Items of Interest

Sr Mary O'Sullivan Celebrates 90th Birthday

 

Mary 90th for web25th January was a special day for Sr Mary O’Sullivan who celebrated her 90th birthday. Mary was surrounded by her sister Vonnie, her brother Pat, her in-laws, nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews together with her Ursuline sisters. All gathered at Duhig Village Holland Park Qld where Mary is a resident for the celebration.

There was much sharing among the guests about different aspects of Mary’s life and the contribution she made to education, her time in leadership and as tertian directress.

Mary’s sister Vonnie shared some lovely stories of tricks, games and companionship and how she remembered Mary as a ten year old girl when Mary left home to enter the Ursulines.

Mary was delighted with the celebration and said it was one of the best birthday celebrations she had had in all her 90 years

   

Image from left: Sisters Janice Howard, Mary O'Sullivan & Mel Wiliams

 

Vietnamese Sisters Visit Australia

 

Sunshine Coast Community VietnameseOn 2nd February Sisters Lang and Minh Trang arrived from Vietnam to spend the academic year at the Griffith English Language Institute (GELI). In Vietnam both sisters are involved in their kindergarten school in Ðông Nai. Minh Trang and Lang will stay in Australia until November living in Mansfield close to the other sisters who reside there.  While having been in Australia for only a short time they have managed to navigate buses to and from GELI, met other students (none of whom are Vietnamese), gone shopping, cooked a Vietnamese meal for the Sunshine Coast Community and joined in various activities which make up daily living in Australia!