NEWS CENTRE

Central A and North Community Celebrate Jubilees

The Jubilee celebrations of 2017 continue with the most recent honours taking place in Central A and North Community. 50, 60 and 70 year anniversaries marking religious profession were celebrated and focus was placed on each Sisters contribution to the life of the church and the world community.  

 

Bathurst

On May 27th 2017, Central A Bathurst hosted a Jubilee celebration for five of their Sisters at the Bathurst City Community Club. Around 80 people attended with family members joining with many of the Sisters to enjoy the Liturgy and the meal that followed. Many happy memories were shared and new ones made.

The Sisters honoured were:

70 YEARS

Dympna Callaghan rsm

60 YEARS
Elaine McTiernan rsm
Joan McNamara rsm

50 YEARS
Marie Therese rsm
Mary Lynch rsm.

 

Pictured Left to Right: Dympna Callaghan rsm, Joan McNamara rsm, Elaine McTiernan rsm, Marie Therese Slavin rsm, and Mary Lynch rsm

 

Pictured Left to Right: Dympna Callaghan rsm, Joan McNamara rsm, Elaine McTiernan rsm, Marie Therese Slavin rsm, and Mary Lynch rsm

 

Pictured Left to Right: Dympna Callaghan rsm, Joan McNamara rsm, Elaine McTiernan rsm, Marie Therese Slavin rsm, and Mary Lynch rsm. Photos supplied by Marie Kearns rsm.

 

 

Cairns

In Cairns on May 11 2017, North Community held a Diamond Jubilee Celebration honouring 60 years for both Doreen O’Meara rsm and Pam Bourke rsm. A mass was held at Our Lady Help of Christians Parish, Earlville, followed by lunch at the Seville Conference Centre. Around 30 people were in attendance and a lovely time was had by all.

 

L to R: Doreen O’Meara rsm and Pam Bourke rsm

 

Pam Bourke rsm

 

Congratulations and thank you to these Sisters, and the many wonderful Sisters of Mercy, celebrating their jubilees this year.

 

30 June 2017