Posts Tagged ‘RNDM’

Sister Beverley Grounds never lost her grounding in faith

Monday, November 26th, 2018

Sister Beverley Rita Grounds was born in Christchurch in 1928, the only daughter of four children born to James and Mary Grounds. The family were well-known in Catholic circles, with brother William going on to become a priest in the diocese. Grounds read newspapers in Italian, translated religious scripture from French to English and keenly studied te Read more

Lower Hutt College to demolish quake-prone building

Monday, December 11th, 2017

Contractors began to demolish a four-storey block at Sacred Heart College in Lower Hutt on Monday. A seismic assessment conducted earlier this year found Mission House would not perform “satisfactorily” in a severe, locally-based earthquake. Before it was used for administration offices and classrooms, the building was the convent for the Sisters of Our Lady Read more

Sister Maureen McBride dies in a car accident in France

Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Sister Maureen McBride, its seems, while driving a car suffered a medical event which caused her to crash. She was formerly congregational leader of the worldwide Sisters of Our Lady of the Missions for 12 years (RNDM) Continue reading Related Posts:Sister Janet Mead, who sang 70’s rock hit “The Lord’s…Court allows Sister Lucy to stay Read more

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