Unit Leader of The Islands

Florentine Raharinirina
Unit Leader of The Islands
Réunion / Maurice / Madagascar


Sister Florentine Raharinirina was appointed Unit Leader of the Islands. Her mandate will begin on 25 March 2020. The District Assembly was held in Madagascar from 9 to 16 November 2019.
Sr. Florentine was born in Madagascar on October 30, 1968. She made her first profession in 1993 and her perpetual profession in 2005, in Madagascar. Sr. Florentine holds a diploma in Formation in Pastoral and Religious Studies of the Catholic University of Lyon (France). She took other trainings, including: spiritual accompaniment (Châtelard, Lyon), catechesis (National Catechetical Training Center, Antananarivo, Madagascar), as well as professional training in sewing.
She has been serving the District for many years : six years as District Councillor and six years as Leader of the Morondava Community.
Her apostolic experiences include: her involvement with troubled youth and children, women in detention, and the homeless; visits to prison; listening and prayer animation; women's and rural promotion; work in the social center with women and children in Tana; management of a foster home for abused minors.




    From left to right :
Sisters:  Marie-Françoise Mestry, Florentine Raharinirina,
Alice Ravololombohanginirina, Bernadette D’Eurveilher.
Ninah Miraniaina Razakarisoa (absent when this photo was taken).