Sisters' Chapel - Ongata Rongai
Sisters' Convent - Ongata Rongai

The Missionary Congregation of the Evangelizing Sisters of Mary believes in serving by holding onto Christ’s holistic ministry here on earth, thus redeeming the whole person. By doing this, Sisters in the Spirit of the Crucified Jesus the Good Shepherd endeavour to announce the Good News of the Risen Lord especially to non-Christians through Catechetical Instructions. We have twenty three (23) Novices. Thirty seven (37) Sisters are of temporal vows at present. The finally professed Sisters are 275 in total.

 

 Foundation:    The Congregation was founded in Moroto Diocese Uganda in 1975, by two Comboni Missionaries namely; Rt. Rev. Sisto Mazzoldi and Very Rev. Fr. John Marengoni. Currently there are 312 professed Sisters coming from five countries in Africa; Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and South-Sudan. So far, we are serving in ten (10) countries; South Africa, Tanzania including Zanzibar Islands, Kenya, Uganda, and South- Sudan, Italy, United Kingdom, Cuba, Germany and United States of America.

 We have four (4) Formation Centres and 48 Apostolic Communities spread in thirty (30) different Arch/Diocese in different countries and three (3) continents.

 Our Charism is moved by the Pierced Heart of the Crucified Jesus Christ the Good Shepherd; we are called to announce the Good News of the Risen Lord Jesus Christ to non-Christians by carrying out primary Evangelization through various ministries that is; Catechetical Instructions; Planting the Church where it is not yet planted and bringing to its full development where it is already implanted.

 Our vision is to bring the whole person to the totality of human dignity by uplifting the whole person Spiritually, Psychologically, Socially, Intellectually, Morally and Materially, through the proclamation of the Good News of the Kingdom of God.

 As part of our Evangelization work, we offer services to children under five (5) years and their caregivers (parents and guardians) through health care services from conception to birth, education Early Childhood Development Education (ECDE) Nursery School, nutrition/ feeding program, psych-social services especially to orphans & vulnerable children, lobbying for child protection within our Congregational institutions and ministries. We also care for the spiritual well being by offering spiritual Sunday School and Pontifical Missionary Childhood (PMC) programs, imparting skills to caregivers and provision of clothing and shelter to the poor children.

 Founders:        Rt. Rev. Sisto Mazzoldi and Very Rev. Fr. John Marengoni.

 

Location:        South Africa, Tanzania including Zanzibar Islands, Kenya, Uganda, and South- Sudan, Italy, United Kingdom, Cuba, Germany and United States of America.

 

Charism:         Our Charism is moved by the Pierced Heart of the Crucified Jesus Christ the Good Shepherd we are totally to announce the Good News of the Risen Lord like Mary Magdalene to non-Christians.

 

Mission:          Is to announce the Good News of the Risen Lord Jesus Christ to non-Christians by carrying out primary Evangelization through Catechetical Instructions; Planting the Church where it is not yet planted and bringing to its full development where it is already implanted.

 

Ministries:      Serving the needy, early childhood development Pastoral care health care education and advocacy.