The Nun Who Made a Difference – Mary Scullion


Sister Mary Scullion was named one of the world’s most influential people by Time Magaizine for the year 2009.

Best known as the visionary founder of Philadelphia’s PROJECT HOME, the Religious Sister of Mercy beat even the Pope himself in ranking; Pope Benedict was 79th, and Sister Mary was 49th.

Time Magazine stated in honoring her status: “In 1976, a young Philadelphia nun named Sister Mary Scullion began her work as an advocate for the homeless, driven by a personal conviction that "none of us are home until all of us are home." Time

-To learn more about Sister Mary Scullion
and Project H.O.M.E., visit

NBC News has also produced a video on her life and work that you can view at this link:

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