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MMS Honored with a Special Citation

DSCN1045Medical Mission Sisters have been honored with a special Citation from the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  Passed unanimously by the legislators, it acknowledges our Community’s 90th anniversary and how our Sisters have lived the vision of our Founder Anna Dengel, MD, in helping to improve the health and welfare of people in need all over the world.  The Citation offers special congratulations for our past contributions to so many people and offers best wishes for continued success in the 18 nations in which we currently serve.

Caption:  Pennsylvania State Representative Thomas Murt presents the special Citation to North American Coordinator Sister Helen Lembeck.  In his remarks to the 50 Sisters assembled for the presentation, Representative Murt drew attention to the special gifts of compassion and hope that Medical Mission Sisters have shared with millions of women, children and men over the past 90 years.