Today is the 43rd death anniversary of Sr. Maria Troncatti

Sr. Maria was born in Cortegno Golgi (Brescia) on February 16, 1883. She grew up happy and hardworking in her numerous family, dividing her time between the farm and caring for her little brothers and sisters, in the warm and loving atmosphere created by her exemplary parents. She regularly attended catechism in her parish, where…

GRADUATION DAY IN AUXILIUM!!!!

CONGRATULATIONS to the 86 New graduates from the Kindergarten of Auxilium Catholic School in Bole Bulbula, Addia Abeba and “WELL DONE” to their teachers!!!! They have work hard, play, enjoy  and  learned many things for the last two years… and now they are ready to go up to the Primary School. We wish all of them the best for the…

Regional assembly – Ethiopia 2012

Today is the last day of our Regional assembly in Ethiopia. The meeting started 2 days ago in Adwa and will end this evening with the Celebration of the Eucharist and the and a moment of recreation together. The aim of the meeting is to work towards the elaboration of the Plan for youth ministry….

Long live Mother Mazzarello!

 Today. 26th May 2012. the community of Addis Ababa honored Mary Mazzarello with a solemn Eucharistic celebration. The SDB Provincial Fr. Genaro was the main celebrant and, with him, five other priests concelebrated  to honor Mary Mazzarello. There were many guests like the sdb of Mekkanisa with the pre novices, the SDB of Gothera, volunteers, workers, Himanot, the…

Happy Feast of MARY HELP OF CHRISTIANS

Let us ask Mary for the gift of living communion with joy and trust among ourselves and with all who decide to tend to the education of the young. With them and for them, let us give new color to our communities, the face of gratuitous love as God gives it to us. It can…

Shalom my friends….

Wishes of PEACE from the children of St. Joseph B.S. in WAU (South Sudan) to all the readers of this blog!

Visit to St Joseph Basic School in Wau (South Sudan)

This morning assembly for the pupils of St. Joseph Basic School was a special one. The children disposed in the form of a sun welcomed us with a song, a speech and a gift. The following is what they wrote to Sr. Roberta, inside a huge card representing a smiling face: “We the students of St. Joseph school are happy to…

Visit to AUXILIUM BASIC SCHOOL in WAU (South Sudan)

This morning the children of Auxilium greeted us with songs and gifts in a South Sudanese way: Water offered to any visitor, sweets and popcorn, a piece of material worn by the women and a staff sign of leadership. We met the children assembled for the morning parade, the students of grade 6,7 and 8 and the teachers….

MARY HELP CENTRE of NURSING and MIDWIFERY (Wau, South Sudan)

In the afternoon we were welcomed by the students of Mary Help Centre of Nursing and Midwifery in WAU. In March, the first and only batch in South Sudan graduated and the whole Centre is very proud of it. The students have theorical lessons but they also have the possibility of practicing what they learn,…

Our DISPENSARY in WAU (South Sudan)

This morning we visited the dispensary in Wau. It is 9,30 of Monday morning and the dispensary is full of people, especially women and children. There are many programs going on: vaccination, pregnant women, nutrition, etc… The lab technician is busy checking the blood samples under the microscope, the doctor is visiting patients, even the guards are very busy trying to…