Sister Patricia Lowery

Pat Lowery healing photo

Sister Patricia (Pat) Lowery was born and raised in Chicago and entered the Medical Mission Sisters in 1959.  After medical school in Washington, D.C. and a surgical residency and two years of practice in New York, she began what became over 20 years of medical service to the people of Ghana, West Africa.  In addition to performing needed surgeries, Sister Pat taught surgical residents and shared her expertise through consultancy services with six Church-related hospitals in Ghana.  Since 2000, Sister has been Chief of Surgical Services at Fort Defiance Indian Hospital in Fort Defiance, Arizona, serving members of the Navajo nation.