A common humanity

The people of Kenya are undergoing a tough economic situation. Each one has to struggle to meet their family’s daily needs. The Church is present in all of this and offers its support. Our little sisters face all this right in the middle of their neighbourhood. They share about it with passion. Umoja II (Nairobi) […]

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When walls crumble

Right now, the economic situation in Nigeria is really tough.  One night I met a shoe repair man in a street.  You could tell that he had been going around with his work kit all day without finding any clients.  He probably hadn’t eaten all day.  He was exhausted and distressed.  When I met him, […]

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A dream come true

L.sr. Anna-Shosesharuwa and I had the joy of taking part in the inauguration of the Charles de Foucauld Small Christian Community (SCC) in Igwambiti, Tanzania.  It was a great gift for us and we would like to share with you what happened in this little place that is so unknown and yet so alive. For […]

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The problem is me

From the time I was very small I’ve been told I have to forgive. Today I’m discovering that forgiving is not so much a moral act as it is above all a new level of awareness. That discovery is the fruit of a process that requires me to go deep into my own self, to […]

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Gifts from the desert

For several months L.Sr. Luigina shared the daily life of the little sisters who live in a tent in Niger. It was 30 years ago, but this unique desert experience among our Muslim friends had a profound impact. That is where I received the most beautiful gift I ever got. And what was it? Just […]

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In his tenderness…

“In your tenderness we all exist” Benjamin G. Buelta sj God’s tenderness becomes more apparent in my moments of weakness, when I experience harshness, rigidity, doubts, reproaches or guilt. Is this not so because the Lord is closer to the broken heart? It was at the beginning of my religious life. I was working in […]

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