Friday, January 28, 2011

AUSTRALIA: NEW PROVINCIAL LEADER OF LORETO SISTERS

CATH NEWS REPORT-

Margaret Mary Flynn ibvm

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Margaret Mary Flynn ibvm, CEO of CentaCare in Western NSW, has been appointed as Provincial Leader, Loreto Sisters Australia, according to report on the Loreto Sisters Australia website.


She has worked to improve the quality of life in rural and indigenous communities and has been successful in lobbying government to provide significant funding for remote rural areas of NSW.Margaret Mary established CentaCare Wilcannia-Forbes, in the largest and poorest diocese in NSW, in 1996 and is a vigorous champion of the rights of women and indigenous communities.

Margaret Mary said she felt honoured to be nominated by fellow Loreto Sisters.

Christine Burke ibvm, current provincial leader said, "Margaret Mary is recognised as an innovative and creative leader, and will bring with her to Loreto Centre and its entire works, an enviable insight into the issues facing rural Australians, as well as her many gifts in administration, counselling and spirituality. We are indeed blessed that she has accepted this new call."

http://www.cathnews.com/article.aspx?aeid=24852

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