England and Scotland
ENGLAND was the birthplace of the FMDM Congregation in the 18th Century, initially working in the parish of Hampstead, London and later caring for orphans in Aldershot, Hampshire. From these simple beginnings the congregation has become world-wide but still maintains its motherhouse in England. Currently along with Ladywell, our motherhouse, we have 15 communities across England and Scotland.
FMDM presence and ministry in Scotland spanned more than 4O years with communities in Dundee and Cupar. Now we only have one community in Scotland in Kirtintilloch where their presence in the community is very much appreciated. The sisters form an integral part of the Parish Community and in the local areawhere they live.The sisters visit the sick and lonely; work with the Little Sisters of the Poor, offer spiritual direction and participate in many parish initiatives.
In August 2015, a new Community was set up in Coventry. Both Sisters Frances (Woolman) and Anne (O’Brien) have been made very welcome in the parish. They have responded to the needs expressed by the parishioners.
Sr. Frances is also a counsellor and sees clients in Coventry. http://www.fwoolman.counselling.co.uk
FMDM MISSION OUTREACH IN GAZA. Sr. Bridget Tighe FMDM who lives alone in Gaza shares her experiences with us. Outreach Mission in Gaza
FMDM England / Scotland Leadership Team
St. Clare’s Ladywell: Sr Marie Groghan email@example.com
La Verna: Sr Bee Kennedy firstname.lastname@example.org
Sisters in small communities: Sr Mary Burke email@example.com