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...

Sponsored Walk to Raise Funds for Pabalelong Hospice

View video of walk on Youtube May 25, 2013 was an auspicious day in the history of the Pabalelong Hospice in Metsimotlhabe, in greater Gaborone, the Capital of Botswana. On that day the Hospice organized a ‘Sponsored Walk’ to Raise Funds for the Hospice, a first of...

Bicentennial Celebrations in Botswana

  The Parish Church in Metsimotlhabe had a festive appearance on November 24, in spite of the heavy rains – blessings – that had begun the night before. From early morning everyone was busy fixing up the church and arranging flowers; the flower girls were...

Acceptance of First Candidates in Botswana

The expanded Botswana Community. To see more photos click here. December 1, 2012 was a Red Letter Day for the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth as the Congregation was celebrating the closing of the Bicentennial Year in Botswana, two young women took a bold step to...

Life has Changed for Thapelo

Herman Thapelo, his true identity has been changed for this story, is a 17 year old boy from one of the remote villages of Kweneng District, in Botswana. He is the second child among four boys. His father deserted his mother and the children when Thapelo was very...

Botswana Volunteer Video

Luke Boiarski, SCN, along with three SCN Associates, (Evelyn Faldowski, Trudi Maish and Pat MacIsaac) and five other volunteers were in Botswana in April, assisting the Sisters in Kayne, Lobatse and Metsimotlhabe. Here is a video of their...

Rejuvenated

Marion Countian gains new perspective during African mission trip By Stephen Lega | Lebanon Enterprise Last month, she returned from a trip to Botswana, where she was part of a group of nine people who helped repaint schools and provided companionship to individuals...

Celebrating Ten Years in Botswana

The SCN Congregation is celebrating the ten-year anniversary of ministry in Botswana as President Mary Elizabeth Miller, SCN, looks forward to travelling to Africa to mark the occasion with the Sisters there. Together, members of the SCN family recall how our Sisters...

Botswana Celebrates Ten Years

Today let us offer prayers of Thanksgiving as we celebrate the ten-year anniversary of ministry in Botswana. Let us recall how our Sisters from the Eastern Province arrived in Botswana on September 7, 2000 and our Sisters from the Western Province arrived the...

Sisters travel to Botswana

Sisters Susan Gatz and Elaine McCarron left Louisville, Kentucky yesterday to travel to Botswana. Sister Susan, Vice President of the SCN Congregation, will visit the ministry sites for two weeks. Sister Elaine will stay for two months to help in numerous ways....