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Golden Jubilee celebration in Singapore

17/08/2017

CONGRATULATIONS ANNE on reaching this golden milestone On 12 August 2017, FMDM sisters from Malaysia and Singapore, siblings of Anne gathered in St. Francis Convent Singapore to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of Sr Anne Goh. Frs Simon Pereira and Paul Pang, the Redemptorists were the celebrant at the special Mass (group photo in the Convent Chapel). This was followed [...]

Staycation in Ladywell

12/08/2017

STAY-CATION has become popular for nearly a decade in England when families choose to stay in their own country for vacation. It is less stressful than travelling abroad and besides it is cheaper also. The Town Council in Godalming organised many events from 5 – 12 August and since Ladywell Convent is in Godalming, the Town Council [...]

Congratulations to Golden Jubilarians – Srs. Mary Byrne & Brid O’Sullivan

10/08/2017

On 2nd August 2017 there was great rejoicing in Ireland when two FMDM sisters – Mary Byrne and Brid O’Sullivan celebrated their Golden Jubilee of Religious Life. The celebration began with Mass in the Franciscan Convent chapel. Fr. James Connolly OFM Capuchin (who had just returned from Zambia) was the main celebrant and the concelebrants were Fr Jude [...]

FMDM Ireland New Leadership Team

18/07/2017

On 17 July 2017 another milestone on our journey in Ireland has been reached as we warmly welcome Sr. Kathleen Murphy FMDM, Sr. Theresa O’Sullivan FMDM, Mr. Sean O’Healy, Mr. Eamonn Feely and Ms Jeannie Buckland. This is a joyous occasion filled with much hope, in the knowledge that God will continue to be with [...]

CONGRATULATIONS to our Golden Jubilarians

02/07/2017

On 1st July 2017, over 100 people gathered in Ladywell Convent to celebrate with our four Golden Jubilarians – Sisters Carole, Dorothy, Eileen and Yvonne. We were delighted that families and friends of our Jubilarians together with FMDM Sisters from England, Scotland, Ireland, Africa and Rome were able to join them in the celebration of their Golden Jubilee of [...]

Happy Feast of Pentecost

04/06/2017

RECEIVE THE HOLY SPIRIT The Spirit breathes within us and helps us speak and live the truth. On the feast of Pentecost, we are called to embrace the gifts of the Spirit. Let us give thanks to God for this great gift.

Obituary ~ Sister Regina Pacis Heng FMDM

30/05/2017

Please pray for the soul of our dear sister Regina Pacis who died on Sunday 28th May 2017 in Mount Alvernia Hospital, Singapore. Her Requiem Mass took place at St Francis Convent, Singapore on 30th May 2017 followed by cremation. May she rest in everlasting peace.

General Assembly of International Franciscans

25/05/2017

INTERNATIONAL FRANCISCAN CONFERENCE OF THE BROTHERS AND SISTERS OF THE THIRD ORDER REGULAR IN ASSISI On 7 – 13 May 2017, Sr. Monica Weedon represented FMDM Congregation when she attended the Franciscan International Conference held in Assisi. There were 111 participants from all corners of the globe – the languages of the Assembly were English, German, French, [...]

“We Ring the Bell” for Little Assisi in Zambia

06/05/2017

“We Ring The Bell” is a fairly universal way of raising awareness for any cause. On 22 March 2017 in Lusaka Zambia, many gathered in the middle of the N’gombe market near Little Assisi (a school for children with disabilities) for the “We Ring The Bell” day. Instruments of all kinds were used to create noise such as bells, drums, [...]