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Catch up with the latest from FMDM around the world.


Golden Jubilarians celebration in Ladywell

09/08/2018

Congratulations to our Golden Jubilarians  On Saturday 4th August 2018, five Golden Jubilarians had a joint celebration in our Motherhouse at Ladywell Convent – Sisters Shirley (Mills), Anne (O’Brien), Athi (Athanasius Gleavey), Cathy (Catherine Lai) and Maureen (Halley). The celebration began with Eucharistic Celebration held in Ladywell Chapel at 11.30am with over 100 guests – [...]

Obituary ~ Sister Mary Catherine Mitchell FMDM

02/08/2018

Please pray for the soul of our dear sister Mary Catherine Mitchell who died 2nd August 2018 at Franciscan Convent, Ballinasloe, Co Galway, Ireland. Her Requiem Mass took place in Franciscan Convent on Saturday 4th August followed by burial at Creagh Cemetery, Ballinasloe, Co Galway. May she rest in eternal peace.

Obituary ~ Sister Hannah Naidu FMDM

02/08/2018

Please pray for the soul of our dear sister Hannah Naidu who died 2nd August 2018 at Our Lady’s Convent, Ipoh, Perak, West Malaysia. Her funeral took place in Ipoh on Saturday 4th August followed by cremation. May she rest in eternal peace.

Obituary ~ Sister Siena Pillai FMDM

28/07/2018

Please pray for the soul of our dear Sister Siena Pillai who died in Singapore on 28th July 2018. Her funeral took place in St Francis Convent, Thomson Road, Singapore on 30th July 2018. May she rest in eternal peace.

Civic Service to welcome Mayor of Godalming

06/07/2018

 Welcome Councillor Nick Williams On Sunday 24 June 2018, the FMDM sisters were delighted to welcome so many people to the  Civic Service held in Ladywell Chapel to welcome Councillor Nick Williams, as Godalming Town Mayor in the presence of Godalming Town Council, his family, friends and FMDM Sisters. Fr David Parmiter, the parish priest [...]

Golden Jubilee celebration in Ireland

16/06/2018

Congratulations to our Golden Jubilarians – Srs Margaret, Maria and Lucy On 24 May 2018, Sisters Margaret Murphy, Maria Leahy and Lucy Martinez celebrated their Golden Jubilee with FMDM Sisters, families and friends in the Franciscan Convent Ballinasloe Ireland. They remembered with gratitude and thanksgiving to FMDM Sisters who shared their life in the various  [...]

Obituary – Sister Elisabetta Tan FMDM

12/06/2018

Please pray for the soul of our dear sister Elisabetta Tan who died peacefully in Our Lady’s Convent, Ipoh, Perak, West Malaysia on 12th June 2018. Her funeral took place in Ipoh on 14th June 2018. May she rest in eternal peace.

FMDM Chapter of Mats

25/05/2018

On 25 May – 7 June 2018, members from Ireland, England, Singapore, Malaysia, Zambia, Nigeria and Zimbabwe gathered in Ladywell Convent for FMDM Chapter of Mats. The theme for the Chapter of Mats is Living Emerging Religious Life Today and into Tomorrow from a Contemplative Space. There is great anticipation and buzz around Ladywell as [...]

Golden Jubilee – Sr Shirley Mills

26/04/2018

Congratulations Shirley! Sr Shirley celebrated her Golden Jubilee of Religious Profession on the actual day itself – Sunday 22 April 2018 which began with Mass in Ladywell Chapel. This was followed by a simple festive meal and the cutting of the cake with her community at St Clare’s Ladywell Convent. It was a joyous day [...]

FMDM Bursars Meeting in Ladywell

05/04/2018

On 5 – 16 April 2018, our FMDM Finance team from around the world gathered in Ladywell for a two week Training and Formation Meeting. To read more, click on highlight Country Bursars Meeting in Ladywell