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Sisters of the Past

Sister Barbara – Bridget O’Connor

Profiled August 2013

15 August 1883 – 21 October 1905

It is thought that Te Kuiti, New Zealand, was the birthplace of Bridget O’Connor on 15 August 1883.

Bridget entered the Sisters of St Joseph Whanganui, on 10 May 1903 and was professed in January 1905, taking the religious name of Barbara.

Less than a year later, on 21 October 1905, Sister Barbara died, aged 32 years.
She is buried in the Heads Road Cemetery, Whanganui.

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