Catch up with the latest from FMDM around the world.

Obituary ~ Sister Monica Anne Smith FMDM


Please pray for the soul of our dear sister Monica Anne Smith who died peacefully on 6th April 2020 in La Verna, Ladywell Convent, Godalming, Surrey.  Aged 92 years. Due to  Covid-19 directions Sister Monica Anne was buried privately at Ladywell Convent Cemetery on April 17th.  A Memorial Mass will be planned for her when [...]

We remember…Sister Tarcisius Leong FMDM


On 12 April 2020, Catholic News featured an article on Sr Tarcisius Leong FMDM. This article is from Malaysia’s Catholic Herald newspaper written by the editor Vincent D’Silva. Our dear Sister Tarcisius Leong (fondly known as Sr Tarcie) who died peacefully on Friday 6th March 2020 in Assisi Hospice, Singapore. The wake is held in St [...]

FMDMSA Chapter of Mats in Lusaka


On 30 December 2019, Sisters from Zambia and Zimbabwe gathered for FMDMSA Chapter of Mats held in Lusaka and to celebrate the Feast of the Divine Motherhood. To read more, click here FMDMSA Chapter of Mats

Obituary ~ Sister Hilda Harold FMDM


Please pray for the soul of our dear Sister Hilda who died peacefully on 5th January 202o in La Verna, Ladywell Convent Godalming, Surrey. Requiem Mass was celebrated on 21st January followed by burial in Ladywell Cemetery. May she rest in eternal peace. Eulogy for Sister Hilda Harold

Obituary ~ Sister Anne Therese McAteer FMDM


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


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


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. Requiem Mass was celebrated on 22nd January followed by burial in Ladywell Cemetery. May she rest in eternal peace.

Christmas Greetings


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, [...]