The Rev’d Mother Moira Evers
Born and raised on the Northern beaches of Sydney, Mother Moira has come to Telarah and Rutherford from the Diocese of Melbourne where she was ordained in 2007 and served as Priest-in-Charge of the parishes of Footscray and St Albans both situated in the western suburbs of Melbourne. Prior to her ordination, Mother Moira spent twelve years as a teacher and Religious Education Co-Ordinator in Catholic High Schools starting out in rural Ararat before moving to the Melbourne bayside suburbs of Brighton and then Altona.
Mother Moira loves good food and a nice of drop of red. She enjoys both the appreciation and practice of art, renovating old pieces of furniture and is teaching herself how to sew. While keeping an eye on the mixed fortunes of the Western Bulldogs (AFL), Mother Moira is a keen supporter of the South Sydney Rabbitohs and is also looking forward to following the Maitland "Pickers" as she settles into life in the parish. Having recently joined the gym, Mother Moira is eager to get fit and reacquaint herself (after a very long absence) with her antique Morey Boogie Board so that she can surf the beaches surrounding Newcastle. A keen gardener, Mother Moira is developing an interest in the concept of "radical homemaking," (which is built upon the four tenets of ecological sustainability, social justice, family and community), and its application to Parish life.
Mother Moira shares her space with terriers Ignatius and Brigid, her "foster" cat Brian Michael Joseph and three very hardy gold fish.