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Obituary ~ Sister Christina Fealey FMDM

14/08/2018

On 14 August 2018, Sister Christina Fealey died peacefully in La Verna at Ladywell Convent, Godalming.  The Requiem Mass was held in Ladywell Chapel on 24 August 2018 followed by the burial in Ladywell cemetery. The family of Sr Chris, FMDM Sisters from England and Ireland, friends and staff of La Verna attended the service [...]

FMDM Pilgrimage to Assisi

13/08/2018

Walking in the footsteps of Saints Francis and Clare of Assisi On 1st August 2018, 19 FMDM Sisters are gathered in Assisi for a pilgrimage and retreat. Please pray for our sisters as they visit the holy sites of our holy father St Francis of Assisi and our mother St Clare. We share with you [...]

STAYCATION in Ladywell Convent

12/08/2018

Annually, the Town Council in Godalming organises varied activities during the week of Staycation. On 8 August 2018, FMDM Sisters in Ladywell welcomed over 100 visitors, including the Mayor of Godalming Nick Williams and his wife Jeanne. Although the sky was grey with possibility of rain, we had a cool glorious sunny day, which made [...]

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.