Sandgropers, meet Denise Hallion; the ex-nun

7 June 2023


Hey, Sandgropers! We have some incredibly exciting news to share with you today. Our latest podcast episode has hit the airwaves, and it’s an absolute must-listen! Get ready to embark on a captivating journey with us as we delve into the extraordinary life of Denise Hallion.

At 17 years old, Denise Hallion thought she had her life figured out. She would join a Convent in Adelaide and spent her days training with her Sisters and teaching in the local community. In this episode of Sandgropers we hear how after 20 years, a single event prompted Denise to rescind her vows from Rome and move across the country where she would meet the love of her life and begin anew.

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Sandgropers is a podcast that dives deep into the diverse and vibrant community of Western Australia. Weaving together the stories and experiences of the people that make this place so unique. Each episode will take you on a journey through the life of an ordinary resident. Exploring what they love about WA and the challenges they face in their home. From artists to entrepreneurs, athletes to activists, Sandgropers is your ticket to uncovering the hidden gems of this incredible place. We are unique, we all have a story, we are Sandgropers.