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Caritas helps Solomon Islands school overcome water shortages

Caritas Australia is encouraging Australians to ‘Be More’ as part of its Project Compassion Lenten Appeal which supports vulnerable communities around the world. Money raised from the appeal will help people like Margret, 39, who is a teacher at a vocational school for deaf students in the Solomon Islands.

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At the reunion, seated from left: Sisters Philomena Cooper, Maria Toravavini , Frances Gaynor, Christopher Konasa, Matrina Qilaziutu; standing, Sisters Rita Pitavanene, Anastasia Arae, Leonie Meqoqole, Maria Tom, Dora Quilavuvunu and Colleen O’Callaghan.

Sisters share memories of missionary work in Solomon Islands

Dominican Sisters from two different countries and cultures came together in Adelaide recently for a unique reunion where they could reminisce about their shared missionary work.