By Sister Donna Liette, CPPS
In the spirit of Pope Francis declaring a Year of Mercy on Dec. 8, we participated in a Chicago-wide day of healing. Several years ago, the group I represent, the Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation, helped initiate this day of healing.
We gathered with women living in a shelter and listened to their stories of being forgotten, lonely, abused and abandoned by their children’s fathers. They cried for healing, love and the comforts of a home. As they felt heard, I could see their healing begin.
We also assembled a group consisting of Chicago police officers,