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Catch up with the latest from FMDM around the world.


FMDM Patronal Feast Day

31/12/2021

Happy Feast on this special day! On 1st January 2022, we welcome the New Year and celebrate the Solemnity of Our Lady of the Divine Motherhood, the Patronal Feast Day of our Congregation. We give thanks to God for the gift of Mary, Mother of God and our specific charism. As Franciscan Missionaries of the Divine Motherhood [...]

Christmas greetings

24/12/2021

  May this Christmas and the New Year bring blessings, peace and joy to you and your families.

Diamond Jubilee celebration

21/11/2021

Congratulations to Sisters Bernadette Yeo and Florence Wong On 6 November 2021, the community in St Francis Convent Singapore had a small celebration for our Diamond Jubilarians who celebrated their 60 years of religious life. Friar Julian OFM was the celebrant for Mass held in the Convent chapel at 4.30pm and Friar Peter OFM was [...]

Catholic 200SG theme song

21/11/2021

Catholic Church Singapore celebrates 200 years of its faith with a theme song! On 20 November 2021, Catholic Church Singapore launched this theme song based on ‘Obedience and Faith’ as it celebrates 200 years of its Catholic Faith in Singapore. This theme song is a rallying call to reflect on the role of the faith in our [...]

Golden Jubilee Celebration

02/11/2021

Congratulations Sr Kay  On Saturday, 9th October 2021 the celebration of Sr Kay O’Neil’s Golden Jubilee of Religious Life was held at Rieti Convent in Lusaka, Zambia.  Fr Andrew Simpasa SJ and Fr Augustine Mwape OFM Capuchin were the celebrants for the Jubilee Mass. FMDM Southern Africa –  Zambia were very happy that some sisters from Kasanka [...]

Obituary ~ Sister Ciaran O’Shea FMDM

16/10/2021

Please pray for the soul of our dear sister Ciaran O’Shea who died peacefully in Franciscan Convent, Ballinasloe, Co Galway, Ireland on 16th October 2021, aged 95 years.. Sr Ciaran’s Requiem Mass was celebrated on 19th October 2021 in Franciscan Convent Chapel followed by burial in Creagh Cemetery, Ballinasloe. May she rest in everlasting peace.

Celebrating the Feast of St Francis of Assisi

03/10/2021

Happy Feast of St Francis On October 4, as we celebrate the Feast of St Francis of Assisi. St Francis known as patron of ecology,  stood for values relevant to our lives today – Caring for creation. May we be guided by the life of St Francis and be a blessing to one another and everyone [...]

60 years of service with love

29/09/2021

Congratulations to 60 years of serving all with love Mount Alvernia Hospital Singapore was featured in the Straits Times, Singapore local newspaper

Golden Jubilee celebration

28/09/2021

CONGRATULATIONS to our three Golden Jubilarians It is truly a big milestone for our Golden Jubilarians – Sisters Clare Koh, Barbara Pereira and Marie Grogan who celebrated their Golden Jubilee of Religious Life on Saturday, 25 September 2021 at Ladywell Convent, Godalming Surrey in UK. The celebration began with the Eucharist held in the Chapel [...]

Obituary ~ Sister Carole Bates FMDM

08/08/2021

Please pray for the soul of our dear sister Carole Bates who died peacefully in La Verna, Ladywell Convent, Godalming on Sunday 8th August 2021, aged 80 years. Carole’s Requiem Mass was celebrated in Ladywell Convent Chapel on Tuesday 24th August followed by burial in Ladywell Cemetery, Godalming, Surrey. May she rest in Eternal Peace.