Archives mensuelles : avril 2018

Restoring wounded children

By Malindi community (Kenya) Malindi, a town in Kenya-s coast is recognized as the city with the highest percentage of child abuse, and sex toursm in kenya. An unfortunate dominance!!! In the Pope Francis Reception and Rescue Centre for children … Lire la suite

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Living with different cultures and traditions

By Gerda Slaghekke (Boxtel, the Netherlands) In our Care Home, the World House in Boxtel, Netherlands,  greatly value the respect and appreciation for everybody’s culture and tradition. Often on Sundays we have lively cultural demonstrations. We had a Turkish feast … Lire la suite

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My road with Samira

By Margret Derek (Cologne, Germany)  As there are many refugees in Cologne, I offered myself to teach German to someone from Africa. I was given her name and address (the name given here is not her real name). She arrived … Lire la suite

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Calais: My LIFE with refugees

By Domenica Ciliberti, London community (UK) As my personal participation on the occasion of the 150 MAfr/MSOLA Jubilee, I considered helping the refugees in Calais (France). Fr Johannes, a Benedictine offered me accommodation. The project offers spiritual and material support … Lire la suite

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Sr Simone’s presence at « Episol »

By Simone Dislaire, Evere Green (Brussels – Belgium)  Since the beginning of 2016, I became a volunteer in a solidarity grocery store. We welcome people sent by the social services, who come to buy food and household products at very … Lire la suite

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Remembering « COLWOD »

By Jacqueline Picard (Ottawa, Canada)  At the last meeting of JPIC-RD animators from Canada, Jacqueline Picard prepared an excellent presentation with photos and comments on the Colwod project, initiated by Sister Connie Gemme in Tamale, Ghana. Connie seeing the plight … Lire la suite

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Lea Ackerman presents « Solwodi »

By Lea Ackerman, Germany In octobre 1985 in Mombasa, Lea Ackerman (MSOLA) a started SOLWODI (SOLidarity with WOmen in DIstress), to help women defend their rights in Kenya. Lea tells us about her work.   Speaking with women and girls … Lire la suite

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Recollection « We too, we are migrants »

Prepared by the MSOLA and MAfr. JPIC-RD coordinators, the MSOLA were invited to live it in community and if possible with MAfr. We present what has been done and communicated in different communities. Download the Recollection. At Rome (Italy) The … Lire la suite

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Living JPIC-RD in the communities of Germany

Neunkirchen Community  By Heidi Arnegger Last year Hildegard Nagel explained to us that our JPIC-RD commitment has to take place in our own community, as only few of us can go out because of physical and mental handicaps. So this … Lire la suite

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Interreligious Dialogue at Lyon

By Odile Payen (Villeurbanne-Lyon, France) In the interreligious meetings of these last months, I perceive a thirst for God, a desire to know each other better, and especially a will to do together actions of solidarity. As member of the … Lire la suite

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83 years old, time to start something new

By Sr. Corrie Vork (Boxtel, the Netherlands)  When I came back to the Netherlands after a long period in Africa, I wanted to do something useful. In a nearby village I found Zorgboerderij (caring farm), a day centre for people … Lire la suite

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Session on Trafficking of persons in Burkina Faso

The look of an animator By Angela Kapitingana (Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina) I had the opportunity of preparing and animating a session on Trafficking of persons, for the Justice and Peace religious animators that took place in Koudougou. It was encouraging to … Lire la suite

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How the MSOLA lived the Day Against Human Trafficking

The 8th February is the feast of St. Bakhita, who was a young woman who was a slave. She struggled for her freedom, became a Christian, then a Canossian religious and was later proclaimed a saint. The Church chose this … Lire la suite

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Attentive to girls during my internships

By Hélène Kavula (Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso) I live my JPIC-RD mission in my internships at the health centres and at hospital. During the time I am on duty I meet many people, but I am particularly attentive to girls and … Lire la suite

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International Women’s Day in Bukavu

By Hélène Mbuyamba, (Bukavu, R.D. Congo) The celebration of the 2018 Women’s Day in Bukavu raised an important question … “How can we celebrate with joy when the reality is that women endure so much suffering on a daily basis, … Lire la suite

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