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Anne Greene

Anne Greene (1884 – 1965) missionary and nurse

Mission at Beagle Bay WA

On her arrival in 1929, Sister Anne Greene initially taught in the school at Broome, in Spartan conditions, offering health care, education and counselling. Patients included Aboriginal people suffering from Hansen’s bacillus (leprosy).

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Mary Glowrey

Mary Glowrey (1887 – 1957) Catholic religious sister and medical practitioner

In 1911, Mary Glowery became the first medical woman to be appointed as a resident in a New Zealand hospital, at Christchurch. On her return she, like several of the other early women doctors worked to improve the health and welfare of Victorian women and children, while maintaining positions at the Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, St Vincent’s Hospital and setting up a private practice in Collins Street, Melbourne.

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Donald Robinson

Donald Robinson (1922 – 2018) Archbishop of Sydney
Bishop Robinson, lectured at Moore Theological College for more than 30 years, influenced a generation of future ministers and scholars. His innovative approach to Biblical Theology is one of his many lasting legacies. While a scholar of great intellect, he was also a man of great humility and grace.

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Eileen O’Connor

Eileen O’Connor (1892 – 1928) co-founder of the Brown Nurses

During Eileen O’Connor’s brief life, she co-founded the religious order of Our Lady’s Nurses of the Poor — more commonly known as the Brown Nurses — dedicated to helping the sick and dying poor in their homes.

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Influential Catholics

Influential Catholics


A listing of influential Australian Catholics

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A tribute to the congregations of two rural churches

A tribute to the congregations of two rural churches
Two former churches few km apart in Central Victoria. Postcode 3645.

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Christian associations and organisations

Christian associations and organisations

Christian associations and organisations are listed below

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