Derry’s Sister Ethna embraces new role

Derry-born Sister Ethna McDermott, who will soon take up the post of Province Leader of Good Shepherd Nuns in Dublin. DER1814MC054

Derry-born Sister Ethna McDermott, who will soon take up the post of Province Leader of Good Shepherd Nuns in Dublin. DER1814MC054

In July, Sister Ethna McDermott, from Derry’s Culmore Road, will take up a new role as the Provincial of the Good Shepherd Sisters in Ireland which will see her responsible for leading the order going forward.

Most people, when thinking of that job title, might picture a woman in a habit.

They might think of an existence of quiet contemplation, and one which is cut off from the harsh realities of everyday life.

 

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