CRIB BUILDING service is very special for children. On 15 December 2016, there was great excitement and anticipation when children arrived with their parents in Ladywell for the service. Before entering the chapel, each child picked a slip of paper with an item written on it for them to bring to the crib. There were items for every child [...]
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On 26th November 2016, the Sisters from Malaysia and Singapore gathered in Port Klang, Malaysia to celebrate 25 years of FMDM presence in the Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur. To read more about the celebration, click here.
During the season of Advent, we share with you an inspirational painting by our late Sister Janeen FMDM and A Christmas poem by Sister Mary Burke FMDM.
On 22 November 2016 a Requiem Mass for Sister Monica Orange FMDM was held in Ladywell Chapel in Godalming England. We give thanks for the richness and the beauty of Monica’s life, a life given for others in love and in Franciscan joy. To read more, click EULOGY by Sr. Shirley Mills, FMDM
NOVEMBER is a special month when we pray for those who have gone before us. On 13 November 2016, many parishioners gathered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Coventry for the Memorial Service led by Fr. George Bennett, the parish priest. The church was beautifully decorated by Sisters Frances Woolman and Anne O’Brien (our community members in [...]
On 1st November 2016, Little Assisi in Lusaka, ZAMBIA was delighted to welcome The Zambian Association of Manufacturers known as ZAM into their Little School for children with special needs. The children at Little Assisi were overwhelmed with the amount of goods given, which were mainly food products but numerous pairs of shoes from ZAM Leather Ltd. To read more, click [...]
CONGRATULATIONS to Sisters Elizabeth Kwata and Judith Igbojionu On 14th October 2016 we rejoiced with Elizabeth and Judith who made their FINAL PROFESSION of Religious Vows in St. Monica’s Catholic Church, Rantya NIGERIA. To view photos and article, click here
“In this Holy Year of Mercy, Faith Inside attempts to support each prisoner, whatever their story, on a personal pilgrimage towards a new life, helping “the least, the last and the lost” on their journey to God.” – Sr, Janet Fearns It was good news when the book Faith Inside: a guide for Catholics in prison [...]
It was a momentous day for FMDM Sisters when they celebrated 70 years Jubilee of Life and Mission in Zambia on 22-23 October 2016.. The celebration began in Kasanka Mission and a pilgrimage to Kasaba and Lubwe. FMDM Sisters feel grateful and happy for all the love and support received from the local community and we give thanks [...]
On 7-9 October 2016, over 90 sisters from England and Scotland gathered in Ladywell Convent for our Chapter of Mats. Besides reviewing our ‘Life and Mission’ in the Region and Congregation, the sisters enjoy meeting one another as some communities are geographically distant and this gathering is a wonderful opportunity to connect with one another at our [...]