West Africa 2006

When I began planning my trip to Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Daopong, Togo and Praia, Cape Verde, people teased me that I had found places off the map. But, I discovered that these places are very much on the map of sisters’ outstanding ministries.

Sudan & Angola 2006

After trying for several years to obtain a visa to enter Sudan, I finally received a permit in July 2006 from the Sudan Peoples Liberation Movement, with the help of a Maryknoll Sister who lives in Sudan. From the United States, I flew to Lokichokio, a town in northern Kenya near the border of southern

Vietnam & Korea 2006

I arrived in Ho Chi Minh City on Monday, April 10 and was greeted at the airport by a sister who was my host during my first visit to Vietnam six years ago and the Secretary of the Union of Superiors of Vietnam. The sisters and I traveled to Bien Hoa, about an hour from

Slovakia & Romania 2005

On Thursday, October 20, I arrived in Bratislava, the national capital of Slovakia. The Danube River flows through downtown and there are several beautiful, historic buildings and churches being restored, after they were left to deteriorate during the communist era.

Tanzania 2005

The main purpose of my visit to Tanzania was to attend the Association of Women of East and Central Africa (ACWECA) Conference. The weeklong conference (August 15 – August 20) was partially supported by the Sisters’ Fund.

Papua New Guinea 2005

On Saturday, March 19, I arrived in Brisbane, Australia and stayed with sisters from my congregation for two days before flying to Papua New Guinea. The sisters I met had not heard about the Hilton Fund for Sisters.