In a world that often overlooks the plight of the poor, inspiring individuals and organizations are striving to make a difference. One such group is the Little Sisters of the Poor, a religious congregation dedicated to serving the most vulnerable members of society.
In Kenya, the sisters have been an embodiment of compassion, tirelessly working to alleviate suffering and provide hope for those in need. In my endeavor to understand the sisters’ work more deeply, I make a deliberate decision and walk to their one and only convent, situated on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya’s capital city.
As I enter the gate, my eyes, at a distance, meet people in wheelchairs busking in the warm afternoon sun. The tranquility and atmosphere of solitude grip my attention as I wait patiently to be attended to. Within the twinkling of an eye, the Irish-born Sister Anthony of Mary comes along, and we dive into a conversation. (Continue reading here)