Belize Issued Stamps on Pallottine Sisters

\"pallotineBelzie released the  new set of stamps on 9th  October 2013 to   commemorate the the 100th anniversary of the Pallottine Sisters in Belize. History says that On March 17, 1913, four German Pallottine Sisters took the arduous boat ride from Belize City to San Ignacio where and form there to Benque Viejo where they planted the first seeds of evangelization, education, nursing, gardening and home skills. At its peak, 102 Belizean girls served in one or more of the 19 schools or hospitals staffed by the Pallottines.

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