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Anglican Religious Communities


Society of the Precious Blood (Lesotho)

Founded 1905

Five Sisters of the Society of the Precious Blood at Burnham Abbey came to Masite in Lesotho in 1957 to join with a community of African women, with the intention of forming a multi-cultural contemplative community dedicated to intercession. In 1966, this community at Masite became autonomous, although still maintaining strong ties of friendship with Burnham Abbey. In 1980, a House of Prayer was established in Kimberley in South Africa, which has developed a more active branch of the Society.

Contact Details

Name: Sister Elaine Mary SPB  (Prioress, assumed office 24th September 1997)
Address: Priory of Our Lady, Mother of Mercy, PO Box 7192, Maseru, Lesotho, 100, South Africa
Tel: +266 58 859 585

Other Addresses:

Address: St Monica's House of Prayer, 46 Green Street, West End, Kimberely, 8301 South Africa
Tel: +266 53 832 7331



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