AFRIKA

PERAMIHO Pr.

Tansania

Bereits 1887 wurden die ersten Missionsschwestern in die apostolische Präfektur von Süd-Sansibar/Ostafrika gesandt. Unter großen Opfern, Entbehrungen und Leiden etablierten sich die Schwestern in Ostafrika.

NDANDA Pr.

Tansania

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

Die Vertreibung der deutschen Schwestern aus Ostafrika im Jahr 1920 ermöglichte es der Kongregation, eine neue Mission in Südafrika und Südwestafrika, dem heutigen Namibia, zu beginnen. Heute ist das Priorat Windhoek…

NAIROBI Pr.

KENIA

1973 begannen Schwestern aus dem Priorat Peramiho in Tansania mit der Missionsarbeit im Kerio-Tal in Kenia. Im Jahr 1981 wurde das erste afrikanische Noviziat in Nairobi eröffnet. Im Jahr 1987 wurde das Herz-Jesu-Priorat in Karen-Nairobi errichtet.

TORRES NOVAS Pr.

ANGOLA

Im Jahr 1961 wurde eine Gemeinschaft in Portugal gegründet. Heute befindet sich das Prioratshaus in Torres Novas. Die Gemeinschaften in Angola und das Haus in Madrid / Spanien gehören zum Priorat Torres Novas.

JINJA – GD

UGANDA

Im Jahr 1993 wurde in Jinja, Uganda, eine neue Gemeinschaft gegründet.Die Schwestern verwalten eine große Grundschule, ein ausgedehntes Gesundheitszentrum und unterhalten eine Farm mit Blick auf den Viktoriasee.

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Erste Profess und Professjubiläum in Nairobi

Am 31. Mai legten vier Novizinnen ihre erste Profess ab, eine Schwester, Sr. Maria Goretti Achieng,  feierte ihr 40-jähriges Professjubiläum. Die neuen Professschwestern sind Sr. Jean Florence, Sr. Mary Grace Aime, Sr. Immaculate und Sr. Mary Christiane. Der Eucharistiefeier stand Abt John Baptist Oese der Abtei Tigoni vor. von links nach rechts: Sr. Marie Bernadette Kithuka,…

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Prayer for First Profession in Nairobi

The Prioress and Community of the Missionary Benedictine Sisters of Tutzing, Sacred Heart Priory Nairobi cordially invites to 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…

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Ewige Profess in Windhoek

Am 18. Mai, Samstag vor Pfingsten, legte Sr. Mary Celestine Ngesheya ihre ewige Profess in der Kapelle des Prioratshauses in Windhoek ab. Der heiligen Messe stand der Generalvikar der Erzdiözese Windhoek Werner Simanekeni Afunde vor. Die Professurkunde wird von Sr. Mary Celestine und Sr. Simon Lee, Priorin, unterschrieben. von links nach rechts: Sr. Bonifacis Titus,…

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Ewige Profess in Peramiho

Am 3. Mai feierte das Priorat Peramiho die Ewige Profess von Sr. Mary Paul Chintala, Sr. Regina Neema Mlelwa, Sr. Maria Elizabeth Kibonge, Sr. Maria Ester Tarimo und Sr. Mary Faith Kimario. Der heiligen Messe mit Ritus der Profess stand Abt Oktavian Masingo, OSB von der Abtei Hanga vor. von links nach rechts: Sr. Regina Neema Mlelwa,…

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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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Gebet für Ewige Profess in Peramiho

Diesen Schatz tragen wir in zerbrechlichen Gefäßen; so wird deutlich, dass das Übermaß der Kraft von Gott und nicht von uns kommt.    DIE PRIORIN UND GEMEINSCHAFT der Missions-Benediktinerinnen von TutzingPriorat Peramiho  lädt herzlich ein zur Eucharistiefeier mit dem Ritus der Ewigen Profess von  Sr. Mary Paul Chintala, OSB    Sr. Regina Neema MleLwa, OSB   Sr.…

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Ewige Profess in Nairobi

Am 6. April feierte das Priorat Nairobi die Ewgie Profess von Sr. Gertrude Wanza David, Sr. Anuarite Akumu Okello,  Sr. Jackline Chemutai Tonui und Sr. Hilda Nekesa Wanyonyi. von links nach rechts: Sr. Rosa Pascal, Priorin, Sr. Lusina Ng’eny, Jungprofessenmeisterin, mit Sr. Gertrude Wanza David, Sr. Anuarite Akumu Okello,  Sr. Jackline Chemutai Tonui, und Sr. Hilda Nekesa Wanyonyi Nach der Liturgie mit dem Hauptzelebrant…

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Willkommen IJP 2024

Am 2. April wurden die beiden Jungprofessen für das Internationale Junioratsprogramm 2024durch einen Ritus während der Mittagshore offiziell willkommen geheißen. Es sind Sr. Michael Marie Kudumu vom Priorat Windhoek und Sr. Maria Auderlane dos Santos Belarmino vom Priorat Olinda. Nach einem Gebet von M. Maorosegneten alle Schwestern die beiden mit einem Lied,während diese Lichter in ihren Händen…

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Gebet für Ewige Profess in Windhoek

Wie der Ton in der Hand des Töpfers,  so seid ihr in meiner Hand. (Jeremias 18,6) Mit großer Freude lädt Simon Lee OSB, Priorin,  und die Gemeinschaft der Missions-Benediktinerinnen in Namibia  ein zur  EUCHARISTIEFEIER  mit dem Ritus der  EWIGEN PROFESS von Sr. Mary Celestine Ngesheya OSB Samstag, 18. Mai 2024 (9:30 Uhr)  Kapelle des Prioratshauses St.…

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Gebet für Ewige Profess im Priorat Nairobi

Wir, das Priorat Nairobi, bitten Sie um Ihr Gebet für unsere Schwestern, die sich auf die Ewige Profess am 6. April 2024 vorbereiten. Sr. Gertrude Wanza David, OSB Sr. Anuarite Akumu Okello, OSB Sr. Jackline Chemutai Tonui, OSB Sr. Hilda Nekesa Wanyonyi OSB. ‘Lass dich nicht sofort von Angst verwirren  und fliehe nicht vom Weg…

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Gebet für die Erste und Ewige Profess im Priorat Torres Novas – Angola

Wie der Ton in der Hand des Töpfers,  so seid ihr in meiner Hand. (Jer 18,6)  Die Missions-Benediktinerinnen von Tutzing im Priorat Torres Novas – Angola,laden herzlich ein zur Eucharistiefeier mit dem Ritus der  Ersten Profess von Novizin Teresa C. P. Severino und Ewiger Profess von Sr. Alda Valentina Menezes, OSBSr. Maria Benedicta Paulo Panzo, OSBSr. Maria Inês Chicaleta, OSBSr Maria…

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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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Willkommen zu neuem Mitglied der Casa-Gemeinschaft

Am 6. Oktober während der Mittagshore wurde das neue Mitglied der Casa-Gemeinschaft Sr. Bonifasia Ngonyani mit einem kurzen Ritus offiziell willkommen geheißen. Sie hielt ein Kerzenlicht in der Hand, während M. Maoro Sye für sie betete,ihr die Lokalen Bestimmungen der Casa überreichte und sie segnete.  Anschließend sangen die Schwestern ein Segenslied für sie. Herzlich Willkommen, liebe…

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Jubiläum des Segens – Herausgabe eines Musikalbums

Am 1. Oktober feierte Peramiho mit der ganzen Erzdiözese von Songea das Jubiläum 125 Jahre Christentum in der Region, da die erste heilige Messe 1898 von P. Cassian Swiss auf dem Hügel von Peramiho gefeiert wurde.  Zur Vorbereitung auf dieses große Ereignis am 17. September gaben die Missions-Benediktinerinnen zusammen mit den Mönchen der Abtei Peramiho…

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Erneuerung der Gelübde von Sr. Mary Thomas Mbate

Am 26. September erneuerte Sr. Mary Thomas Mbate ihre Gelübde für drei Jahrein der Gegenwart von M. Maoro Sye, der Casa-Gemeinschaft und der Teilnehmerinnen des Internationalen Ökonominnentreffens.Sr. Mary Thomas gehört zum Priorat Peramiho undnimmt am Internationalen Junioratsprogramm in Rom teil.   Nach dem Lesen der Professurkunde,… …unterschrieb sie sie sowie M. Maoro.  Nachdem sie die Urkunde…

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Visitation im Priorat Windhoek 1. August– 15. September

Am 31. Juli kam M. Maoro Sye begleitet von Sr. Regina Tesch in Windhoek an. Die Visitation wurde am 1. August offiziell eröffnet. Ankunft vom Flughafen in Nubuamis Gebet in der Kapelle nach der Ankunft Eröffnungskonferenz Erste Gruppenarbeit für Schwestern mit ewiger Profess 5. – 6. August Seminar für Jungprofesse Treffen mit den Angehörigen des Noviziats Zweite Gruppenarbeit für…

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Professerneuerung von Sr. Michaela-Sifa

Am 15. August, dem Hochfest Mariä Himmelfahrt, während der Mittagshoreerneuerte Sr. Michaela-Sifa Sivilondire ihre Profess.Sie gehört zum Priorat Nairobi und nimmt am Internationalen Junioratsprogramm teil. Vor dem Altar in Anwesenheit der Generalvikarin Sr. Lumen Gloria Dungca und der ganzen Gemeinschaftlas Sr. Michaela-Sifa ihre Professurkunde. Diese wurde von Sr. Lumen Gloria Dungca und Sr. Michaela-Sifa unterschriebenund anschließend auf den…

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Erneuerung der Gelübde von Sr. Neema

Am Freitag, dem 12. Mai erneuter Sr. Neema Adyuti Mkolokoti vom Priorat Ndandafür weiter zwei Jahre ihre Gelübde.Sie gelobte Nachfolge Christi in klösterlicher Gemeinschaft, Beständigkeit in der Kongregation der Missions-Benediktinerinnen und Gehorsam nach der Regel des heiligen Benedikts und unseren Konstitutionen. Die Professurkunde wurde von M. Maoro Sye und Sr. Neema unterzeichnet. Alle Teilnehmerinnen der Internationalen Wochen…

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Gebet für die Ewige Profess in Windhoek

Mit Freude laden Mutter Simon Lee OSB, Priorin  und die Gemeinschaft der  Missions-Benediktinerinnen von Tutzing  ein zur EUCHARISTIEFEIER mit der  EWIGEN PROFESS  von  Sr. Maria Stephania Nzaro OSB  Sr. Maria Clementine Ndara OSB  und  Sr. Maria Rita Musungu OSB am Samstag, den 10. Juni 2023  in der Kapelle des Prioratshauses Nubuamis, Windhoek – Namibia

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Abschied von Sr. Theophilia

Am 16. April mussten sich die Schwestern der Casa-Gemeinschaft von Sr. Theophilia Iipumbu verabschieden.Sr. Theophilia verbrachte 10 Jahre in Rom, während denen sie treu in der Küche und im Repertorium ihren Dienst tat, und ein Jahr zur Erneuerung mit Musikstunden. Während der Abendfreizeit am 14. April zeigten Schwestern ihre Dankbarkeit durch Lieder, Musik und andere kreative…

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Gebet für die Ewige Profess in Ndanda

Am 6. Mai wird Sr. Mary Agnes Mkinda OSB ihre ewige Profess ablegen zusammen mit Sr. Elisabeth Hodalo Same Kondokissem OSB, Sr. Françoise Tohouleba OSB und Sr. Marie Louise Tawalessi aus Togo, die sich nach 3 Jahren Probezeit unserer Kongregation durch ewige Profess anschließen. Sr. Mary Agnes Minda, OSB Sr.Elisabeth Hodalo Sama Kondokissem.OSB Sr.Françoise Tohouleba  OSB Sr.…

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Sr. Marie Stella Simkoko erhält das Missionskreuz

Am 13. Februar erhielt Sr. Marie Stella Simkoko, Jungprofesse des Priorates Peramiho, das Missionskreuz für ihre Aussendung ins Priorat Norfolk für zwei Jahre. Sr. Ruth Bartonico, Priorin, überreicht Sr. Marie Stella das Missionskreuz Sr. Marie Stella mit dem Missionskreuz bereit für die Aussendung Liebe Sr. Marie Stella,  möge Gott dich während der Reise beschützen und…

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Visitation in Ndanda im Gang

Am 24. Februar wurde die kanonische Visitation des Priorates Ndanda eröffnet. Sie wird von M. Maoro Sye zusammen mit Sr. Kathrarina Mtitu durchgeführt. In der Kapelle des Prioratshauses 1. Gruppe in Ndanda 2. Gruppe mit den Jungprofessen mit der Gruppe der Schwestern, die sich auf die ewige Profess vorbereiten und drei Priorinnen zum Unterrichten(Sr. Rosa Pascal, Sr.…

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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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Congratulations for First Profession in Windhoek / Namibia

Congratulations to Sr. Christiana Mungeli, Sr. Mirjam Johannes and Sr. Mary Joachim Iiyambo, who celebrated their first profession on February 11 in Nubuamis Priory House, Windhoek. The rite of first profession started already on the evening before with the washing of the feet of the three novices Christina, Mirjam and Tuuliki. In community life, we need to…

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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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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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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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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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Congratulations for Final Profession and Jubilee in Ndanda

 On April 23, 2022 four sisters made their final profession in Ndanda / Tanzania and three sisters celebrated their silver jubilee of profession. 1st row Sisters who made final profession from left to right: Sr. Christina Elias Mhema, Sr. Sesilia Richard Manji, Sr. Adili Mathias Likiliwike, Sr. Magdalena Simon Kutingwa 2nd row Sisters celebrating silver…

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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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