Walking in the footsteps of Saints Francis and Clare of Assisi On 1st August 2018, 19 FMDM Sisters are gathered in Assisi for a pilgrimage and retreat. Please pray for our sisters as they visit the holy sites of our holy father St Francis of Assisi and our mother St Clare. We share with you [...]
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Annually, the Town Council in Godalming organises varied activities during the week of Staycation. On 8 August 2018, FMDM Sisters in Ladywell welcomed over 100 visitors, including the Mayor of Godalming Nick Williams and his wife Jeanne. Although the sky was grey with possibility of rain, we had a cool glorious sunny day, which made [...]
Congratulations to our Golden Jubilarians On Saturday 4th August 2018, five Golden Jubilarians had a joint celebration in our Motherhouse at Ladywell Convent – Sisters Shirley (Mills), Anne (O’Brien), Athi (Athanasius Gleavey), Cathy (Catherine Lai) and Maureen (Halley). The celebration began with Eucharistic Celebration held in Ladywell Chapel at 11.30am with over 100 guests – [...]
Please pray for the soul of our dear sister Mary Catherine Mitchell who died 2nd August 2018 at Franciscan Convent, Ballinasloe, Co Galway, Ireland. Her Requiem Mass took place in Franciscan Convent on Saturday 4th August followed by burial at Creagh Cemetery, Ballinasloe, Co Galway. May she rest in eternal peace.
Please pray for the soul of our dear sister Hannah Naidu who died 2nd August 2018 at Our Lady’s Convent, Ipoh, Perak, West Malaysia. Her funeral took place in Ipoh on Saturday 4th August followed by cremation. May she rest in eternal peace.
Please pray for the soul of our dear Sister Siena Pillai who died in Singapore on 28th July 2018. Her funeral took place in St Francis Convent, Thomson Road, Singapore on 30th July 2018. May she rest in eternal peace.
Welcome Councillor Nick Williams On Sunday 24 June 2018, the FMDM sisters were delighted to welcome so many people to the Civic Service held in Ladywell Chapel to welcome Councillor Nick Williams, as Godalming Town Mayor in the presence of Godalming Town Council, his family, friends and FMDM Sisters. Fr David Parmiter, the parish priest [...]
Congratulations to our Golden Jubilarians – Srs Margaret, Maria and Lucy On 24 May 2018, Sisters Margaret Murphy, Maria Leahy and Lucy Martinez celebrated their Golden Jubilee with FMDM Sisters, families and friends in the Franciscan Convent Ballinasloe Ireland. They remembered with gratitude and thanksgiving to FMDM Sisters who shared their life in the various [...]
Please pray for the soul of our dear sister Elisabetta Tan who died peacefully in Our Lady’s Convent, Ipoh, Perak, West Malaysia on 12th June 2018. Her funeral took place in Ipoh on 14th June 2018. May she rest in eternal peace.
On 25 May – 7 June 2018, members from Ireland, England, Singapore, Malaysia, Zambia, Nigeria and Zimbabwe gathered in Ladywell Convent for FMDM Chapter of Mats. The theme for the Chapter of Mats is Living Emerging Religious Life Today and into Tomorrow from a Contemplative Space. There is great anticipation and buzz around Ladywell as [...]