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Celebrating 50 Years of Healing Presence as a Medical Mission Sister

50 years ago, Sister Speciosa Babikinamu made her First Profession of Vows and became the first Medical Mission Sister from Africa. A trained nurse and midwife, she has worked in multiple MMS hospitals, in addition to founding the Traditional Birth Attendant Program in Kasanga (which was adapted by the Ugandan Government!). She advises younger MMS: “do not spend your youthful years trying to decide. Do not be afraid of mistakes.

70 Years of healing presence in Ghana

Medical Mission Sisters (MMS) have been a healing presence in Ghana for 70 years! At a December 18th celebration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the MMS Holy Family Hospital (HFH), Sr. Dr. Fernande Pelletier received an award from the Bishop of Sunyani Diocese, Matthew Kwesi Gyamfi for her presence and service in Ghana.

Sr. Dr. Simone Herrmann - Medical Mission Sister

Read the full interview with Medical Mission Sister Simone Herrmann who works as an emergency physician in a busy inner city and who is also member of the international MMS community of younger sisters in London

https://www.corew.org/news/2018/11/13/dr-simone-amp-sr-simone-life-as-both-an-aampe-doctor-amp-a-nun?fbclid=IwAR2QFlbPHwMRgW_Uf1veIy7KpLqkKc_9e54uIPFYrOAcWU5j3FnpeX9IhtY

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