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Sister Daphne Norden

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Sister Daphne Norden was born in England in 1936.  Before entering the Medical Mission Sisters in 1978, she taught biochemistry for seven years at the University of London and for 15 years in the University of Zimbabwe. Sister Daphne worked with the Movement for a Better World, promoting the value of Christian community. In 1980 Sister Daphne made her First Vows and her Final Vows in 1984.  After two years in London with an interdenominational hospital chaplaincy team, she was missioned to Karachi, Pakistan, where she worked at Holy Family Hospital as a counselor to nursing students and in hospital ministry for seven years. She returned to London and served as District Coordinator for our Community and was a member of our General Assembly. Sister Daphne has been very involved in mission promotion, raising awareness of justice issues, editing the UK “Medical Mission News” magazine and also its website. She shares, “Mission for me now is looking for ways to establish God’s reign on our world and working for justice for people living in poverty.”