Shepparton born general superior of the Daughters of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, Mother Mart Gerarda Kennedy, recently had an audience with Pope John Paul 2.
Mother Gerarda is a daughter of the late Dr J. A. Kennedy formerly of Shepparton.
Her sister Mrs Maureen McNamara lives at Leahy St, Shepparton.
Mother Gerarda (seen in the picture with the Pope) was first elected General Superior in 1975.