Province of Lesotho
In the current province of Lesotho, 82 Sisters,1 novice, 2 candidates and over 70 Associates are serving God's people in the names of Jesus and Mary. SNJM presence in Lesotho dates from 1931 when six North American missionaries arrived there at the request of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate who had been there already for many years.
The mountain Kingdom of Lesotho is a landlocked country completely surrounded by South Africa. It has a population slightly over two million today and the predominant religion in the country is Catholic.
We respond to today's needs in Lesotho and South Africa by educating in the faith, teaching, nursing, pastoral work with a special concern for the needs of the people affected and infected by HIV/AIDS and children with disabilities.
More information on our presence and work in Lesotho and South Africa is available in this section.
SNJM Province of Lesotho
P.O. Box 247
Maseru 100, Lesotho
Box 1343 Ladybrand
9745 South Africa