Liz Wiemers, a Sister of the Good Samaritan of the Order of St. Benedict, grew up with Aboriginal people in her home town of Atherton, North Queensland, Australia. She has worked with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in various areas of Australia over the past 40 years, 11 of which have been in Santa Teresa in Central Australia. Presently she is the parish assistant there, with responsibilities that include liturgy, secretarial, and financial  matters of the parish. She facilitates some 20 immersion groups in the parish each year, and coordinates the Spirituality Centre and parish accommodation.

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Santa Teresa community keeps the faith in Australia

I am often asked, "How do you fit the Arrernte culture and spirituality with your Christian/ Catholic beliefs?"