Paul Coad mss: 71 years on a mision of love and service
Verna Coad, as her parent named her, began life in 1922 in her family home on an orchard in Lymington (near Cygnet) in Tasmania’s beautiful Huon Valley. When she joined the very young congregation of Missionary Sisters of Service, she chose the name Paul.
Paul lived a long a colourful life of close on 95 years, 71 of those as a Missionary Sister of Service. She described herself as growing up a very shy country girl, but she never shied away from the challenges her life and mission served up to her, overcoming her shyness again and again. Read her beautiful story here