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Catch up with the latest from FMDM around the world.


Obituary ~ Sister Margaret Mary Marchant FMDM

30/04/2022

Please pray for the soul of our dear sister Meg Marchant who died very peacefully in La Verna, Ladywell Convent on 30th April 2022, aged 86 years. We thank all those who cared for Meg over the past few years so beautifully and we mourn with her relatives who were frequent visitors and were present [...]

Obituary ~ Sister Philomena Dunning FMDM

28/04/2022

Please pray for the soul of our dear sister Philomena Dunning who died on 28th April 2022 in the Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford, aged 78 years. We thank all doctors, nurses and carers who cared for her so beautifully and we remember her community in La Verna, Ladywell, Godalming and pray for her mourning [...]

Obituary ~ Sister Mary of the Angels Harkins FMDM

25/04/2022

Please pray for the soul of our dear sister Angels who died peacefully in La Verna, Ladywell Convent on 25th April 2022, aged 91 years. We thank all the staff in La Verna for their gentle care of sister Angels over many years. Sister Angels will be received back to Ladywell at 5.00pm on Thursday [...]

FMDM Zimbabwe celebrates 70 years of Life and Mission

23/04/2022

We rejoice and give thanks for FMDM Zimbabwe On Saturday 23 April 2022, FMDM Zimbabwe marks this special occasion of reaching 70 years of life and Mission with the Eucharist celebrated by His Excellency Archbishop Paolo Rudelli, Apostolic Nuncio to Zimbabwe which was held in the Mater Dei Convent, Bulawayo ZIMBABWE. The celebration will be [...]

Obituary ~ Sister Finbarr Clancy FMDM

21/04/2022

Please pray for the soul of our dear sister Finbarr Clancy age 94 years who died peacefully in La Verna, Ladywell Convent, Godalming, Surrey on 21st April 2022. We thank all the caring teams who nursed Finbarr, we pray for the community in La Verna and remember Finbarr’s Family in Ireland who will mourn her [...]

Easter Joys and Blessings

17/04/2022

Alleluia! The Lord has truly risen, alleluia! A very Happy Easter to each and everyone. May you experience the peace and joy of the Risen Lord at this Easter and always.

Obituary ~ Sister Alexis Myers FMDM

17/04/2022

Please pray for the soul of our dear sister Alexis Myers aged 93 yrs who died on, Easter Sunday, 17th April 2022 in Franciscan Convent, Ballinasloe, Co Galway, Ireland. We pray for the FMDM community in Ballinasloe, the Staff in Franciscan Convent and Sister Alexis’ family at this time. Requiem Mass was celebrated on Thursday [...]

Obituary ~ Sister Breda Foley FMDM

10/04/2022

Please pray for the soul of our dear sister Breda Foley who died on Palm Sunday, 10th April 2022 in Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, Co Galway, Ireland. She was 87 years of age. Requiem Mass was celebrated on 13th April in Franciscan Convent Chapel followed by burial in Creagh Cemetery, Ballinasloe. May she rest in everlasting [...]

Obituary ~ Sister Victoria Batchelor FMDM

26/03/2022

Please pray for the soul  of our dear sister Victoria Batchelor age 96yrs, who died very peacefully on 26th March 2022 in La Verna, Ladywell Convent, Godalming. We thank all our staff in La Verna for so gently caring for our Sister Vicky. Requiem Mass was celebrated on Tuesday 12th April in Ladywell Chapel followed [...]

Obituary ~ Sister Raymund Blake FMDM

23/02/2022

Please pray for the soul of our dear Sister Raymund Blake, aged 88 yrs, who died very peacefully in La Verna, Ladywell Convent, Godalming on 23rd February 2022. Requiem Mass was celebrated in Ladywell  on 15th March followed by burial in Ladywell Cemetery. We thank the Nurses and Carers of La Verna who cared for [...]