Sister Lelia Grant

Arrival of the Brigidines at Clonard in 1956.



  • Sister Lelia was one of the founding members of the Brigidine sisters at Clonard College.
  • Sister Lelia made the convent her home for 25 years.
  • She took on the role of cook, serving the other Sisters at Clonard throughout her time there.
  • Sister Lelia dies in the Mercy Sisters nursing home,
    St Josephs, Geelong at the age of 93.
  • The Library at Clonard is named after Sister Lelia and is known as the Lelia Grant Library.
  • Sister Lelia was a well respected and loved member of the Clonard community.


Sister Lelia with visiting family in the 1960's.