Sister Esther McDermott DC Sister Esther McDermott has years of experience as a qualified social worker. In the course of her career she has worked as Head of Care in a School for Blind and Partially Sighted Children, undertaken chaplaincy work in hospitals and prisons, and co-ordinated pastoral care in a residential nursing home. Sister Esther currently serves on the Provincial Council for the Povince of Great Britain of the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul.