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Mary Potter is worthy of Beatification

SIR – I read with great interest and delight the article on “The next English saint” by KV Turley. I feel it is important to keep these special people in our consciousness, as they bring great blessing on us, on England and the world.

I belong to the Little Company of Mary, the Congregation that Venerable Mary Potter founded in 1877. Her vision is as strong today as it was 141 years ago. In fact, the needs are as real and more visible because of the internet and effective communication around the world. Mary saw these needs and she acted on them.

Venerable Mary Potter felt strongly that we pray for the dying, in the spirit of Mary at the foot of the Cross on Calvary. Today we (Little Company of Mary Sisters) care for the dying, the sick and those who are dying within, from loneliness, exclusion as the refugees are excluded in many countries, from psychological and physiological suffering and physical death itself.

We Sisters are told that all we need is a miracle for her Beatification. We keep praying. In any case, I am convinced that the “cult” of Mary Potter is growing.

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