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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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  8. Sister Thecla Anne McLaughlin
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  11. Sister Damian Daisy Hudson
  12. Sister Celestine Lizzie O’Neill
  13. Sister Malachy Catherine Bourke
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  15. Sister Columba Margaret McWilliams
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  18. Sister Raphael Nellie Hodgson
  19. Sister Ignatius Alicia O’Hara
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  21. Sister Camillus Florrie Goldfinch
  22. Sister Bridget - Annie Mathews
  23. Sister De Pazzi Rosa Kay
  24. Sister de Pazzi Lizzie Kellegher
  25. Sister Anne Kate O’Leary
  26. Sister Angela Christina Sherrin
  27. Sister Elizabeth Miss Gallagher
  28. Sister Dorothea Catherine McLaughlin
  29. Sister Anthony - Mary Coghlin
  30. Sister Catherine Hannah Lafferty
  31. Sister Veronica Annie Lee
  32. Sister Josephine Kate Burchill
  33. Sister Magdalen Mary Malone
  34. Sister Dominic Violet Clark
  35. Sister Michael Sarah Lafferty
  36. Sister Clare Kathleen Delahunty
  37. Sister Gertrude Minnie Collins
  38. Sister Bonaventure Miss Shanley
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  40. Sister Sebastian Kate Therese Eising
  41. Sister Winefred Jessie Chisholm
  42. Sister Emellia Mary Murphy
  43. Sister Lawrence Josephine Links
  44. Sister Martina Elizabeth Speight
  45. Sister Evangelist Mary Links
  46. Sister Marcellus Mary Burchill
  47. Sister Philomena Julia Roache
  48. Sister Peter Rhoda Shale
  49. Sister Alphonsus Minnie Haddock
  50. Sister Bertrand Mary Herlihy
  51. Sister Dympna Kathleen O’Donnell
  52. Sister Christopher - Kate Malone
  53. Sister Joseph Maud Holcroft
  54. Sister Ursula Mary Tymons
  55. Sister Paulinus - Mary O’Neill
  56. Sister Francis Grace Lafferty
  57. Sister Margaret Hurley (formerly Sr Joanna)
  58. Sister Margaret Mary - Sabina Jillett
  59. Sister Canice Annie Whittaker
  60. Sister Baptist Cecelia Whiteford
  61. Sister de Sales Mary Casey
  62. Sister Helena Mary Frances O’Connell
  63. Sister Regis Maria Christina Shanks
  64. Sister Patrick Mary Holohan
  65. Sister Cletus Mary McKeown
  66. Sister Sylvester Teresa Gould
  67. Sister Ignatius Mary Catherine Thompson
  68. Sister Basil Ellie Moroney
  69. Sister Benedict Margaret Bridgeman
  70. Sister Lucy Mary Donovan
  71. Sister Leo Margaret O’Donnell
  72. Sister Bernard Mary Cleghorn
  73. Sister Liguori Lily Middlemiss
  74. Sister Agnes Lily Dalziell
  75. Sister Marie Norma May Ritchie (formerly Sr Philomena)
  76. Sister Ephrem Mary Bridgeman
  77. Sister Stephen Anabelle Henderson
  78. Sister Alacoque Catherine Ness
  79. Sister GERARD Alice Casey
  80. SISTER PAUL - Fanny Staite
  81. SISTER STANISLAUS Elizabeth Tankey
  82. SISTER BERNADINE - Cecelia Buckley
  83. SISTER PAULA - Patricia Mary Minogue
  84. Sister Vincent - Frances Cullinane
  85. SR MECHTILDE - Catherine Teresa Butler
  86. SISTER AGATHA - Catherine Hurley
  87. SISTER CLAUDE - Nellie Parker
  88. SISTER BERCHMANS - Norah McNamara
  89. SISTER ALEXIS - Mary Connelly O'Kane
  90. SISTER CLAVER - Lily Parker
  91. SISTER Raymond - Sarah Young
  92. SISTER HELEN - Yvonne McKeegan
  93. SISTER AUGUSTINE - Annie Hurley
  94. SISTER JULIAN - Mary Elizabeth Violet Frude
  95. SISTER MAGDALEN - Eileen Margaret McSweeney
  96. SISTER AMBROSE - Elizabeth Whyte
  97. SISTER BARBARA - Agnes Green
  98. SISTER ANTOINETTE - Kathleen Delia Miles
  99. SISTER TARCISIUS - Maureen Keegan
  100. SISTER BORGIA - Katie Kearns
  101. SISTER CELESTINE - Marjory Broome
  102. SISTER LOYOLA - Mary Ahern
  103. SISTER GONZAGA - Gladys Coles
  104. SISTER RAPHAEL - Clementina Veronica Mickleson
  105. SISTER BRENDAN - Lucy Mary Clark
  106. Sister Colette - Gertrude Mary Hogan
  107. SISTER THEODORE - Dora Helena Edney
  108. SISTER GERMAINE - Florence Ahern
  109. Sister Bertille - Alice Devon
  110. Sister Casimir - Myrtle Winefred Cleghorn
  111. Sister Immaculata - Mary Gilbert
  112. SISTER MIRIAM - KATHLEEN BEECH
  113. SISTER BEDE - NOELINE LESLIE MOFFAT
  114. Sister Enda - Frances Josepha Brown
  115. Sister Hilary - Alice Reynolds
  116. Sister Rosalie - Honora Mary Roche
  117. Sister Veronica - Florence Kathleen Rogers
  118. Sister Malachy - Rosanna McLaughlin
  119. Sister Assumpta - Kathleen Mary Loughnane
  120. Sister Fidelis - Evelyn Le Lievre
  121. Sister Benigna - Kathleen Winifred Cooper
  122. Sister Cuthbert - Mary Cullinane
  123. Sister Patricia - Jane McElroy
  124. Sister Joan - Evelyn Teresa (Eva) Bagley
  125. Sister Perpetua - Lucy Quinlan
  126. Sister Anthony - Catherine Roche
  127. Sister Monica - Jean McLeod
  128. Sister Kevin - Bridget McGrath
  129. Sister Paula Brettkelly (formerly Sr de Porres)
  130. Sister Domitille - Cecelia Margaret Reilly
  131. Sister Zita - Mary Anisy
  132. Sister Columba - Eileen O'Brien
  133. Sister Austin - Myrtle Kearns
  134. Sister Leon - May O'Hagan
  135. Sister Clement - Patricia Turner
  136. Sister Therese - Nellie McWilliam
  137. Sister Bernice - Kathleen Sarah O'Connor
  138. Sister Teresa Morel - formerly Sister Jerome
  139. Sister Anselm - Margaret Brennan
  140. Sister Philippa - Kathleen Mary Ryan
  141. Sister Felicitas - Joan Garvey
  142. Sister Annette - Rose Frances Keen
  143. Sister Vianney - Kathleen Helen Marston
  144. Sister de Chantal - Mary Ellen Christina Brennan
  145. Sister Fabian - Violet Brennan
  146. Sister Alberta - Marie Fischer
  147. Sister Cecelia - Agnes (Nessie) Durran
  148. Sister Clement - Maggie Malone
  149. Sister Josephine - Elma Zelanda Caccioppoli
  150. Sister Gabriel - Mary Malone
  151. Sister Marie Crompton - formerly Sr Benedicta
  152. Sister Chanel - Margaret Carmody
  153. Sister Ita - Mary Anne Crompton
  154. Sister Imelda - Annie Delahunty
  155. Sister Beverley MacLeod - formerly Sister Lawrence
  156. Sister Charles - Teresa Vickers
  157. Sister Hyacinth - Josephine Lloyd
  158. Sister Xavier - Mary Malone
  159. Sister Isidore - Mary McLaughlin
  160. Sister Adrian - Mary Nesdale
  161. Sister Rose - Eileen Monica Keegan
  162. Sister Annunciata - Kathleen Claire Carolan
  163. Sister Thecla - Mary Christine O'Connor
  164. Sister Dolores - Agnes Connolly
  165. Sister Dorothea - Lottie Allen
  166. Sister Bernadette - Mary Ann Murphy
  167. Sister Camillus - Ada Christine Vincent
  168. Sister Majella - Ruby Mary Thompson
  169. Sister Genevieve - Joan Greig
  170. Sister Andrew - Bridget Lysaght
  171. Sister Bega - Hannah Downing
  172. Sister Beatrice - Therese Conway
  173. Sister Gertrude - Veronica Kowalewski
  174. Sister Stephanie - Eileen Tobin
  175. Sister Celine - Molly Sullivan
  176. Sister Anne - Mary Keegan
  177. Sister Teresa - Marcella Cahill
  178. Sister Rita - Tilly Links
  179. Sister Cyprian - Kathleen Howard
  180. Sister Michael - Nora McMullen
  181. Sister Pauline - Kathleen Coleman
  182. Sister Elizabeth - Mary (Jill) Carroll
  183. Sister Brigid - Mary Anne (Ina) Wolfe
  184. Sister Damian - Zita White
  185. Sister Carmel - Louisa Brady
  186. Sister Isabel - Betty Hepburn
  187. Sister Kathleen Crompton - formerly known as Sister Alphonsus
  188. Sister Madeleine - Elizabeth Murphy

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