Marlene Burt spent all her teaching career in Church schools and was Deputy Head of three Catholic Schools, including two mixed comprehensives in East London. She now works for the Tribunal Service, hearing Disability Living Allowance appeals. In her spare time she enjoys doing voluntary work with homeless people and is currently on the international Executive Board of AIC (the International Association of Charities) and frequently does translations for the organisation. In addition she is a Governor of a Catholic Sixth Form College in Lewisham. Marlene is very involved in her local church. She loves singing, and is a member of her Church choir and also the Rock Choir.
|Fr Richard Diala|
Patricia Fuller was Librarian in charge of the C.W.S. Research Department Library in Manchester during the 1950’s,and later a primary school teacher in Manchester 1971-89. Arriving in Sheffield in 1989 Patricia taught at Mylnhurst Convent School and became head mistress until her retirement in 1995. In 1997 Patricia began voluntary work at St Wilfrid’s Centre Sheffield which has proved to be a very rewarding and inspiring experience.
|Sr Phyllis Hughes|
|Sr Brenda Matterson|
|Sr Kathleen Page Sister Kathleen Page is a Daughter of Charity of St. Vincent De Paul. She is a Pastoral Co-ordinator with Brothers of Charity Services, a Vincentian Organisation providing a wide range of services to people with a learning disability which responds to the choices, rights and dreams of each individual, assisting them to live life to the full as an equal and valued citizen in the community. Her work addresses areas of spirituality, values and vision, advocacy and volunteering. Kathleen represents the Brothers of Charity on the Spirituality group of the VIP.|
|Sr Maria Parcher
|Fr Padraig Reagan Padraig is a priest in the Congregation of the Mission (Vincentians). He is one of the chaplains at The Passage, a day centre and two hostels which cater for Homeless people in West Central London. The Passage takes its inspiration from the gospel of Jesus and from the vision and inspiration of St Vincent de Paul. The chaplaincy seeks to support and encourage this Christian and Vincentian vision both in the ethos and in the way we offer our service to the homeless. “The poor”, we remind ourselves, “are our lords and teachers”.|