Sister Josephine Nafula


Sister Josephine Nafula was born in 1960 in Uganda.  Before entering the Medical Mission Sisters, she worked as a teacher and as a Diocesan administrative secretary for six years.  She made her First Profession of Vows in 1995 and her Final Vows in 2000.  Her first mission assignment was to Nangina Holy Family Hospital in Western Kenya where she was an administrative secretary and then Acting Hospital Administrator.  Sister Josephine studied at the Institute of St. Anselm, England, then served as a counselor/therapist there for five years.  She earned a Master’s Degree in Psychotherapy from the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom and then a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology in India.  After 15 years working outside her home country, Sister repatriated to Uganda and began working in ongoing formation, giving workshops/retreats to people from all walks of life.  Now Sister Josephine is involved in various activities in our Community including vocation promotion and serving as our District Coordinator for East Africa.