Missionaries of Jesus sister to speak to U.N.

Posted by Siobhan O'Neill Meluso
Tuesday 17, March 2015 | Category:   Catholic culture,Mission & Evangelization
 Sister Norma Pimentel, M.J., hopes the opportunity to speak to the U.N.
will bring more attention to immigrants on the U.S./Mexico border.

Sister Norma Pimentel, M.J., ministers in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas to those on "the frontlines of the crisis on the border," according to ABC-KRGV. Pimentel, Sacred Heart Church in McAllen, and Catholic Charities have helped nearly 18,000 immigrants. She has been invited by the United Nations to address the organization and share her experience.

"Oh wow, what an honor. I'm humbled to know that they asked me to do this," Pimentel says.

Read the full article and watch the brief interview here.

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