Sisters host wellness day for village in Botswana

Sisters host wellness day for village in Botswana

Sisters at Pabalelong Hospice, Metsimotlhabe, Botswana, organized a day of health and wellness with diabetic screenings for the people of Metsimotlhabe Village. Members from the Diabetic Association of Botswana assisted the Sisters in education and screening. The...
Botswana Foundation Day

Botswana Foundation Day

Happy Foundation Day to the Botswana Mission of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. Thanks to our loving God for all of the blessings of the past 18 years. The Sisters in Botswana thank everyone for their loving support. “Your love and prayers give us the energy...
Blessing prayer for the Associates of Botswana

Blessing prayer for the Associates of Botswana

The SCNs and Associates gathered in Kanye community on April 29, 2018, to wish and bless the two Associates, Anna Mosele and Beatrice Manda who are going to leave for India on May 6 to participate in the General Assembly of 2018. They will be accompanied by Sister...
Christmas in Metsimotlhabe

Christmas in Metsimotlhabe

Metsimotlhabe faith group of Sisters and Associates reached out to the poor with Christmas gifts: The faith group of SCNs and Associates of Metsimotlhabe reached out to the less privileged families in their community giving them the joy of celebrating Christmas. They...
Sala Sentle: The suffering find a place of love and care

Sala Sentle: The suffering find a place of love and care

Sala Sentle The suffering find a place of love and care 13 DECEMBER 2017 In Metsimotlhabe, a village north of the capital of Gaborone, Botswana, Sisters Sunila Erumangalathu and Vinaya Chalil administer a one-of-kind hospice for the sick called Pabalelong. It means a...
‘Take the first step in faith’

‘Take the first step in faith’

Sisters in Botswana gathered in Metsimotlhabe on Saturday, Nov. 18, to bless Sister Vinaya as she is ready to take off for Kenya Exploration. The community presented her with a Kenyan flag and wished her with the words of Martin Luther King Junior, “Take the...
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...

A visit from the ‘Flower Girls’

A visit from the ‘Flower Girls’ “Flower Girls” are the youngest sodalities in most of the parishes in the Diocese of Gaborone, Botswana. The members of this group age from 6 to 12 years. Red skirts and white blouses are their uniforms. They usually lead the dances in...
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...