a Comboni Missionary. There are
more than 150 members serving in
Uganda, South Sudan, and Kenya.
Even though Nyirumbe lives
with consuming strife, she must
also, as a sister, balance her ministry
with the other main tenets of religious life. “I am deeply engaged in
community life, and prayer is a top
priority. This is where my personal
growth happens. I can’t grow outside
of community and prayer. I can’t
grow in ministry alone,” she says.
“My sisters are all called to the
same thing. But I don’t please everyone. Sometimes they don’t want what
I want, but I am accepted always,”
she says. “My job isn’t hard. My sisters share the biggest part of what’s
hard. I do very little. Together we are
always looking for who is most neglected and what we can do about it.
Together we look for new challenges
and we try new ideas.”
“I am a dreamer,” she says, “and
my future is full of dreams.” Next on
Together we are
always looking for who
is most neglected and
what we can do about
it. Together we look
for new challenges and
we try new ideas.”
deck: an orphanage at the school in
Atiak using a new childcare model.
The Sewing Hope Children’s Village,
will have a caretaker-to-child ratio of
eight to one, with each small group
living in individual homes. “We
don’t want them to feel like orphans
but part of a family,” she explained.
The children will also be integrated
into the community at large because
nearby kids also attend the school.
Divine care comes with faith
It is Nyirumbe’s faith that keeps her
going through ongoing exposure to
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