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Catch up with the latest from FMDM around the world.


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.

Obituary ~ Sister Maria Kett FMDM

12/06/2021

Please pray for the soul of our dear sister Maria Kett who died very peacefully on 11th June 2021,  the feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, in Franciscan Convent, Ballinasloe, Co Galway, Ireland. Aged 83 years. Requiem Mass was celebrated on 15th June in Franciscan Convent chapel followed by burial in Creagh cemetery. May her [...]

Obituary ~ Sister Gloria Tonzing FMDM

03/06/2021

Please pray for the soul of our dear sister Gloria Tonzing who died on 3rd June 2021 in Melbourne, Australia, after a long illness, she was 80 yrs of age. Requiem Mass for Gloria was celebrated on 16th June at St Carthage Church, Parkville, Melbourne followed by burial with her parents in Melbourne. May she [...]

Obituary ~ Sister Anne Kavanagh FMDM

11/05/2021

Please pray for the soul of our dear sister Anne Kavanagh who died on 11th May 2021, aged 82 years. Her Requiem Mass was celebrated in Ladywell Convent Chapel on 3rd June, followed by burial in Ladywell Cemetery. May she remain in everlasting peace.

Obituary ~ Sister Michaela Troy FMDM

27/04/2021

Please pray for the soul of our dear sister Michaela Troy age 91 years, who died peacefully in Franciscan Convent, Ballinasloe, Co Galway, Ireland on 26th April 2021. Requiem Mass took place at Franciscan Convent on 30th April 2021 followed by burial in Creagh Cemetery, Ballinasloe. May she rest in everlasting peace.

Easter Greetings

04/04/2021

Wishing you and your family a Blessed Easter!   May the Risen Lord bring you peace, hope and joy this season of Easter! Let us rejoice victoriously with the Lord. Christ has truly risen, Alleluia!