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Tawau lass returns to serve as local superior for the third time

Sr Maggie (2nd from L) replaces Sr Christine Sundin (4th from L) as superior of the Daughters of St Paul Kota Kinabalu for term 2018-2021.  The other sisters are Sr Laura Angie (L), Sr Jennifer (3rd from L), Postulang Aemy Soo and Postulant Laurin Devi (partially hidden) in a photo taken on the occasion of Sr Laura’s final profession in Tambunan in 2016.

KOTA KINABALU – Tawau lass Sister Magdalene Chong returns to serve as local superior of the Daughters of St Paul here for the third time.

Sr Maggie – as she is fondly known as – was appointed to head the local community by Provincial Superior Sister Delia Abian on 15 Aug 2018.

Born in Tawau in 1956, Sr Maggie entered the Daughters of St Paul in Petaling Jaya in 1979.  A year later she went to the Philippines for her formation.  She made her first profession in 1984 and took her final vows in 1990.

She served as superior in the KK community from 2001-2004 and from 2004-2006.  She was assigned to Petaling Jaya after 22 years in Sabah in July 2017 but has now been recalled to Sabah to serve as superior for a third term 2018-2021.

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