Veronika Metcalf is the Chair of the National Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Association in Australia. CGS, as it is known by, has its roots firmly planted in Montessori principles and serves the child according to their planes of development in developing a spiritual relationship with God, Veronika has worked in the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd with children from ages 3-12 for over 20 years and resides in Perth.  Her paid employment is as a medical scientist in Haematology and transfusion.