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I am happy to be a Little Sister of the Assumption!

Since you are precious and honored in my sight,and because I love you,” (Isaiah 43/4) My name is Ernestine Nzambisa, I come from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. I am 32 years old. I was in primary and secondary school at the Diocesan Sisters of Kikwit (a town in Congo). At the age of…
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May the COVID Not Make Us Forget the Migrants!

To know is to understand! In the last two years millions of people have fled conflicts or situations of serious political or economic instability. There has also been a growing consensus on recognizing the impact of climate change among the causes of human mobility. The number of international migrants is estimated at 272 million people.…
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First commitment of 4 Little Sisters of the Assumption

The Little Sisters of the Assumption are happy to announce the first commitment of Amelie Marie GORETI RAVOLOLONIAINA (from Madagascar) Maria NGUYEN Thi Hien ( from Vietnam) Maria NGUYEN Thi Phuoc ( from Vietnam) Thérèse PHAM Thi Thuy ( from Vietnam) With our community, and our families we invite you to join us in prayer…
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An unexpected call-Lyon-Cavenne(France)

For several years now, in the Territory of France, Belgium, Italy and Vietnam, many communities were closed: Nimes, Brussels, Tours, Choisy, etc, because of our ageing. At the end of February 2019, a new project was created: the opening of a community in an intergenerational and intercultural house in Lyon, run by “Habitat et Humanisme”.…
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Feast of the Assumption 15th August 2020

“A new world is being prepared …”  “In Mary we contemplate a perfect response to the call of God… Her assumption gives us the certainty that a new world is being prepared…” 15th of August 2020! This feast of the Assumption gathers us once again, and in a very particular manner.  All our communities in…
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Ordinary becomes extraordinary!

A day at the Family Health Service of the Little Sisters of the Assumption in East Harlem As I was getting off the elevator, going to get some supplies for the nursing program, the door opened and Kathy, the receptionist, called out in a loud voice: « I need some help here, we have an emergency!…
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Still the Covid !

Testimony of a blind Little Sister of the Assumption in a Nursing Home Confined! It is not easy for many to live through this pandemic, in the EHPAD (Residence for Dependent Old People), especially because we did not know how long it would last! Personally, I entered with the conviction that I had to face,…
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“Give them something to eat yourselves”

A mission in Italy, among our fragile brothers On the occasion of one of our meetings with a group of the Fraternity, we listened together to this extract from the Multiplication of the Bread (Mt. 14:15,21), and we had a common reflection on it.Why did Jesus say to his disciples “Give them something to eat…
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History of a rice field, in Madagascar. A march in hope

A long history It’s a very long story. It all began in 2014, on the occasion of the visit of the Superior General to Madagascar. We, the Little Sisters of Madagascar, wanted to give our participation in the resources of the Congregation through self-financing. We are interdependent in the Congregation, so we want to give…
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Young sisters reflect on the document “Dear Amazonia”-in the DRC

On this Blessed Sacrament Sunday, we, the young professed sisters from Congo want to share with you the fruits of our weekend. The topic was on Pope Francis’ Exhortation “Querida Amazonia”. To experience this, we shared together the richness of our preparatory work. After the opening prayer, we welcomed with joy a video of Sister…
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