Auckland SMSM training centre to close

After more than six years, the Missionary Sisters of the Society of Mary ( SMSM ) has stopped using four adjacent homes in Gloucester Rd in Manurewa, as its training centre.

The religious order has run training programmes in New Zealand for 80 years and in Auckland since 1995.

The society’s Auckland administrator Sister Patricia Leamy says the Manurewa centre was established in January 2009 to allow “flexibility for the number accepted for training”.

“As the number of candidates diminished and the sisters evaluated the training programme, the congregation decided to close the centre,” she says. Continue Reading 

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