Sister Monica Walsh, Province Leader
Monica Walsh was elected the Province Leader of Australia-Aotearoa/New Zealand on 10th May 2016. The Province Chapter was held at Abbotsford from 8th to 11th May 2016.
Monica was born in Adelaide, South Australia, and entered the Congregation in Abbotsford, Victoria, in 1963. She made her perpetual profession on 1st February 1971.
Monica obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and has Masters’ Degrees in Pastoral Ministry and Counselling.
Her ministry has included: working with adolescents in crisis, in the field of domestic violence and with survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Monica has also served in various ministries, such as: general counselling and community development in low socio-economic neighborhoods.
A member of Province Committees and Boards over many years and having served on four Province Leadership Teams, Monica is an experienced leader.
Following nine months as Acting Province Leader, Monica began her mandate on 12th May 2016.
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