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Our World
(from Catholic Near East Summer 1989)

Active in a Crisis
Posted: 01 Jun 1989

The convent residence of Sister Maureen Grady, director of the Pontifical Mission in Beirut, was shelled during heavy fighting in east Beirut. Violence continues to threaten the operations of the Pontifical Mission in Lebanon.

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Sister Maureen’s convent took direct hits, but she was unhurt. She and the Lebanese sisters had to spend the night in the basement after the convent’s windows were blown out.