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"In reality, rather than abstract and singular suffering, we encounter concrete suffering in men and women: we see sickness reflected in their faces and bodies. I can never forget the women crying for the losses of their children especially when they know that the child could have been saved were it not for the lack of roads or of means of transportation or of money that made them arrive too late to the hospital. They roll themselves on the ground in mourning, and their voices transform into a sorrowful refrain of “God: why?”
Fr. Enzo offers this reflection for us as we find ourselves confronted with and engaging another person's pain and illness. He says, "In sickness all relationships, with oneself, with others, with things and with God, undergo a profound change." It transforms us. "We may not know the patient we visit but we do know that it is ultimately the Christ we are helping."
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