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our lady of Fatima - religion
5 months ago
five sisters came from New Zealand at the request of the Bishop of Perth to commence a school.
Sisters Mary Lawrence and Mary Modwena from the congregation of Our Lady of the Missions and Mrs Searle taught the first lessons in Palmyra in the Tamar Street hall. They travelled from East Fremantle by tram along Canning Road to Carrington Street and then walked to Tamar Street. The fare was one shilling a day for a two-way ticket.
hall was completed and used for a school
hall was built
school’s name was changed from St. Gerard’s to Our Lady of Fatima. The present school crest was designed by one of the Sisters.
Sister M. Camillus retired as Head Mistress
Mr Tom Roberts was appointed principal
Sister Veronica moved to Scotland and ended the work done by the congregation of Our Lady Of The Missions.
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