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“Being an instrument of healing in the world today is a gift we have received and must further develop for the common good of all.” For me being an instrument of healing in the world today...

11preview When I discovered that a 17 year old nomad girl, mother of three children, had never seen the sea, I drove her in my car to the closest beach. Looking at the vast blue sea, her eyes shining with wonder, she exclaimed, “Wow, it’s so-o-o big!”

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Through the witness of several SFPs, I encountered Mother Frances Schervier. She said Yes to Jesus, who called her to “heal the wounds of the poor and suffering humanity.”  For me she was the first teacher.

20preview We have asked several Sisters and Associates to reflect on the SFP International Conference on Healing, and on what it means to be an instrument of healing in today’s world. What follows are their responses.

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Over the years as a Sister Nurse I have experienced many healings, but none as dramatic as this...when I was serving our beloved Sisters at Mount Alverno Center, I witnessed the healing of many Sisters...

beth Rindler preview I have several thoughts in response to Father Gittins' statement: “You are Christians, and therefore people who live, who exude and who heal with hope. It is an essential component of your healing charism".

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Our Healing Charism is a blessing for us and for all those with whom we come in contact.  Sister Antonietta Potente said that God’s making all things new “happens mostly in strange silent transformations.”

2preview During this past year following our Healing Conference, I found myself thinking frequently about “poverty.” I thought it was evident, and by now that its meaning in my life would be “clear.”