#25 – The Camboni sisters

From Lynne:

These are two of the Camboni sisters.  They are across the road and have been very supportive of our friends here.

Two of the Camboni sisters with Jo Ann

Left to right: Sister Cypriana, Jo Ann, Sister Agnes

They have a magnificent garden and raise rabbits, fowl, and a few acres of vegetables, bananas, citrus, etc.

Mango tree

The Camboni sisters have some beautiful mango trees!

Sister Cypriana is from Sudan. She is just learning to drive.  Sister Agnes, who is in charge of the garden and animals, is from Italy, and has been in Africa most of her adult life. She has a turkey, and  she says it is gay.

Turkey photo in the yard

A gay turkey?

She had its partner last Thanksgiving. I am being my most restrained self.

Daniel Camboni was a Verona (Italy) priest late 1800’s who evangelized much of eastern Africa. As a result, this area is mostly catholic and VERY devotional. I have been to mass many mornings, but it is in Acholi. I have been working on my abs.


6 responses to this post.

  1. Love seeing Jo with the Camboni Sisters. Good picture of all of them. Thanks.


  2. Posted by Jim Kemp on March 4, 2010 at 2:33 pm

    I am smiling at your restraint on the turkey comment!


  3. Posted by Joeann Beresford on March 4, 2010 at 2:34 pm

    Wonderful picture . . . nice to see Jo, too. Appreciated the background on the Camboni sisters. Have made your picture with the baby, Sonja, a link on my FB page and have already had a response! Love, Cec


  4. Posted by Becky Holley on March 4, 2010 at 3:39 pm

    Oh dear Jo Ann, once again you look so very happy. Us Mobile girls (Holley, Naylor, Paulus) are SO HAPPY that you look so happy!! Keep up the good work. I will pray for you more and more as you will miss Lynne when she leaves. I have LOVED getting the lynneinafrica emails…..
    Mobile Girls


  5. Posted by Archie on March 5, 2010 at 2:05 pm

    Great pictures. Next Thanksgiving I’ll be thinking about the gay turkey. Archie


  6. Posted by Therese on March 6, 2010 at 10:21 am

    Was glad to see Jo! She looks great! I know your time is running out but am so glad to have had the opportunity to see and visit this site. Enjoy! Take your time coming home.


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