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Mercy Srs. Terry Saetta, far left, and Patricia Mulderick, far right, pose for a photo May 7, 2021, at the "respite center" in McAllen, Texas, where they volunteered to help migrants.

Mercy Srs. Terry Saetta, far left, and Patricia Mulderick, far right, pose for a photo May 7, 2021, at the "respite center" in McAllen, Texas, where they volunteered to help migrants. Both heeded a call that month from the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, who asked members to help minister to migrants near the U.S.-Mexico border. (CNS/Courtesy of Sisters of Mercy)

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Clip from "In Good Faith"

Sister Maxine's guest is Holy Cross Sr. Sharlet Wagner, an immigration lawyer and executive director of the Newcomer Network, part of Catholic Charities in Washington, D.C. Sister Sharlet recounts ways women religious have responded to the needs of immigrants in the United States.

Click here to listen to the full "In Good Faith" podcast where this clip is from.

GSR shares clips from our friends at A Nun's Life Ministry. Check out full episodes of all their podcasts (Ask Sister, In Good Faith, Random Nun Clips and more, like the archived Motherhouse Road Trips) on their website, ANunsLife.org.

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