Manuel Domingos do Nascimento was appointed the new Sector Leader of
Angola-Mozambique. Her mandate will begin on 26th March 2012. The Sector
Assembly was held in Kikolo, Luanda, from 27th to 30th January 2012.
Marcelina was born in Angola on 1st May 1968. She made her first profession on the 26th September, 1993, and professed her perpetual vows on 8th December, 1998. Marcelina is a trained nurse and received two years of hospital training in Lisbon, Portugal, and continues to attend seminars on health care. She has pursued additional studies in pastoral theology. Over the last five years, she has attended leadership training seminars in Madagascar and Kenya, Formation for Leadership Programs and Biblical theology courses in Brazil.
Her apostolic experiences include her current position as the director and nurse of the Parish Hospital and as the coordinator of the building project for a Health Centre for Pregnant Women. As a pastoral health care worker, she has provided pre-natal education and care for poor women during their pregnancies. Her parish work included catechesis, liturgy preparation, and participation in a women’s group and a youth group.Marcelina has also served in various congregational ministries including local leader,sector councillor, and vocation promotion ministry. Presently she is the local leader in Camabatela.