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Beginning in 1972, Sister Bridget and Sister Rosina of the Sisters of Mercy have taught the waves of new migrant children coming to Fitzroy. The children may not have had any English, but they wanted to learn. “They were terrific.” Unlike the enclosed Sisters of old, they would visit people in their homes – with an interpreter if needed. At first they would then return to silence, but that is no longer the case. They were enriched by all the cultures and customs, and recount many happy memories of their time in Fitzroy.