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UN Commission on the Status of Women

SAM thumbThe United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW57) took place recently from 4th-15th March.  The theme this year was ‘Elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls’. Here Sr Pat Kenny reports on her experience of being there with Sr Suzette Clarke (an Australian RSC).

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Top Marks for St Margaret's!

stmarghealthinspecthumbIt has been quite a year for St Margaret of Scotland Hospice in Clydebank, Scotland.  First the Royal Visit and now it has been top rated by health inspectors. The Healthcare Environment Inspectorate gave St Margaret's Hospice in Clydebank the maximum score of six out of six in every category examined.

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A Project in the Spirit of Mary Aikenhead

chikunithumbChikuni Girls Secondary School is a Mission School based in Monze District, Zambia. The School has a population of 250 pupils eighty five percent of the pupils consist of orphans and vulnerable children. The School produces good results and it always aims to do better.

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Reaching out to Orphans and Vulnerable Children

kabwethumbCaritas Convent Secondary School is located in Kabwe's city centre. The school is run by the Religious Sisters of Charity. There are about 540 pupils in school, 35 teachers and 10 auxiliary staff who do specific duties in order to maintain the high standards of quality education.

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Mount Carmel 'K.I.' celebrates 200 years!

KIthumbEvery school year has its highs and lows with events that stand out from the day to day routine and rythmn of school life. For Mount Carmel secondary school in King’s Inns Street, fondly known by many as ‘K.I’., October 5th 2012 was one such occasion. Past and present management, staff, pupils and parents came together to celebrate the founding of the school in 1812.  What a wonderful day it was!

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Rejoicing at Final Vows in Zambia

yvonnethumbThe sun shone brightly as we gathered outside Roma Convent to escort Sr. Yvonne Tilimboyi to the chapel to pronounce her Final Vows.  Almost the entire region was present and we felt privileged to have Sr. Pereka with us representing our General Leadership Team.

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