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The life of Sister Irene McCormack

  • Irene is born

    The life of Sister Irene McCormackIrene was born is Kununoppin, west Australia.
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    The life of Sister Irene McCormack

  • Irene entered the sisters of saint Joseph

    Irene entered the sisters of saint Joseph
    At the age of 17, Irene McCormack enterd the Sisters of saint Joseph. She wanted to be more than a principal, but a missionary.
  • First Vows

    First Vows
    Irene recieved her first vows.
  • Final vows

    Final vows
    When Irene recieved last vows.
  • Graduated school

    Graduated  school
    Irene graduated from the University of Western Australia.
  • First visit to Peru

    Irene first went to complete her mission in Peru in 1987. She had to make an unplanned trip back to Australia because of her being sick. After that, the Huasahuasi people called her back to Peru.
  • 10 years in Peru

    The Josephites celebrated 10 years in Peru. They celebrated all the work they have done together, and what they had achieved.
  • Sister Irene's death

    Recap of Sister Irene's lifeSister Irene was teaching a sewing and crafitng class to women of the village. She was also helping children. Suddenly she heard bannging on the door, She was escorted to a plaza for a public tiral. Irene didn't refuse and continued walking. After being shouted at, bullied, and interrogated, she was told to lie face down and she was shot in the head. It was reported that the killer was a young.
  • Irene's mission

    Irene's mission
    Irene's mission was to dedicate her life to the Sister's of Saint Joseph. She also wanted to be a teacher, to give kids the right education. Her mission was also celebrated at her funral.
  • Sister Irene's grave

    Sister Irene's grave
    A huge funeral was held of Sister Irene McCormack. She was burried in Huasahuasi cemetery.