Posts Tagged ‘Compassion Sisters’

Flying Nun celebrates 80th birthday on a Harley Comments 0

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

Sister Cecilia celebrated her 80th birthday by taking a spin of a Harley. “It was lovely,” she said. “I was nervous before I got on, but once we got going it was great.” It started as a joke but before she knew it Cecilia was flying down the Parade in Island Bay, a Wellington Suburb, on Read more

TV programme features Sister Christina Comments 0

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Compassion Sister Christina of Jerusalem will feature on This Town, which screens on TV One on Wednesday. Sister Christina plays the organ and looks after the church and grounds at St Joseph’s Convent. She also helps out in the vege garden of the local school in Ranana, the last rural school left on the Whanganui Read more

Asbestos danger leads to closure Compassion Aubert Childcare Comments 0

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

The Sisters of Compassion have announced that Aubert Childcare building, which is located at the Sisters’ Centre in Island Bay, Wellington, will have to be closed because they cannot afford to replace the building’s asbestos roof, which is crumbling, causing a health hazard. The building will be closed at the end of the 2012 childcare Read more

Compassion Sisters’ Aubert Home to close Comments 0

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

The Compassion Sisters’ Aubert Home in Whanganui is to be closed because it is an earthquake risk. An engineers’ report has found that more than 67 per cent of the buildings are below the minimum earthquake standard required by law and could be dangerous in a moderate earthquake. The  residents, their families and staff have been told of the Read more