Missionaries of Charity Sisters visit the Latin Patriarchate
JERUSALEM – On Friday April 8, 2016, a group of Sisters of the Missionaries of Charity visited the Latin Patriarchate in Jerusalem where they met with His Beatitude Fouad Twal, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem.
Patriarch Twal welcomed the group, accompanied by Sr. Ma. Rio, Provincial and Fr. Lionel Goh, OFM. The young Sisters, who come from different mission centers in the Middle East,are on a spiritual retreat for one month in Jerusalem.
Originating from Kenya, India, Senegal, Poland, Iraq and France, they expressed their happiness and joy to visit Jerusalem. His Beatitude took the opportunity to thank them for their commitment to their mission and offer his sympathy for the loss of the four Sisters who were killed in Yemen on March 4. He further stated that we all need to have the balance between Calvary and the Resurrection.
Before the end of the visit, the Patriarch asked the Sisters to sing, which they joyfully did. He gave his blessing and a rosary for each of them.