Vietnamese Students Return Home

Vietnamese Students Return Home

Living in hope and anticipation was a strain on our Vietnamese Sisters Ut and Oanh in Melbourne and Nhân and Hồng in Perth. The Sisters in Melbourne had completed 18 months of English language study and along with the Sisters in Perth were registered with the...
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...
Myanmar

Myanmar

The Sisters of Our Lady of the Missions Australia thoughts and prayers are with our Sisters and all the people of Myanmar at this difficult time. We pray for a peaceful resolution.
Funding Required for School to Re-Open

Funding Required for School to Re-Open

Ndoromo Primary School is in Ndoromo village, 84kms from Yambio in South Sudan. Due to political unrest the children had no schooling for 10 years, until 2018 when funding was found for the school, teachers were sourced and the school re-opened. Three years on, the...
Christmas Message

Christmas Message

Dear Friends Christmas 2020 will be a special celebration of gratitude for family and friends as many have been separated for long periods due to COVID restrictions. On behalf of the Sisters, I pray that the coming of Christ into your hearts and homes will bring much...
Philippines Flood Relief

Philippines Flood Relief

We were concerned for the Sisters in the Philippines when we heard of the recent floods caused by two separate seasonal typhoons. Typhoon Goni hit on 2nd November and then Typhoon Ulysses only 10 days later. Kate O’Neill in Manila advised us that the Sisters were all...
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.