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Dec032017

Oakfords Celebrated by "Friends of the Sisters"

In 2015 – the year the Pope declared as being dedicated to Consecrated Life – a group of 10 women in Bloemfontein, South Africa, were inspired to celebrate and commemorate Religious Life in a very special way.  They had either been taught by Religious women or recognised and appreciated the role that Religious Sisters have played in the Church and in the world. They themselves are teachers, nurses and professionals in various spheres of life. They are wives and mothers and they gathered together and called themselves ‘The Friends of the Sisters’. They recognised that priests are cared for by the Bishop in each Diocese but that women Religious are on their own and must find ways to support themselves.  Read about how they have recognized and given thanks to Religious Sisters since 2015 in the following article:

Oakfords Celebrated by "Friends of the Sisters"

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