Posts Tagged ‘Sister Winefride’

Religious sisters aged either side of 100 have died Comments 0

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

Two religious sisters aged either side of 100 have died in recent days: Sister Mary Winefride RSM and Sister Mary Walburga DOLC. Mercy sister Mary Winefride Blake died on 30 July in Hutt Hospital. She was 101 years old. Winefride grew up in a musical house and spent much of her life teaching singing a Read more

Mercy sister still teaching singing at 101 Comments 0

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

A Mercy Sister is still teaching singing at 101. Sister Mary Winefride Blake was a teacher at St Mary’s College in Wellington New Zealand for many years. She says a highlight of her long career was founding St Mary’s Schola, which became a major source of entry for young singers into church choirs and other Read more