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Anne Greene

Anne Greene (1884 – 1965) missionary and nurse On her arrival in 1929, Sister Anne Greene initially taught in the school at Broome, then at the mission at Beagle Bay (picture above) in Spartan conditions, offering health care, education and … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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James Harold

James Harold (1744 – 1830) Catholic priest Several Irishmen were flogged, and Harold with others was banished to Norfolk Island. There he conducted a school when his health permitted. He repeatedly petitioned Governor Philip Gidley King for permission to minister … Continue reading

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Peter O’Neil

Peter O’Neil (1757 – 1846) Roman Catholic priest O’Neil was accused of sanctioning the murder of a United Irishman suspected of being a government spy; O’Neil refused, or was unable, to give information about it, was arrested, received 275 lashes … Continue reading

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Clifford Wilson

Clifford Wilson (1923 – 2012) archaeologist, educator, psychologist, author Over 40 years have passed since I first became professionally involved in biblical archaeology and my commitment to the Bible as the world’s greatest history book is firmly settled. As Psalm … Continue reading

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