Sr Monica Shelverton
Sister Monica Shelverton was born in 1940 the third of ten children of Arthur and Jean.
She was educated by the Presentation Sisters at St. Columba's School, Hobart.
Her formation for Religious Life began in Launceston on the 8th February 1956. This formation continued in Melbourne until 1960 when Sister Monica made her First Profession in St. Mary's Cathedral, Hobart on the 15th of March. Eight years later Sister Monica made her Final Profession on the 18th March 1965. Sister Monica is a trained certified Infant and Primary School teacher.
Renewal causes after Vatican 11 included twelve months at Assumption College, Melbourne and three months at Teschemakers New Zealand. From 1982 - 1988, Sister Monica joined the Presentation Mission in Papua New Guinea supporting the on-going education of young women.
On return from PNG, Sister Monica accepted the role as Pastoral Associate to the parish of King Island then in 2002 was commissioned as Pastoral Associate to some of the parishes of the Eastern Shore of Hobart. Since June 2016 Sister Monica has been the Pastoral Associate to St Mary's Cathedral Parish, Hobart.' Praise God from whom all blessing flow.'