Celebrating in 2022

Jubilees are cause for special celebration…
Jubilee calls us to express our gratitude to God and to our jubilarian sisters for their faithful love which encourages us to greater fidelity.
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Graphic of Sister Elis Viebeck, 60th jubilarian, with quote, "Follow the star which has arisen in you, it will lead you to Jesus..."

The first part of Sister Elis Viebeck’s ministry was spent in public school teaching in Germany. In 1984, she joined the mission in Ghana. Sister Elis began her ministry at Notre Dame Secondary School, Sunyani. She then moved to the novitiate in Sunyani where she taught art and taught in the Salesian’s Don Bosco Street Boys’ Home. In 2012, Sister Elis went with a young boy, whose name is Sule, for one and a half years to Munich, Germany where he underwent eight reconstructive surgeries on his burnt hands. In 2014, she accepted the invitation to teach children with varying physical challenges at the Orthopedic Training Center in Nsawam.



Graphic of Sister Roxanne Schares, 50th jubilarian, with quote, "God's cause is the only concern of our hearts..."

Sister Roxanne Schares is from the United States of America and presently living in Rome, Italy, serving the congregation as general superior since 2018. She grew up on a farm in Iowa and joined the School Sisters of Notre Dame in Mankato, Minnesota, where she was professed in January 1972. Her university studies includes English, education, and theology with an emphasis in spirituality. After teaching high school for some years in the USA, Sister Roxanne was missioned to Kenya in January 1982.



Graphic of Sister Carolyn Anyega, 25th jubilarian, with quote, "Let us continue to serve the Triune God all our lives with joy..."

Reflecting on her time with SSND, Sister Carolyn Anyega shares, "Being in mission with SSNDs is a grace. Through mutual trust, collaboration and dialogue, we experience a unity of purpose that strengthens and empowers. Focused on Christ’s mission, we empower people to develop their full potential and to live responsibly. Ministering with my sisters as teachers, administrators and as congregational leaders, we strive to draw forth everyone's full potential. What a joy to see transformation happening, graduates contributing to society, and some becoming SSNDs!”



Graphic of Sister Nentaweh Wakger, 25th jubilarian, with quote, "With our Dear Load, what we do is of less importance than how we do it."

Sister Nentaweh Wakger was born on the 26th of December in Pankshin local government area of Plateau State, Nigeria. Sister Nentaweh started her elementary education within her home area after which she proceeded to St. Louis College in Jos. She obtained a Diploma in Education from the University of Jos,
Diploma in Human Development, and Degree in Social Ministry, Tangaza College, Kenya; Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology, Maseno University Kenya.



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