Oblate Sisters of St. Benedict Joseph Labra

Oblate Sisters of St. Benedict Joseph Labra

Founded, Date/Place Feb 2, 1986, Molfetta, Italy
Founder Venerable Rev. Fr. Ambrose Grittani
Canonical Status Diocesan Right
Motto Charitas Christi Urget Nos!
Charism Meeting Jesus in the Poor
Mission Statement One heart with three arrows which are the three loves of the Apostolate: the poor, the rich and the priests.. "it is necessary for the oblates to be holy, perfumed especially with that great virtue which is the soul of the Apostolate : the Christian Charity; the love of God and Neighbours; Solidly based on works and not on desire, love which treats the neighbour as oneself, I would say, more than oneself"
Purpose The Oblates are Eucharistic persons called to make themselves servant of the poor

Sr. Augustina Chinyere Efuneshi, OSBJL
Delegate Superior: Sr. Augustina Chinyere Efuneshi, OSBJL

Oblate Sisters of St. Benedict Joseph Labre
No 4A Adelabu Estate
Umuahia- Abia State

Mobile: 08169618336

Email: chiifune@yahoo.com

Sisters in Perpetual Vows

  1. Sr. Gemma Picaro
  2. Sr. Giusepina Sasso
  3. Sr. Cecilia Filoni
  4. Sr. Lucia Migali
  5. Sr. Angela Micello
  6. Sr. Maddalena Chirello
  7. Sr. Agatha Vincenti
  8. Sr. Rita Piccinno
  9. Sr. Francesca Gigante
  10. Sr. Luisa Gigante
  11. Sr. Beartolomea Altamura
  12. Sr. Giovanna Pezzulla
  13. Sr. Rosaria Romana
  14. Sr. Clelia Catacchio
  1. Sr. Assunta De Chirico
  2. Sr. Tarcisia Carbone
  3. Sr. Piera Ferraro
  4. Sr. Rosa Chirarello
  5. Sr. Anna Colucci
  6. Sr. Augustina Chinyere Efuneshi
  7. Sr. Lucy Nganya
  8. Sr. Mary Egwim
  9. Sr. Cordelia Ugwubujor
  10. Sr. Roseline Madu
  11. Sr. Leze Noka
  12. Sr. Prisca Nwokorie
  13. Sr. Calister Nwokeocha
  14. Sr. Donika Marcus

Number of Sisters in Temporary Vows –

Golden Jubilarian

  1. Sr. Tarcisia Carbone
  2. Sr. Rosa Marino
  3. Sr. Rosaria Romana
  1. Sr. Assunta De Chirico
  2. Sr. Magdalen Chiarello
  3. Sr. Madre Giovanna Pezzulla


  1. Sr. Maria Picaro 1969
  2. Sr. Ambrogino Capati 1969
  3. Sr. Mother Giuhana 1969
  4. Sr. Margherita Annese 1997
  1. Sr. Mother Gemma Picaro 30th August 2009
  2. Sr. Pieria Ferara 8th Nov 2011
  3. Sr. Lucia Migali 15th Dec 2015
  4. Sr. Frances Gigante 12th June 2017