19 Dec Sisters Hospitallers celebrate the 50th anniversary of their arrival to Liberia

It was December 26th when the first community of Sisters Hospitallers was settled in Virginia, an outer area of Monrovia, Liberia. Four women, four sisters, brought the seed of hospitality to that fertile land that soon embraced them. They were Sr. María Jesús Núñez (R.I.P.), Sr. Carmen Lasa, Sr. Consuelo Zazpe and Sr. Clotilde Elvira who, sheltering orphans and abandoned children, embodied those words from that our founder María Josefa Recio said to the first sisters then, and now to all of us, "be charitable with them... and be like real mothers for them".

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