A TRUE FAITHFUL COMPANION OF JESUS

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A few days ago our sisters in Australia said goodbye to one of our sisters in a beautiful funeral Mass. Margaret Mary was just a few months short of both her ninetieth birthday and of the seventieth anniversary of her first profession. She gave the whole of her life in service of God in many and diverse ways. She was a great educator, a creative thinker and an inspiring leader. In her mid-sixties Margaret Mary was missioned to Romania to begin a new mission there. She was deeply committed to Romania and after her return to Australia she continued to raise funds for the mission. She was involved in a fund raising event only a few days before her death. There are saints who are proclaimed from church lecterns and written about in dusty tomes – and there are those we have known and loved. Margaret Mary with her eyes asparkle with joy and life, her great sense of humour, her energy and her big heart was surely one of the latter. Walk with us and be our companion from your parallel dimension dear Margaret Mary. Pray for us and pray that we continue the mission in service of God and God’s people.

2 Responses to “A TRUE FAITHFUL COMPANION OF JESUS”

  1. Joan Says:

    So beautifully put dear Clare. We all miss her so very much. She was an FCJ par excellence and I do miss her and her gentle presence. Joan

  2. Margaret Claver Says:

    Thank you Clare. One person can influence so many people in a lifetime Let us never underestimate what God can do if we are faithful to the graces we are given. May Margaret Mary pray for all those whom God calls to replace her in the vineyard.

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