Catch up with the latest from FMDM around the world.

FMDM Zimbabwe celebrates 70 years of Life and Mission


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 [...]

Obituary ~ Sister Antonine Noordin FMDM


Please pray for the soul of our dear sister Antonine Noordin who died peacefully on 14th February 2022 in Mount Alvernia Hospital, Singapore. Dearly missed by FMDM sisters, family members and friends. She was 93 years old. Funeral Mass and Cremation was held on 16th February 2022 at St Francis Convent, 810 Thomson Road, Singapore 574625. [...]

FMDM Patronal Feast Day


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


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