Carmen Sammut, msola was born and lived her first 22 years on the island of Malta. She wastrained as a teacher and taught for 3 years before joining the Missionary Sisters of Our Lady of Africa (msola) in 1974. She completed her religious studies and training in London England and Ottawa Canada. She obtained a degree in Rome in Arabic and Islamic studies. Apart from 2 years in Malawi, her missionary experience has been in Muslim countries in interreligious dialogue. She lived 15 years in Tunisia, 9 years in Algeria and 3 years in Mauritania before becoming, in 2011, congregational leader based in Rome. She has been President of the UISG since 2013.
We are called to recognise Jesus, the Emmanuel, God-with-us, God never without us, not in the spectacular but in every person we meet, especially those we would normally exclude and in the small details and gestures, we often fail to notice.VIEW