Today in Spiritan Anniversaries

25 September

Guyane 1727: Arrival of the first Sisters of St Paul de Chartres to run the hospital.

Holy Heart of Mary 25.09.1841: Père Libermann, assisted by Frédéric Le Vavasseur, Eug”ne Tisserant and l’Abbé Desgenettes, celebrates the first Mass of the new Society at Notre Dame des Victoires in Paris.

Nigeria 1987: A Spiritan postulancy is opened at Akabo in Oweri diocese. The Spiritan International School of Theology (SIST) starts at Attakwu, Enugu diocese, for Spiritan students of Anglophone West Africa.

Gambia 1988: Arrival of the first two WAF missionaries appointed to The Gambia: Frs. John Kwofie and Matthew Amoako-Attah.