Sister Betty Smigla
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Sister Betty Smigla (formerly Sister Ann Martin) has been a Sister of Providence for more than 60 years. In her ministries she has served as a missionary teacher in the village of Juliaca, Peru; she’s worked with street kids in New York, orphans in Guatemala and as a teacher and principal in Chicago. Today she serves as an advocate for Spanish-speaking residents of Little Village in Chicago who are in need of social services.