Sister Janet Mead
1937 – 2022
Janet Mead was a student at St Aloysius College from 1943 to 1954 and entered the Convent in 1955 and was known as Sr Marietta. She studied piano at the Adelaide Conservatorium and taught at SAC from 1958 to 1962 and from 1969 to 1981.
In 1963, Sr Janet moved to Mater Christi in Mt Gambier until 1968 and returned to St Aloysius in 1969, where she taught a range of subjects, including Music and Drama throughout the school. Sr Janet produced over twenty full-scale musicals, numerous plays and various musical performances and liturgies. She also ran the SAC orchestra for many years. In 1981, Sr Janet embarked on a year’s sabbatical and effectively retired from teaching.