News

23 March 2014

Sisters gather to begin the year of Chapter activities.

About twenty sisters gathered with facilitator Monica Cavanagh RSJ on Saturday and Sunday to begin preparations for hte 2014 Chapter of the Sisters. This year will be an election year.

6 March 2014

Mt Alvernia Alumnae celebrate remarkable women

On 6th March Mt Alvernia celebrated the lives of twelve alumnae. Included in the twelve was past student St Catherine White. The eleven additional alumnae spanned the years from 1972 to 2007.

9 February 2014

Farewell to Aspley House

A number of Sisters gathered at the Aspley house on Sunday to say goodbye to the house we have lived in, and the beautiful gardens we have enjoyed for 25 five years.

10 December 2013

PNG pioneer on last journey

Sr M Rose Wooden (Claire) died this week after a long illness. She was 90. Sr M Rose was among the first group of Sisters to leave Australia for Papua New Guinea in 1949. She served there for 48 years. May she rest in peace.

8 December 2013

Celebrating 140 years of foundation.

Today members of the Missionary Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Conception celebrated 140 years since their foundation. This year also marks the 90th anniversary of the death of our founder Elizabeth Hayes.

23 October 2013

Sister Frances Crowe (Sr M. Angela) died this morning

Sr Frances Crowe slipped quietly from life this morning. Frances had been in hospital following heart surgery four weeks ago. Her sister Kathleen who had travelled from Ireland was with her when she died as was Sr Patricia Treacy.