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Inspirational Women

Here we share with you women who we find inspiratonal because of who they are and what they do.

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Kath Nadin

Kath NadinChancellor, Diocese of Wilcannia-Forbes

When Kath Nadin, a long time Catholic educator, was asked to help the freshly appointed Bishop of Wilcannia-Forbes settle into his job, she soon discovered she would wear many hats in her new role.

“When Bishop Columba first arrived, there was just he and I in the office,” she laughs. “So we were both answering the door and picking up the phone and everything else for the first few weeks.”

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Eileen Lander

Eileen LanderChancellor, Cairns

Written by Debra Vermeer

Being Chancellor of the Cairns Diocese, which extends from the outback to the islands in Far North Queensland, has its challenges, but is primarily about helping and supporting one another, says Eileen Lander.

“This diocese runs all the way to the Northern Territory border, across to the coast and out to the islands, so there are lots of small communities and lots of different needs,” she says.

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