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Perth sisters honoured for service to educationMay 24, 2007
Three Sisters of Mercy were integral to a celebration held recently in
Mercy Sisters who received certificates were Sisters Mollie Wright and Perpetua Della Marta, while Janette Gray was keynote speaker at the gathering.
Sister Mollie Wright (pictured right), currently in Pastoral Care ministry at
Sister Perpetua Della Marta (pictured left), who is involved in music and singing at Mercy College Koondoola, is also a member of the College Board at
Sister Janette Gray was keynote speaker at the large gathering of teachers who received certificates at this inaugural breakfast. Jan’s topic for the occasion was “Walking Together in a Spirit of Reconciliation and Forgiveness”.
All present were deeply touched by Jan’s reflection and challenging concepts. Teachers are still commenting on how thought provoking it was.
Ron Dullard, the Director of Catholic Education Office in WA said: “Each of the people recognised was a fine example of selfless commitment and dedication to the development of the young people in our schools… there are thousands of former students who can directly attribute their success to the influence and guidance of these very special individuals.”
From: Sister Joan Smith (Local Communications Facilitator, Perth)