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First Hand - Sister to the Sinner Television (Full Length Episode) – 1992 Documentary

First Hand - Sister to the Sinner

Television (Full Length Episode) – 1992 Documentary

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I feel I'm a mother image here. Somebody's got to care about them, that's what I feel I'm there for.
– Sister Joan Timpany, on her role in Auckland Prison
She's like a mum to me … Someone that understands and cares.
– Prisoner Michael on Sister Joan Timpany
We all need someone to love and we want to be wanted.
– Sister Joan Timpany
By comparison, the chapel services offer relaxed religion. It's hard to be formal when the piano keys have been stolen and the organ speakers are missing.
– Narrator Paul Gittins comparing the formality of communion to the informal chapel service in Auckland Prison