St. Augustine Province of Africa

Hospitaller Order of Saint John of God

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Second Provincial Conference of St Augustine Province of Africa at Elmina Cape Coast Ghana

The participants arrived the venue on Sunday 16th July 2017 evening. On the 17th July the conference officially open at exactly 9:am. In total 25 participants reported present on the first day consisting of the brothers and co-workers from all over the Province.

Day one duel on the opening speech and Annual Report of the Province by the Provincial Superior, report from St. John of God Hospital Tigania and Ethics of leadership by Fr Raphael Teh. They were equally group works and plenary. Generally day one was positive.


Day two 18th July 2017 started with holy mass at 7:am. The morning session was dedicated for the reports from Management Advisory Boards for Senegal, Ghana, Cameroon and Sierra Leone. Afternoon session was for group works on the reports heard in the morning.


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The members of the Regional Commission for Africa started their meeting today  30th April, 2017 at Agoe Nyive . All the members were present with the exception of Br Michael Koroma who could not make due to pressing engagement back in Sierra Leone.

Since morning the commission is evaluating the activities carried out from lines of action from last Provincial Chapters for the two entities.


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Golden Jubilee Celebration of St. John of God Catholic Hospital Lunsar Sierra Leone

All roads in the St Augustine Province of Africa are leading to Sierra Leone at St  John of God Catholic Hospital as they Hospital prepares to celebrate fifty years of service to the poor and the needy in that part of the Country.

People have started arriving today, the Provincial Superior Br Bartholomew Kamara and Br Linus Tangu the 4th Counselor arrived Lunsar this evening.

Among the important personalities to grace the occasion is the Prior General Br. Jesus ETAYO with his entourage from the General Curia still to arrive.

Below are the planned activities leading to the climax on the 8th March, 2017 Feast of St. John of God.

  1. 5th March 2017  Sunday   =  Marathon in Lunsar Tow
  2. 6th March, 2017,  Monday         =  Candle Night Parade  5-8pm
  3. 7th March, 2017  Tuesday         =Group 7 Graduation -10 am, 4pm- 6 pm = Cultural dance troop
  4. 8th March, 2017                  = Golden Jubilee Holy Mass -9am follow by  reception after mass.