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Sister Agnes Lanfermann

healing presnece agness lanfermannSister Agnes Lanfermann, our Society Coordinator, was born in Kirchhellen, Germany, the eldest of 10 children.  She studied philosophy and theology in Germany, then spent time as a volunteer, aiding street children and persons who were handicapped, imprisoned and suicidal in the slums of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo.  Agnes entered the Medical Mission Sisters in 1981, and has since offered her healing presence by accompanying persons on their spiritual journeys, by assisting with the integration of members into our Community, by teaching theology and mission spirituality in the university and other educational venues, and by providing leadership to our District Germany, Sector Europe and now our entire global Community.  She lives in London, but spends much of her time “on the road,” sharing her special call to mission with our Sisters throughout the world.