Missioned to Peru by Sister Veronica Martin RNDM

Missioned to Peru by Sister Veronica Martin RNDM

It was February 1961 and my mother and I had come to Highgate to make the final arrangements concerning my joining the convent. During the interview I was asked would I be prepared to be sent to a missionary country. My mother answered for me, ”You’d like that...
My Mission Story by Sister Margaret Spain RNDM

My Mission Story by Sister Margaret Spain RNDM

How – and why – did I come to be working in Senegal? Well, of course, the answer to that goes back to my childhood in Charlton, in north-western Victoria, where all my primary and secondary education was with the Sisters of Our Lady of the Missions. From...
A Missionary Journey by Sister Helena Brabender RNDM

A Missionary Journey by Sister Helena Brabender RNDM

The pinnacle of my teaching career would have to be my 25 years at Nulungu Girl’s College in Broome. The year was 1975 and the school enrolment was 99% Indigenous. I was young, energetic, excited and looking forward to another missionary adventure. The day finally...
Barlow, Shelley

Sr Shelley Barlow

Shelley Barlow was born in seaside Mordialloc in 1941 and grew up in Oakleigh Victoria. Shelley taught at her Alma Mater Sacred Heart Girls’ College Oakleigh, but her teaching, parish and motor mission ministry was mostly in WA. Short-term Ministry in the Philippines, Vietnam and Myanmar was a great joy for her. The heightened experiences of interculturality and finding the face of God in the other, have been bright highlights in her life. Currently Province Vicar she also enjoys pursuing her passion for creation spirituality through retreats and book clubs.