Aggiornamento Award - Recipient for 2005
Edwina Gateley is dedicated to following the call of God in her life.
Following this call has taken her to the teaching and mission fields of East Africa, sojourning into the Sahara Desert, and the wilderness to pray. Gateley established a school for girls in Uganda, founding the Volunteer Missionary Movement, befriending and ministering to the prostitutes and street people of Chicago. Again, putting the Good News into action, Gateley established Genesis House, a place of nurturing and healing for women trapped in lives of prostitution. She is dedicated to spreading the message that “God Is with Us.”
Edwina Gateley is a poet, theologian, artist, writer, lay minister, and modern-day mystic. She is a prophet in the true sense of the word. She currently ministers to prostitutes and street people in Chicago. Gateley holds a Masters in Theology, and certification as an HIV Counselor.
Edwina speaks at workshops, conferences, and retreats in the USA, Canada, Britain, and Ireland.