Archdiocese Bade Farewell to The Last Remaining Sister of Charity



The Catholic Archdiocese bade farewell to the last remaining Sister of Charity in The Bahamas, Sister Joan Anderson, and S. C. during a luncheon at Graycliff Restaurant on Friday, November 9. She departs the country on Wednesday, November 14 after 42 years of service to the Catholic faith and wider Bahamas. The Sisters of Charity were the pioneer missionaries of Catholicism in the country. Pictured from left are Sister David Mary; Alice Russo, sister of Sister Joan Anderson; Minister of National Security the Hon Tommy Turnquest; former Minister of Social Services Melanie Griffin; Archbishop Patrick Pinder, Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Nassau; Sister Joan; the Hon Loretta Butler-Turner, Minister of State for Social Development; and Mrs Barbara Burrows, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health and Social Development. (BIS Photo/Tim Aylen)