Posts Tagged ‘Sisters of the MIssion’

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

Spanish-mission-style Euphrasie House goes but chapel remains

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

The long running battle to save the 1936 Spanish-mission-style convent and hostel Euphrasie House has has come to an end. The building could be demolished by the end of the year. However, an adjoining building, St Mary’s Chapel, will be preserved and strengthen. The chapel was built for the Sisters of Our Lady of the 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

`Wayward’ nun celebrates 60th anniversary

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

Sister of Our Lady of the Missions, Thelma Szymanska, took her permanent vows in January of 1952 and took the name Sister Mary St. Martha RNDM (Religious Notre Dame Des Mission).

She celebrated her 60th anniversary as a nun earlier this month. The occasion was marked after several church meetings. “It was a very little celebration,” she says.

Sister Martha says there were a lot of reasons she decided to become a nun. “The main reason would be that I was such a wayward kind of person

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