Posts Tagged ‘Ningil’

13, Apr

Against all odds, but with great determination, Srs Carmel Boyle, Monica Shelverton and Breda Ryan, who years ago lived and worked in Ningil, took the opportunity to travel to Ningil when in Papua New Guinea for the celebrations of Fifty Years Foundation of the Mission. Since the convent was destroyed by fire last year (so […]

11, Dec

Sr Breda Ryan recalls with great fondness memories of her time ministering in Papua New Guinea Sr Breda from the New Zealand Community spent eight and a half years living and working with the Sisters in Papua New Guinea. Sr Breda writes; “I loved every moment of my time in PNG.   I loved the people, […]

3, Sep

Mary, Grade 4 Teacher at Ningil Primary School, and Lawrencia, a nurse working in the Ningil Clinic, were determined to return to their respective Ministries as soon as they could after their convent was destroyed by fire. The day following the fire the five Sisters from Ningil were evacuated down to the coastal region to […]

24, Aug

In the early evening of 28th July the house built at Ningil for the sisters when the first community from Australia arrived there on 2nd February 1966 was totally destroyed by fire.  The five National sisters who now form the Ningil community, were unhurt but very distraught at the loss.  Nothing was saved as there […]

9, Jun

Sr. Patricia (Damian) McNeil Founding member of our Mission in Papua New Guinea 1966 Monica Shelverton and I were with Patricia as she died very quietly and peacefully in the early hours on Wednesday 15th April. We felt we were there on behalf of our expatriate Sisters who had worked and lived with Patricia, also […]