Sister Susanna gives Sister Winnie a ride to the Youth Centre some six miles from the Sisters’ house. Then she is off with her Health Outreach Team to the distant villages and mountainous areas to administer to the sick and to conduct training programs for Community Health Workers.


Blessing and Opening of the Diocesan Youth Centre, Myitkyina Diocese, Kachin State, Myanmar  
myanm_youthc0509 For Sister Winnie Apao, it was ” A Dream come True ” to assist in the cutting of the ribbon at the opening of the Centre. She works with Kachin youth, leading them in programs that develop their talents and creativity

Along with opportunities for spiritual formation, including Taize Prayer groups…

Sister Winne develops training programs in human development, leadership skills and educational enrichment.

Sister Mary Dillon and a co-worker tend a patient in a local village  

Sister Mary has developed home care health program for people with HIV/AIDS,

…as well as
establishing a respite house to enable people from distant places to avail of medical care.

Graduation Day at the Myanmar Institute of Formation  
Sister Mary Ita O'Brien seated front row
Sister Mary Ita O’Brien seated front row
Sister Mary Ita works with local priests, seminarians and Sisters in the ministry of formation. She also facilitates a women’s centre which offers counseling and other services for women, including a traditional weaving centre.

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