My Mission Story by Sister Maureen Dwan

My Mission Story by Sister Maureen Dwan

Papua New Guinea History The four pioneer RNDM’s who set out for the Southern Highlands of Papua New Guinea in 1969 were Sisters Mary Bernadette (Marion McLoed), Marie Lawlor, Mary Majella (Valerie Hogan) and Margaret Dorizzi. The then Bishop Firmin Schmidt OFM Cap in...
Christmas Catalogue 2020

Christmas Catalogue 2020

Sisters of Our Lady of the Missions Australia appreciates the generosity of our Partners in supporting the Christmas Catalogue project 2020. Even though 2020 was a difficult year in many ways your thoughtfulness and concern for those people less fortunate was most...
Easter Blessing from Sister Catherine Brabender

Easter Blessing from Sister Catherine Brabender

To our Partners and Friends, We are Easter people and “Alleluia” is our song. It is not the death of Jesus on the cross that makes us Christian, but the fact of his resurrection from the dead. It is by the raising of Jesus that we are certain and sure in our hope of...
My Mission Experience by Sister Mary McInerney

My Mission Experience by Sister Mary McInerney

My RNDM missionary vocation certainly had its beginnings in Sacred Heart Parish and School, Oakleigh, Victoria. All my Primary School teachers were Sisters of Our Lady of the Missions. My secondary education began in a small room in the Primary School and continued in...
Relief for Manila

Relief for Manila

The relief project for people in Manila affected by two typhoons and COVID-19 was able to benefit nearly 60 families. Food items, medicine and soap were purchased thanks to the donations received from Sisters of Our Lady of the Missions Australia and UK & Ireland...
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.