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FROM OUR STORE OF TREASURES - Northern Ireland

Emiko at Charity shopEmiko at Charity shopSometimes we use the word "pearls" for the stories we tell each other of meeting God in our daily experiences. In the course of our lives as Little Sisters we have collected a vast treasure house full of such pre¬cious gems. Here are three from our sisters in northern Ireland: 1-Who Welcomes Whom? I am Emiko, a Little Sister from Japan who has lived in our com¬munity near the town of Downpatrick for over ten years.
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Catharine :Thirty years on the 13th floor.

View from our tower block flatView from our tower block flat
Bernadette Kehoe who works for the Congregation for Religious pays a visit to Gospel night at the Little sisters in their Tower block.
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The Ministry of Presence


Sister Judith from the Anglican Community of the Sisters of the Love of God spends nearly two years with the Little sisters in Northern Ireland in Bishopscourt, a former RAF base sharing their life of prayer and friendship.
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Friendship in Afghanistan

Afghanistan, Farewell party at the Italian EmbassyAfghanistan, Farewell party at the Italian Embassy Our sisters were present in Kabul, Afghanistan, for 60 years. They had to close the community at the beginning of this year. Fr. Giuseppe Moretti was the chaplain at the Italian Embassy, where the little sisters used to go for days of solitude and prayer during the years when they were the only religious, and even the only Christians, in the country. He shared his thoughts:
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I believe in God

Egyptian Christians have been tried by incidents large and small of violence against their communities, which make up 15-18% of the country's population. These included the recent bombings of churches in Cairo and Alexandria. The Little Sisters of Daher, Cairo, shared about their life there, their work, their experience of these tragedies, and their quest to witness to the love of Jesus in the midst of it all:
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Part of our History: Masebele our village

Little sister Nicole writes:

Let me tell you about our rural village of Mabasele, which is more than 1,000 miles from the capital. What is daily life like? Quite simply it is a struggle for life. We live one day at a time, on less than one dollar per person, per day.  read more »