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Honorary doctorate for Bathurst Mercy

Bathurst Sister of Mercy, Pat Linnane has been awarded an honorary Doctor of Arts from Charles Sturt University in recognition of her contribution to suicide prevention, reconciliation between Indigenous and non-indigenous Australians, refugee support and resettlement, mental health support, and prisoner release and inmate family support programs in Central Western New South Wales.


This is a great honour for Pat who is well known for her wonderful work in all these areas. She is true inspiration to many who know her. We congratulate Pat who will receive her award in 2008 graduation ceremonies.


From: Sister Ann-Maree O’Beirne RSM (Local Communications Facilitator, Bathurst)