr. Maria Juliana, OSB, Pieta Nyami, now Sr. Scholastica, OSB, Christina Chagike, now Sr. Mary Martine, OSB, Happyness Nyanjiga Selekwa, now Sr. Maria Makrina, OSB, and Fortunata Solo, now Sr. Maria Antonia, OSB. Congratulations…

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Final Profession Windhoek

 On October 8, Windhoek Priory celebrated the final profession of Sr. Mary Placid Joseph, OSB and Sr. Maurice Mary Kamari, OSB. The holy mass was presided over by Archbishop Liborius Ndumbukuti Nashenda, OMI of Windhoek.  Together with it was celebrated the jubilee of profession of Sr. Eufemia Amesho (70 years), Sr. Agrippina Ashipala (60 years)…

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First Profession in Jinja – Uganda

 On September 17, two sisters made their first profession in Jinja – Uganda:Grace Adong, now Sr. Deograzia, OSB and Olivia Natukunda, now Sr. Mary Olivia, OSB. Both started the mass with their novice’s dress… and received the white habit after the profession rite. Congratulations to the Sisters and Jinja Community!

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First Profession in Nairobi

 On September 8, four sisters made their first profession in Nairobi Priory. They are Anastacia Cherono, who is now Sr. Antoinette Marie, OSB, Elizabeth Odhiambo, who is now Sr. Mary Elizabeth, OSB, Furaha Mukandirwa, who is now Sr. Mary Claudia, ISB, and Neige Maombi Vahereni, who is now Sr. Maria Faustina, OSB. After prioress Sr.…

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Final Profession in Nairobi – Kenya

On our Foundation Day September 24, three sisters made their final profession in Nairobi – Kenya. They are Sr. Mary Rita Kyalo, Sr. Bernitta Mwololo and Sr. Felistus Kimote. (from left to right) At the beginning of the celebration they were dressed in the traditional Kangas. In procession the whole community went to the place…

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Final Profession in Jinja – Uganda

 On our Foundation Day September 24, three sisters celebrated their final profession in Jinja – Uganda. They are Sr. Rose Marie Kavugho, Sr. Regina Nakkazzi and Sr. Evelyne Nanfuka.  After signing the profession card as a pledge of fidelity to God and the Congregation, the sisters show the card to the assembly. At the end of…

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Annual Assembly in Angola

 In September, we gathered at St. Scholastica´s Community in Luanda, for the Annual Assembly of the Communities in Angola. The Sisters were given the opportunity to send their proposals and suggestions in advance, as well as the responsibility to contribute to the resolution of the issues raised. The photos show the environment that was prepared…

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First Profession in Ndanda

One thing I ask from the Lord,this only do I seek:that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life. Ps 27:4 The Eucharistic celeblationwith Rite of First Profession ofNovice Juliana Francis Nyanu,Novice Pieta Christopher Joseph,Novice Christina Gaudence Chagike,Novice Happiness Nyanjiga Stephano,Novice Fortunata Solo Stephano   Saturday, September 24,202209:30am…

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Sr. Guntheris (Mathilde) Wenig, OSB

 “Do not be afraid,  for I have redeemed you, I have called you by your name, you are mine.” Is 43,1 Our dear Sr. Guntheris (Mathilde) Wenig, OSB  was called home to God on July 17, 2022 in Peramiho. She was born on January 29, 1927 in Bischofsmais, Germany, Diocese of Passau. She offered herself to…

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Corpus Christi in Ndanda / Tanzania

On Saturday before the solemnity of Corpus Christ, formandees were very busy decorating the areas with flower carpets, where the procession of the Blessed Sacrament would  pass. The novices prepared the Alter near Santa Maria gate, while Postulants and Aspirants designed on the way a chalice, lamb, fish and vine.   The children decorated the main…

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Harvest in Peramiho

On June 21, sisters in Peramiho could harvest the maize from their fields, fruits of the soil and their labor.     Thanks be to God who sent enough rain for the maize to grow and bear fruit!  “When they live by the labor of their hands, as our fathers and the apostles did,  then…

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Final Profession in Peramiho

   Congratulations to Sr. Kateri Marie Nkale, OSB, Sr. Piensia Mfuse and to the whole Priory of Peramiho to the Final Profession of both sisters on June 18.   Together with M. Ruth Bartonico, Prioress, 2nd row Sr. Mary Grace Mujuni and Sr. Gracia Mligo

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CARE FOR GOD’S CREATION “Nairobi Priory”

Newly planted trees in Subiaco & Convent grounds These trees also give very nice shed for creation Vegetable garden with banana and avocado trees. Here, Some old trees were cut as they were falling and new ones were planted.  Some herbal trees, fruit trees & plants in the herbal garden at Karen Care of animals cows and…

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CARE FOR GOD’S CREATION “Windhoek Priory”

Mandarin of Windhoek Priory House Community Papaya trees of Bunya Community   Lemon trees of Tsumeb ommunity Carrots, Broccoli, Red beets, Seedling Bed Different Fruit trees the Priory House Garden Carrots, Broccoli, Red beets, Seedling Bed Different Fruit trees, Pumpkin family And Garden in Bunya Community, Mahagus Namuntunt Community FarmerSewage System for recycling wastewater in the Priory House Tanks (1000…

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CARE FOR GOD’S CREATION “Ndanda Priory “

SISTERS’ INVOLVEMENT IN ECOLOGICAL ECONOMY The sisters care and rejoice over the good harvest of jackfruits of the Priory “Mafuriko” garden. The sisters are harvesting Rosella in Liundu Priory Farm   Aspirants and Postulants are processing cashew nuts harvested from the priory farm in Liundu. Cashew grains already processed ECOLOGICAL SUSTAINABILITY Care for arid-desert plants in…

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Visitation in Angola Ongoing

From Nov 2 to Dec 5 M. Maoro Sye and Sr. Vania Maria Toscano are doing the second part of the visitation of Torres Novas Priory, this time in Angola with the closing of the visitation in Torres Novas.  Kikolo / Luanda: Community with Formadees  Kuito Bié Community  Waku Kungo CommunityWaku Kungo ParishWaku Kungo Convent…

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THE FINAL PROFESSION IN WINDHOEK

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FINAL PROFESSION IN WINDHOEK The names from left to right are:Sr. Emma Aindongo, Sr. Grace Kakweno, Sr. Mercy Gabriel, Sr. Ester Andowa, Sr. Cherubina Shiningeni, Sr. Theophora Hamukwaya, Sr. Prisca Shilongo, Sr. Ottilia Mukwangu and Sr. Hildegard Kandjimbi. Surely, goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life.And I…

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CONGRATULATIONS FOR FIRST PROFESSION AND SILVER JUBILEE

CONGRATULATIONS FOR FIRST PROFESSION AND SILVER JUBILEE  On 4th.September, 2021, Nairobi Priory was blessed with 4 Junior sisters who took their First Monastic Vows, Sr. Immanuela OSB (Caroline), Sr. Liliana OSB (Lilian), Sr. Magdalene OSB (Magdalene) and Sr. Mary Desange OSB ( Leonie). On the same day Sr. Valeriana Matata OSB could look back and celebrate 25 years of Profession thanking God…

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First Profession in Jinja

First Profession in Jinja On Saturday, August 28, 2021 Sr. Noeline Nakaliiri and Sr. Oliver Nansubuga made their first profession in Jinja / Uganda.  We congratulate our two new sisters, Sr. Benedicta, the superior and the whole community of Jinja.     May God shower on them His blessings and help them to live their promise faithfully…

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SR. MARIA GORETTI (Magdalena) GAST , OSB

“Do not be afraid,  for I have redeemed you, I have called you by your name, you are mine.” Is 43,1 Our dear SR. MARIA GORETTI (Magdalena) GAST , OSB  was called home to God on  August 29, 2021 in Peramiho. She was born on  September 6, 1932  in  Albatsried, Germany, Diocese of Augsburg. She offered…

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SR. UTA MARIA (Uta Thekla) LINK , OSB

“Do not be afraid,  for I have redeemed you, I have called you by your name, you are mine.” Is 43,1 Our dear  SR. UTA MARIA (Uta Thekla) LINK , OSB  was called home to God on July 20, 2021 in Ndanda.   She was born on  July 7, 1937 in  Aschaffenburg, Germany, Diocese of Würzburg.…

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Renewal of Vows of Sr. Maria Eliza Kibonge (Peramiho Priory)

Renewal of Vows of Sr. Maria Eliza Kibonge (Peramiho Priory) On July 11 Junior Sister Sr. Maria Eliza  Kibonge renewed her profession for three years.    She signed the profession card, thus committing herself tof follow Christ in the religious community, stability in the Congregation of the Missionary Benedictine Sisters of Tutzing and obedience according…

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“The Joy of sitting at the feet of Jesus”

“The Joy of sitting at the feet of Jesus” “The Joy of sitting at the feet of Jesus” was the theme of our retreat which began on 1st July to the 9th July this year, facilitated by our Novice Directress Sr. Marie Bernadette. We had a very ample time and serene atmosphere which necessitated deep…

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Sr. ANNET NAMADI , OSB

“Do not be afraid,  for I have redeemed you, I have called you by your name, you are mine.” Is 43,1 Our dear  Sr. ANNET NAMADI , OSB  was called home to God on July 6, 2021 in Jinja.   She was born on  March 30, 1982 in  Mbale, Uganda, Diocese of Tororo. She offered herself…

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Sr. PEREGRINA (Agatha Peregrina) KANDERE , OSB

“Do not be afraid,  for I have redeemed you, I have called you by your name, you are mine.” Is 43,1 Our dear Sr. PEREGRINA (Agatha Peregrina) KANDERE , OSB  was called home to God on July 4, 2021 in Windhoek.   She was born on April 2, 1947 in Vuug-vungu, Rundu Apostolic Vicariate in Namibia.…

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PERAMIHO PRIORY CELEBRATES 120th YEAR OF BENEDICTINE PRESENCE

PERAMIHO PRIORY CELEBRATES 120th YEAR OF BENEDICTINE PRESENCE July 1, 2021 marked the 120 years of celebrating God’s faithfulness to the Priory of Peramiho with the first four missionaries, Sr. Magdalena Hessing, Sr. Mechtildis Dickhoff, Sr. Constantia Mayr and Sr. Valeria Kuhlmann who laid the foundation of the Priory. With true missionary zeal, they bore…

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Installation of New Prioress in Ndanda / Tanzania

Installation of New Prioress in Ndanda / Tanzania  Congratulations to Sr. Raphaela Mlwilo, who was installed as new Prioress of Ndanda on June 29. It truly marked a day of blessing for the whole Priory and Congregation! 4 months of waiting…   Now…   The installation rite was integrated in Holy Mas presided over by Abbot…

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Dr. Giorgio Bordin and family help the poor

Dr. Giorgio Bordin and family help the poor An Italian family, Dr. Giorgio, his wife, Yolanda and two sons, Leonard and Gregory met our Sr. Theresia Shilongo, OSB in Windhoek in 2018. After Sr.Theresia introduced to them the missionary work of our Congregation, he and his family wanted to help the poor in Namibia.  The…

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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FINAL PROFESSION IN NAIROBI

CONGRATULATIONS FOR THE FINAL PROFESSION  In NAIROBI Surely, goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life.And I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever. Ps 23:6 On May 22, 2021, Sr. Francine Kyakimwa and Sr. Mary Gabriel Ndumia made final profession, thus committing themselves to live as Missionary Benedictine…

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Sister Jacinta (Jacinta) Mwangangi , OSB

Sister Jacinta (Jacinta) Mwangangi , OSB “Do not be afraid,  for I have redeemed you, I have called you by your name, you are mine.” Is 43,1 Our dear  Sister Jacinta (Jacinta) Mwangangi , OSB  was called home to God on May 20, 2021 in Nairobi. She was born on  Spetember 20, 1965 in Masili, Kenya, Diocese of. Machakos.…

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Congratulations! Installation of new Prioress in Nairobi

Congratulations!  Installation of Sr. Rosa Pascal  as new Prioress of Nairobion May 15 May God always be her guide in decisions and undertakings! All sisters give the sign of peace (during the Corona Pandemic as bow) as their pledge of loyalty. Outgoing prioress Sr. Rosa Maria Santana with incoming prioress Sr. Rosa Pascal in the…

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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FINAL PROFESSION IN JINJA

CONGRATULATIONS FOR THE FINAL PROFESSIONin JINJA / Uganda “Let them prefer nothingwhatever to Christ” On May 1, 2021 three sisters committed themselves to follow Christ in religious community, to obedience and to stability in our Congregation. May the unshakable fidelity of the Lord give them always the confidence and courage to persevere in their vocation.…

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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FINAL PROFESSION IN NDANDA

CONGRATULATIONS FOR THE FINAL PROFESSION IN NDANDA “Let them prefer nothingwhatever to Christ” On May 9, 2021 five sisters made their final profession in Ndanda, binding themselves for their whole life to the Congregation of the Missionary Benedictine Sisters of Tutzing. Here with Bishop Titus Mdoe of Mtwara and Prioress M. Terese Zemale from left…

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Windhoek Priories’s recent news

“Strong confidence in God’s inscrutable wayscalls us to walk the path of Easter.” As we continue to hope for the end of the pandemic, we wish to share with you our activities during the first three months of the New Year 2021 Holy week to Easter COMMUNITIES RECALL THEIR LENTEN PRACTICES FOR THE POOR One of…

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WELCOME NEW ASPIRANTS

WELCOME NEW ASPIRANTS We were delighted to welcome three Aspirants on March 1st. One more Aspirant Gladys Barongo is going to come in April because of the situation of her job. We are so grateful to God for sending good ladies to our priory in this pandemic period. Our vocation promoter Sr. Paulina also has…

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