Sister Lucita Cangemi is the last working New York member of an order of nuns, the Missionary Servants of the Most Blessed Trinity, which provided social workers for Catholic Charities, making them unlikely "experts in prostitution, jails, diapers, rent, drugs and jobs." Retiring at 87 after more than 47 years on the job in some of New York's poorest neighborhoods, Sister Lucita says, "The talents of women are underused in the church, and maybe society in general. And I think that the church is gradually - put that word in - realizing it. Personally, I feel very fulfilled in my mission, but can appreciate the frustrations of others." [NYT]
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