Sr. Cecelia (shown with her mother), a graduate of Madera Primary School for Girls and a current Mission Madera Board Member.

Sr. Cecelia (shown with her mother), a graduate of Madera Primary School for Girls and a current Mission Madera Board Member.

Sr. Elizabeth, Principal, St. Ann’s Girls’ Madera Primary School (Shown with Board Member Dr. Jeanne Gradone)

Sr. Elizabeth, Principal, St. Ann’s Girls’ Madera Primary School (Shown with Board Member Dr. Jeanne Gradone)

Sr. Winnie, Principal of St. Francis Secondary School for the Blind

Sr. Winnie, Principal of St. Francis Secondary School for the Blind

Sr. Rose, Principal, St. Francis Primary School for the Blind

Sr. Rose, Principal, St. Francis Primary School for the Blind

The Little Sisters of St. Francis

Based out of East Africa, the Little Sisters of St. Francis (LSOSF) were founded on 1st May, 1923 in Uganda by Mother Mary Kevin Kearney (Mama Kevina), a Franciscan Missionary. Their mission is “to reach out with compassion to the marginalized in the spirit of St.Francis and Mother Kevin.”Mission Madera is committed to supporting the LSOSF Community of the Eastern Region of Uganda (Madera) and their vocation of service.

For more information about Mother Mary Kevin Kearney (Mama Kevina) and her path to canonization, refer to this article: Irish Missionary Nun On the Way to Canonization

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