Wellness in Botswana

Wellness in Botswana

Botswana has dedicated the month of September for the wellness of the people, as the country celebrates its Independence on Sept. 30. Nationwide daily prayers are held in all the village “Kgotlas” throughout the month, praying especially for the sick....
Sisters celebrate 90th birthday of Bishop Setlalekgosi

Sisters celebrate 90th birthday of Bishop Setlalekgosi

Sisters in Botswana invited Bishop Emeritus Boniface Setlalekgosi for an outdoor meal, as he celebrated his 90th Birthday on Sept. 14, 2017. It was Bishop Boniface who invited SCNs to minister in his Diocese (Gaborone) in the year 2000. Bishop Boniface has been a...
SCN Associate weekend in Botswana

SCN Associate weekend in Botswana

SCNs and Associates gathered at Metsimotlhabe for the Associate workshop cum celebration of St. Vincent ‘s Feast on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. This was also the second formation day for the new batch of Associate candidates. They had very inspiring and...
Sisters in Botswana celebrate Foundation Day

Sisters in Botswana celebrate Foundation Day

Sisters in Botswana gathered this Sept. 7 evening to celebrate the 17th Foundation day of Botswana Mission. During the prayer, they remembered with gratitude all the pioneers, the Central and Province leadership, past and present, all those who have ministered in...
Eye Screening camp at the Hospice, Botswana

Eye Screening camp at the Hospice, Botswana

SCNs at Pabalelong Hospice, Metsimotlhabe, Botswana, organized an eye screening camp at the Hospice with the help of Lion’s Club, Botswana. The camp started with prayer and a ritual of lighting a lamp symbolizing Christ as the light. 152 middle aged and elderly...
Volunteers finish project in Botswana

Volunteers finish project in Botswana

After several days of hard work, the SCN volunteers have completed painting the exterior of the church in Ntjlanthe, Botswana. This was phase two of their volunteer work, as they also completed painting the interior as well. The local women, who at first greeted the...
SCN Volunteer Update: Botswana

SCN Volunteer Update: Botswana

After being warmly greeted upon their arrival in Gaborone, Botswana late Tuesday, four SCN volunteers spent Wednesday touring the hospice in Metsimotlhabe and visiting Divine Mercy, the local church, and a preschool. The children were eager to meet the new visitors...
Botswana community upholds their local SCN leadership

Botswana community upholds their local SCN leadership

All the members of Botswana Community gathered at Metsimotlhabe on July 02, 2017, to thank Sister Ann Muthukattil, the outgoing contact person for Botswana and welcome Sister Sunila Erumangalathu the newly elected contact person for the next three years. The group...
Sponsored walk in Lobatse

Sponsored walk in Lobatse

Sisters Bibiana Kindo and Philomina Hembrom participated in a two and a half mile walk to raise awareness and money for St. Mary’s Catholic Mission and ordination. The sponsored walk was lead by a band and nearly 300 participants as they walked all around Lobatse Town...
Botswana Golden Jubilee

Botswana Golden Jubilee

During the Golden Jubilee celebrations of the Diocese of Gaborone special awards of medals and trophies were given to the following honoring the contribution made to the Diocese of Gaborone. Sisters of Charity of Nazareth: 16 years of committed service to the people...
Sister Carole Kaucic in Botswana

Sister Carole Kaucic in Botswana

Sister Carole shares the following from her journeys to SCN missions in Botswana. This first photo was taken in my hotel room inJ’burg, just prior to my departure to Botswana. Wanted to find out the South Africa news. My brother Bob told me the wanted an elephant, or...
Pabalelong Hospice hosts Hospice/Appreciation Day

Pabalelong Hospice hosts Hospice/Appreciation Day

Commemorating the World Hospice and Palliative Care Day is an annual event at Pabalelong Hospice, Metsimotlhabe, Botswana, where Sisters Sunila and Vinaya are ministering. This year the event was held on Oct. 29, 2015. It was also an appreciation day as all the...
Celebrations of SCNs in Botswana

Celebrations of SCNs in Botswana

Members of Leadership are in Africa right now, where they attended two celebrations this weekend, the 15th anniversary of SCNs beginning ministry in Botswana, and the Golden Jubilee of Olive Pinto, SCN. Both SCN President, Susan Gatz, and Ann Muthukattil, SCN in...
Orphans and vulnerable children at Mmopane Village, Botswana

Orphans and vulnerable children at Mmopane Village, Botswana

The Orphans and Vulnerable Children’s Center at Mmopane Village in Botswana has 45 children this year between the ages of 3 to 6 years, who are from very poor socio-economic backgrounds. Some are orphans, some are on antiretroviral drugs, and others are children of...

Botswana Independence Day

SCNs Tess Browne, board member of the Labor Resource Center at the University of Massachusetts, and Martha Walsh celebrated Botswana Independence Day on Monday, September 30, in Boston, Mass., with Matsomi Marobela, a visiting Fulbright Scholar from the University of...

Welcome to Botswana

All SCN/As in Botswana were at the airport in Gaborone to  welcome Bibiana  Kindo, SCN, on August 25, 2013. Sister Bibiana is a teacher and will be ministering at St. Mary’s Pre-School in...