Sister Catherine

Soup Kitchen Support

Sister Catherine is a Sister of Compassion.  She taught in a school for disabled children, then in Maori  schools on the Whanganui River and in an Aborigine Mission in western New South Wales, Australia. After Honours  graduation in Social Science & Psychology from the University of Sydney she worked in Catholic Social Services in Wellington and Arohata Women’s Prison.

Catherine was leader of the Sisters of Compassion for many years, a member of several Church and Social Welfare boards,  the Prostitution Legislation Committee, the Law Society Complaints Committee and Chair of the Board of  Caritas Aotearoa NZ.    She is now a volunteer at the Compassion Soup Kitchen and a member of the Wellington Homeless Women’s Trust.

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