A Dominican nun and her special apostolate among prisoners

The miracles of friendship

 The miracles of friendship  ING-006
10 February 2022
“I felt the call in a very strong way, in the simplicity of my daily life. I was increasingly attracted towards the love of Christ”. Sister Maria Grazia Colombo, Dominican contemplative nun in the monastery of Santa Maria della Neve and San Domenico in Pratovecchio Stia in the province of Arezzo, Italy, celebrated 25 years of religious profession in 2017. An anniversary that marked not only her life. A journey with the Lord, in communion with every neighbour, with a predilection for inmates whom she affectionately calls “my prisoners”: “I have been in contact with them for a long time; however, it is not easy for me to talk about it. In them I saw the miracles of God’s grace, the ability to recover, with a strong determination to choose good rather than evil. I am convinced of it, people change. I am not a volunteer, nor a psychologist, ...

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