Best of the Bronx: Servants of Mary, Ministers to the Sick comfort and aid the sick in Country Club

The group of sisters cares for sick family members in their homes overnight. (4/7/14)

COUNTRY CLUB - A group of sisters in Country Club has dedicated their lives to helping the sick.

The Servants of Mary, Ministers to the Sick have been in the Bronx since 1931, bringing medical care and love to the ill and their families. All of the sisters are registered nurses.

"They get not only physical needs, but also emotional and spiritual needs," says Sister Maria Rita Miguel.

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The sisters provide services free of charge, often visiting in the evening and staying the night.

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