The Order of the Visitation Sisters was founded in 1610 by Saint Francis of Sales and Saint Jane Frances de Chantal. Also known as the Salesian Sisters, they live a contemplative life of prayer in enclosure. At the same time, many are also involved in spiritual accompaniment and education.
“Our entire life, which is marked by obedience to a daily pattern, involving times of prayer, silence, work, study and community life, is a silent offering that we make to God, lovingly and for the salvation of souls.“
The Sisters produce candles as a means of supporting their modest lifestyle. But their income from this is not sufficient to provide them with even basic necessities such as medical care and daily needs. Will you help?
Nigeria is Africa´s most populated country, out of the 160 Million Nigerians; 25 million are Catholics, the largest Catholic population in the continent. This country is the largest African economy and is its leading oil producer. In recent years, the country has been overshadowed by violence perpetrated by extremist group. The political scenario faces constant challenges due to the extreme inequality of wealth distribution. Jonas Soto interviews His Excellency, Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama from the Archdiocese of Jos, in central Nigeria to talk about the realities of the Church in this country.