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Parishioner, St John's Cathedral & member, Third Order Society St Francis

Sandra Beck

About Sandra -

Sandra Beck is a parishioner of St John’s Cathedral, where she volunteers in the Cathedral Shop, and a member of the Third Order Society St Francis. She has a BA from the University of Papua New Guinea and a BEd from the University of Central Queensland.

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Articles by Sandra

Reflections Reflections

Possibly the most life-changing words I ever heard: Sandra Beck

“After hearing the woman’s remark, I started worshipping with one of the largely black congregations, which was closer to the university, along with a few white academics and students. My new parish was then administered by some Brothers from the Society of St Francis. I loved the parish’s atmosphere from the get-go,” says Sandra Beck from the Third Order of The Society of St Francis

Faith book reflections Faith book reflections

The book I have given away the most and why: Sandra Beck

“In 1975, I picked up a book while visiting a close Catholic friend. I asked her if I could borrow it, as it immediately spoke loudly to me. Months later, I said to her, ‘I’m sorry, you are not going to get that book back. I sent it to my mother (in England).’ My friend laughed, replying, ‘I’ve never been able to keep a copy of that book.’ I found that I, too, have been unable to keep a copy of it,” says Sandra Beck from St John’s Cathedral