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...
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...
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.