Sr. Mary Judith Ezeogu is from Nigeria, a member of the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Mother of Christ. She worked in Italy, then in England as a pastoral minister in two parishes. She later studied communication and media studies at Bournemouth University, followed by graduate study in multimedia journalism at Manchester Metropolitan University. After returning to Nigeria, she edited her institute's newsletter; she is now serving as an assistant secretary for her congregation, and still helps in its communication office.

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The relevance of religious life today

People have a thirst for God, but know little about him. Sisters, among other ministers of evangelization, serve as "pointers" to him. No wonder the Catholic Church has for years encouraged the presence of religious life.