Her work as doctor, witness as Catholic go hand in hand for missioner

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August 12, 2015

Dr. Susan Nagele treats patient in 2013 at St. Patrick Dispensary on the outskirts of Mombasa, Kenya. Nagele has practiced medicine for 31 years under extraordinary conditions in East Africa as a Maryknoll lay missioner. (CNS photo/courtesy MKLM) See MARYKNOLL-NAGELE Aug. 12, 2015.

Dr. Susan Nagele treats patient in 2013 at St. Patrick Dispensary on the outskirts of Mombasa, Kenya. Nagele has practiced medicine for 31 years under extraordinary conditions in East Africa as a Maryknoll lay missioner. (CNS photo/courtesy MKLM)

MARYKNOLL, N.Y. (CNS) — As a trained physician, “everything I do has some witness or expression of my faith,” Dr. Susan Nagele said.

Nagele has practiced medicine for 31 years under extraordinary conditions in East Africa as a Maryknoll lay missioner.

She visited the organization’s headquarters in Maryknoll to deliver the keynote speech at the group’s 40th anniversary celebration Aug. 8.

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