Sister Mary Owens is a Loreto Sister who has spent several years in Africa. She currently works at Nyumbani, a hospice for HIV positive orphans in Kenya. She spoke to Piaras Jackson about her work and how she views Ireland on her visits home. First she describes her first experience of missionary life in Kenya.
Some 30,000 people die each year in Ireland. While the vast majority of people want to die at home, two-thirds die in hospitals of one sort of another and 40% die in acute hospitals. The Irish Hospice Foundation has undertaken a hugely important project to introduce Hospice Principles into Hospital Practice. Fr. Brian Nolan, a […]