Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
- Musician and Religious Sister
Sister Janet is a Roman Catholic nun who is best known for recording a rock version of The Lord's Prayer. Made in 1973, the recording became the first single to achieve gold record status in both Australia and the United States at the same time. It earned her a Grammy Award nomination in 1974.
Today Sister Janet continues to sing regularly at the Adelaide Rock Mass services. She is a part of the Romero Community in Adelaide, working for the relief of the poor and disadvantaged of that city. In 2004 she received the Yamaha Golden Gospel Award in recognition of her services to Australian Christian music at the Australian Gospel Music Awards in Canberra. In 2005 she was named South Australian of the year in recognition of her deep commitment to social justice.