Tambura, 4th June 2018. Three aspirants in the Tombura Help of Christians Parish took their vow to become Postulants in the congregation of Sisters of Our Lady of Peace Religious in the Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yambio.
Sister Jacinta Habiba Dagbaaboro who is the Mother Superior of the Congregation says, it has taken 48 years in their congregation after last group took their last vow into Religious Sisters in the Congregation.
Sr. Habiba expresses joy to see young ladies falling in love in religious life to serve the lord and the community to know God.
She stresses that, in the Catholic church reaching to the step of Postulant is very important in the church that the time those who dedicated their lives will learn more about religious life.
There are four steps to become a sister the first is aspirants, postulants, novice and Religious sister, she adds.
The new postulants includes, Gamboripai Hellen from Regina Mundi Ezo Parish, Hipaingba Anna from Our Lady of Mercy Rangu Parish and Anihiri Charlene from Mary Help of Christians Tombura Parish.
Because of the civil war in Sudan and South Sudan the group has gone through numerous challenges and other challenges while reaching the local community with word of God and during offering the social services to the community
The Sisters of Our Lady of Peace in known for long time in the diocese of Tombura-Yambio offering both health, Nursery and Primary school and spiritual support in the community to people from different back-ground in South Sudan
Rev.Fr. Joseph Migidi who presided over the occasion on Sunday encourages the Christians more specially the parents to send their children to school and make to love religious life to serve in the Church
Fr. Migidi advises people to help the ladies who chose religious life not to be obstacles to them by influencing them to love earthly life
Many young people who attended the ceremony on Sunday reveals that it was the first time for them to witness people vowing to become Religious sisters
Our Lady of Peace Relious Sisters is one of the Diocesan Sisisters founded by Bishop Joseph Gasi Abangite the first native Bishop of Tombura-Yambio Diocese who passed on September 13, 2014 at the age 94.