Sisters leave for Kenya

Sisters leave for Kenya

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Botswana accompanied Sister Vinaya Chalil and Sister Philomina Hembrom, the Kenyan pioneers, to SSK airport in Gaborone, Botswana. Bishop Frank Nubuasah, Father Andrew Makgetla the Vicar General, and a few friends gathered to say...
Welfare Association of Botswana meets

Welfare Association of Botswana meets

The Welfare Association of Botswana had its annual general body meeting on Dec. 12 in Metsimotlhabe with all the COVID-19 protocols of the country in place. All except one member was present for the meeting.
New roles in Botswana

New roles in Botswana

On SCN Foundation Day, Sisters in Botswana gathered at Metsimotlhabe for multiple reasons. As they thanked God for the SCN Congregation, Sister Vinaya integrated into the prayer a welcome and birthday of Sister Nalini and the handing over of three positions. Sister...
Sisters reach out to COVID affected families

Sisters reach out to COVID affected families

Mission McNeill is a US-based charitable organization who had been to Botswana in August 2019 to help the children in need. This year they raised funds for the COVID-19 affected families in Botswana where Sisters are ministering. Due to coronavirus travel...
Happy Independence Day to Botswana

Happy Independence Day to Botswana

This year’s independence day comes at a time when Botswana’s social and economic life is disrupted by the pandemic. The nation continues overcoming these challenges by retaining the faith that has characterized Botswana’s nationhood of 54 years of...
Sisters’ preschools resume in Botswana

Sisters’ preschools resume in Botswana

After a long lockdown from March 23 to Aug. 31, St. Mary’s Preschool in Lobatse and St. Bakita Preschool in Kanye resumed educating on Sept. 1 after the completion of the requirement of the Department of Health Service and Ministry of Basic Education procedures...
Help the Sisters Empower and Educate

Help the Sisters Empower and Educate

Help Sisters Empower and Educate The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth have always believed in the importance of education and empowering others, especially women. In Botswana, Sisters have selected four women to receive support for continuing their education. Formal...
Botswana Foundation Day – 20 Years

Botswana Foundation Day – 20 Years

Happy Foundation Day to Botswana! We celebrate 20 years of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth’s compassionate presence to the people of Botswana in the continent of Africa. Today the Sisters celebrated 20 years of SCN presence in Botswana. On this special...
Charity in the time of the coronavirus

Charity in the time of the coronavirus

Sheltered, supported, and encouraged by God’s strong and enduring love At the Mexico border, SCNs Brenda Gonzales and Rosemarie Kirwan were halfway through their service experience at the Humanitarian Center in McAllen, Texas, when the coronavirus began to grip the...
Botswana tribute to Tootsie

Botswana tribute to Tootsie

Sisters and Associates in Botswana pay tribute to Mary Virginia (Tootsie) Gish, SCNA The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, SCN Associates, and all those who knew Mary Virginia (Tootsie) Gish SCNA in Botswana were shocked and saddened by the sudden loss of their dear...
Pabalelong featured on national television

Pabalelong featured on national television

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth at Pabalelong Hospice were featured on Botswana National TV along with their staff on Saturday evening. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Botswana televised the services of the hospice as a contribution of the CSR is a national...
Palm Sunday in Botswana

Palm Sunday in Botswana

In order to show their solidarity and oneness during this time on this Palm Sunday, the Catholics in Botswana tied green branches on their windows, doors, or gates.
Read the latest issue of The Journey

Read the latest issue of The Journey

In this issue of The Journey, you can read more on our Kenya initiative, as well as other stories that flow from our engagement in other parts of the world. The inspiring stories of Sisters Margaret Lillian Davenport, Blanche Correia, and Rose Plathottathil, will give...
A Day of World-Wide Solidarity and Prayer

A Day of World-Wide Solidarity and Prayer

Prayer for Laetara Sunday March 22 The UISG (International Union of Superiors General) has designated Sunday, March 22 as a Day of Worldwide Solidarity and Prayer for those impacted by the pandemic. We are invited to join in this plea for an end to suffering and death...
Catholic Health Facilities of Gaborone Diocese

Catholic Health Facilities of Gaborone Diocese

The three Catholic Health Facilities of Gaborone Diocese met for the first time in the history of the Diocese, for their annual planning from 16th to the 18th of March 2020, under the guidance of the newly set up Diocesan Health Board. Bishop Frank Nubuasah, the...
Inauguration of St. Bakhita

Inauguration of St. Bakhita

In Kanye, Botswana, St. Bakhita Pre-school was officially blessed and inaugurated by Bishop Frank Nubuasah, SVD, the Bishop of Gaborone Diocese. The invited guests were the priests, Sisters, Kgosi (the chief of the village), town council members, parents,...
Pabalelong to be featured on national broadcast

Pabalelong to be featured on national broadcast

Corporate Social Responsibility Botswana (CSR Botswana) is a 30-minute television program that looks at corporate social responsibility initiatives and projects that have been undertaken by the private sector in Botswana. Each week this television program focuses on a...
Join the Journey

Join the Journey

Watch to the seventh annual Join the Journey luncheon, in support of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. You will be inspired as you hear stories of ways the Sisters transform lives through their ministry as they serve those most in...
Associates in Botswana gather

Associates in Botswana gather

Associates and the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth gathered at Metsimotlhabe on Saturday for their formation day combined with the celebration of the Feast of St. Vincent de Paul. The theme of the day was “Baptize and Send” the theme of the Extraordinary...