“….in every place and circumstance, let us acknowledge that all good belongs to the most high God. Let us give thanks to God from whom we receive all good.”(TOR Rule 31) With this sentiment, we share with you the key moments of our Congregation’s General Chapter held in our Motherhouse England from 15 April to 5 May [...]
Catch up with the latest from FMDM around the world.
Sister Stephanie McHugh celebrated 50 years of Religious Profession on Saturday 25th May 2013. The Celebration took place at St Flannan’s Catholic Church, Kirkintilloch, Glasgow. Click here for more photos
FMDM Sisters worldwide welcome the appointment of Sister Jane Bertelsen as Congregational Leader and Sisters Helen Doyle, Monica Weedon (both currently missioned in Australia) together with Sisters Shirley Aeria and Helena McEvilly (both currently missioned in Nigeria) as General Councillors. Sister Claudia Lee remains our General Secretary and General Bursar. We wish them every blessing [...]
On 15 April at the Opening Mass of our General Chapter Sister Teresa Mitchell, Congregational Leader opened the General Chapter with a welcome address to 36 delegates from the 10 Countries where FMDMs are missioned. The General Chapter is being held in Ladywell Convent from 15 April till 5 May 2013. Opening Mass of the [...]
On 15 April 2013, representative of sisters worldwide come together in the Motherhouse at Ladywell Convent, England to review the present situation of our Congregation and of what God might be asking of us for the future. During the three weeks, members of the General Chapter will elect the Central Leadership Team who will govern the Congregation for [...]
Sister Oneng Mendoza FMDM celebrated her 25 years of Religious Profession in Ladywell Convent on 8 April 2013. Her theme for the Jubilee is “Rejoice, the Lord is with you” (Luke 1:28). Click here to read more about the Silver Jubilee celebration of Sr Oneng Mendoza FMDM
Sister John Francis returns to her native Yorkshire after living as a ‘solitary’ in the grounds of Ladywell Convent for 31 years. Sister joined the community for lunch for the first time as we bade her farewell. Sister Teresa Mitchell (FMDM Congregational Leader) read the Blessing of St Clare after Mass this morning while the [...]
Congratulations to our La Verna Dementia Care Team on gaining a special recognition award by Surrey Care Association at Epsom Race Course. This award recognises a team who demonstrates a commitment to developing and delivering high quality care and services for people with dementia. The judges were looking for evidence of the specific skills required [...]
Please pray for the soul of Sister Adrianne Heyes who died peacefully in La Verna, Ladywell on 11th February 2013. Requiem Mass will be celebrated at 11.30am on Wednesday 20th February 2013 in Ladywell chapel followed by burial in the convent cemetery. May she rest in peace.
Please pray for the soul of Sister Veronica O’Neill who died peacefully on 14th January 2013 at Franciscan Convent, Ballinasloe, Ireland. Her Requiem Mass was celebrated on 16th January 2013 in Franciscan Convent, Ballinasloe, followed by burial at Creagh Cemetery, Ballinasloe May she rest in peace.