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Catch up with the latest from FMDM around the world.


Obituary ~ Sister Hilda Harold FMDM

05/01/2020

Please pray for the soul of our dear Sister Hilda who died peacefully on 5th January 202o in La Verna, Ladywell Convent Godalming, Surrey. Reception will take place on 20th January at 5.30pm with Evening Prayer and Requiem Mass will be celebrated at 11.30am on 21st January followed by burial in Ladywell Cemetery. May she [...]

Obituary ~ Sister Anne Therese McAteer FMDM

03/01/2020

Please pray for the soul of our dear Sister Anne Therese who died peacefully in Franciscan Convent, Ballinasloe, Co Galway, Ireland on 3rd January 2020. Requiem Mass was celebrated Sunday 5th January followed by burial at Creagh cemetery Ballinasloe. May she rest in eternal peace. Eulogy Sr Anne Theresa McAteer

Feast of the Divine Motherhood

02/01/2020

The Church celebrates the Solemnity of the Mother of God in the beginning of the New Year. It is also the Patronal Feast of the Franciscan Missionaries of the Divine Motherhood (FMDM) and sisters worldwide celebrate this feast with a special liturgy. In our Motherhouse at Ladywell Convent, the Eucharist was celebrated with great rejoicing [...]

Obituary ~ Sister Angela Clare Priddey FMDM

26/12/2019

Please pray for the soul of our dear Sister Angela Clare who died peacefully on 25th December 2019 in La Verna, Ladywell, Godalming, Surrey – aged 99 years. Reception will take place at 5.30pm on 21st January with Evening Prayer and Requiem Mass will be celebrated at 11.30am on 22nd January followed by burial in [...]

Christmas Greetings

25/12/2019

A CHRISTMAS MOMENT – Meister Eckhart “Today we celebrate the Eternal Birth which God the Father has borne and never ceases to bear in all eternity. But if it takes not place in me, what avails it? Everything lies in this, that it should take place in me.” May this Christmas season bring you joy, [...]

African Formation Gathering in Ireland

05/11/2019

Formation Programme for Temporary Professed Sisters Every August, our Temporary Professed Sisters accompanied by their formators gather together for the whole month. This year, the venue was in IRELAND. It is a time for them to re-connect and share life experiences with each other as well as receive input on various topics. From 1 – [...]

Final Profession of Sr Blessing Ujah

31/10/2019

FMDM Nigeria together with FMDM sisters worldwide rejoice with Sr Blessing on this special day. On 28 September 2019, Sister Blessing Ujah made her Final Profession of religious vows as an FMDM sister in St Mary’s Parish, Hwolshe in the presence of FMDM Sisters, family members and friends. Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama was the chief celebrant [...]

Obituary ~ Sister Seraphina Weston FMDM

23/10/2019

Please pray for the soul of our dear Sister Seraphina who died peacefully in Franciscan Convent, Ballinasloe, Co Galway on 23rd October 2019. Her Requiem Mass took place on Friday 25th October 2019 in Franciscan Convent, followed by burial at Creagh Cemetery, Ballinasloe. May she rest in Eternal Peace. WE REMEMBER…Sister Seraphina. Click on highlight [...]

Feast of St Francis of Assisi

04/10/2019

Each year on October 4th, Franciscans worldwide celebrate the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi.  We send our Feast Day greetings to all Franciscans – FMDM sisters, Associates, staff and friends and we give thanks to God for the universal message of the Franciscan charism. We ask for God’s blessing on all who share our [...]