Sr. Mary Leonora Tucker is a School Sister of Notre Dame. After a ministry as an elementary school teacher and administrator in Massachusetts and Connecticut, she served in Liberia and Ghana for 27 years, first for two years in a refugee camp in Ghana. Later after serving as assistant headmistress at Notre Dame Girls Secondary School, she returned to Liberia to work on a project with an non-governmental organization until its completion in 2011. Presently she lives in the congregation's residence in Wilton, Connecticut.

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World Refugee Day is June 20. Just imagine …

Every person around the globe is receiving an invitation from the United Nations to respond to the call of the 2020 World Refugee Day, a call which is — in part — for us to imagine the reality that is faced by every refugee.