Saints come in all shapes and sizes with all sorts of ‘name recognition’. Recently we have seen Cardinal John Newman raised to the altars. Another Englishman, John Bradburne, is much lesser known but as WARREN FEATHERSTONE writes, there is good reason for the cause for his beatification to have been opened last year.
Of the thousands of Vietnamese children placed in adoption by Rosemary Taylor, few came to Australia due to her frustration with negative attitudes among the local immigration and welfare authorities. However, she made an exception in the case of one couple, Dr Brian and Susi McGowran, whom she agreed to meet on a visit to Adelaide in 1971. Rosemary arranged for them to adopt five girls. Dr McGowran wrote this tribute.
Monsignor James (Jim) O’Loughlin – Born: May 25 1931 | Died: December 11 2019
Sr Deirdre Jordan will reconnect with fellow Sisters of Mercy from Argentina when the SA community celebrates its 140th anniversary next year.