Silver jubilee for Sister Monica

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Monica Daly, a Missionary Sister of the St Peter Claver convent in Bellshill, received a Papal Blessing at a thanksgiving Mass in the Sacred Heart Church.

Sister Monica received the blessing from Bishop Joseph Devine to mark the silver jubilee of her religious profession.

Mother Superior of the convent on Motherwell Road, Sister Monica was joined by fellow sisters from Dublin and Kent.

Her brothers and sisters from County Kildare in Ireland joined well-wishers from across Scotland at the Mass, which was concelebrated by Bishop Devine, assisted by parish priest Fr Kevin McGoldrick and former parish priest Canon Andrew Reen.