Posts Tagged ‘Mission Sisters’

New Zealander elected congregational leader of Mission Sisters

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

Sister Jo Kane, the New Zealand leader of the Sisters of the Mission, Religieuses de Notre Dame de Mission, (RNDM) has been elected to be their international congregational leader. She was elected at the sisters general chapter being held in Hua Hin, Thailand. Sister Jo will replace Sister Maureen McBride who is also a New Read more

Destruction of historic buildings a form of barbarism

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Near the bottom rungs on the ladder of rectitude, just above criminals, used to be the space occupied, in the common mind, by politicians and used-car salesmen. That position has now been seriously threatened and overtaken by people euphemistically calling themselves “developers”. What that moniker frequently amounts to is simply the blatant destruction of buildings Read more

Mission Sisters celebrate 150 years

Sunday, April 29th, 2012

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Mission Sisters’ (Notre Dames de Missiones)  founding in France and the milestone was marked at Nelson’s  St Mary’s, in Friday. The celebrations started with a mass, followed by a lunch. A PowerPoint presentation of photos of the Nelson mission including historical photos up to the present day Read more