Distinct Voice: Presence in Ministry & Community
Michelle Goh rsm (ISMAPNG)

Who could have ever imagined that 2020 would turn out to be like this? The future ahead now is as uncertain as it was eight months ago. This once-in-a-century global pandemic has brought disease and death, economic devastation and chaos. People are experiencing frustration, fatigue, powerlessness and fear, especially with the beginnings of second or third waves of viral outbreaks in their countries.

Where can we see the presence of God in our world in the midst of all this? How do we keep our hearts attuned to God’s presence in our everyday experience?

For me, it is in seeing the gifts and fruits of God’s spirit working in people, that I have an ongoing awareness of God’s mercy in our world. 

My hope is sustained by the ongoing works of loving mercy of people everywhere in our communities, whereby the Gospel message of love, compassion and healing is shared...

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Spanish translation using DeepL Translator. Traducción al español con DeepL Translator

Michelle Goh is a member of the Institute of Sisters of Mercy of Australia and Papua New Guinea (ISMAPNG) living in Melbourne, Australia.

Michelle’s ministry is in the healthcare sector – she works as a doctor in Dermatology.

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