More than ten years ago when I first traveled to Sang, my classroom was under a shade tree with whatever materials I could find. Later, there was progress when the children had an enclosed area under the roof of the unfinished convent. (Convent is now finished.)
I am beyond excited to report that our children are now learning in beautiful classrooms with nice desks, learning supplies, and teachers. Not included in this set of photos is a school library of books and teaching materials provided by friends in Atlanta.
To everyone, one person at a time — Thank You — for changing lives.
On August 15th, 2020, three of our sisters professed their
first vows as Marian Sisters of Eucharistic Love. In a time
of great unrest in our world, the event brought new hope and
joy in lives professed for God’s love. The event included
religious from across the region, family of our three sisters,
and the children of the Nazareth Home for God’s Children.
This day included the sisters declaring their new religious
names, professing first vows, as junior professed sisters, the
signing of their commitment, and the bestowing of new
habits. In true Ghana fashion, the day also included
traditional dancing, food, and song. We congratulate Sr.
Maria Goretti Eva Azumah, Sr. Mary Immaculate Issaka,
and Sr. Audry Magdalene Kandose.
The sisters, children and staff are isolated and so far safe from the virus. Father is also isolated (except for a few non-covid emergencies) and says Mass every day in the compound. What a blessed reprieve from all the sad news, and isn’t it beautiful to see them celebrating Palm Sunday as it should be celebrated!
The children, sisters, staff, and entire management of Nazareth Home for God’s Children bring you greetings of love and peace. We are doing well and hope this communiqué would find you all fit and sound and COVID-19 free. With this communiqué we say be anxious for nothing (Phil. 4:6a).
The children, sisters and staff are devotedly having adoration, rosaries and Masses twenty-four (24) hours each day, calling on the Lord for His dive grace and mercy to grant us all (you our gracious benefactor included) His divine protection, that this COVID-19 would not reach anyone of us who has not yet been infected, and also that He heal those who are infected with it.
Even though this disease has cause lot of fear, panicking and death, let us take a word of consolation from this scripture – Isaiah 41:10, and it reads, “fear not, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I’m your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand”.
Know that you are being prayed for, however if you have a special prayer request, please go to the prayer request page. We pray daily for your personal needs.
Stay safe, God bless you with love from Nazareth Home for God’s Children.
All is crazy busy (all is normal) at the Nazareth Home for God’s Children, with children enjoying the greenery and fresh vegetables that the rainy season brought forth. Mother says hello to all her benefactors and those who are praying for the sisters and the children at MASEL. The Marian Sisters now have one of the largest orphanages protecting the poorest and most needy children in all of Africa. If you would like to help the Mother and the sisters provide for the children, please go to our donations page. More than 96% off all donations go directly to MASEL and the children. Make sure to put “MASEL” or “Marian Sisters” in the description if you want it to benefit the Sisters as well as the children. If you don’t, all the funds will go to the children. Either is fine. Mother just wants to be sure your wishes are honored.
A website cannot hope to give you a full picture of what life is like for the sisters. Please view one of the video’s below for a more complete picture. Although some of the videos are older, they are all still pertinent to the life of the Marian Sisters and at their Nazareth Home for God’s Children.