• On the 2nd May 1871, Alice Ingham, a 41-year old Lancashire woman, her stepmother and two friends began community life together. In Franciscan simplicity...

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  • In today's world it is increasingly difficult to meet nuns or religious sisters in person. And yet there are many thousands of sisters in every part of the world...

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UK Assembly 15 October 2016

October 18, 2016

     “Mission in a changing world” is the theme of our upcoming chapter.  Fr. Michael Corcoran, MHM did an excellent morning of reflection on that theme. Both in his homily at the morning liturgy and in his inspiring talk afterwards, he helped us to reflect on the various ways we are missionaries: more “hands on” in other countries when we were younger but still active missionaries here in the UK through our various ministries and, especially through the ministry […]

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Presentation of St. Joseph Icon

At the UK Assembly, 15th October,  in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the founding of the Society of St. Joseph ( Mill Hill Fathers/Brothers), Sr. Maureen Murphy presented Fr. Michael Corcoran, MHM, Superior General,  a unique icon of St. Joseph. The icon was written by Ruth Robinson, one of the FMSJ Associates.  

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Mission Statement

We are an International Franciscan Roman Catholic Missionary Congregation for women.

We live in community and we are currently working in the U.K, Ireland, The Netherlands, Ecuador, Kenya, Uganda and the U.S.A.

We evangelise through our witness to the love of Christ for his people in ministries of teaching, nursing, and catechesis, social and pastoral work.

Justice & Peace

As a Congregation we are committed to promoting a culture of Safeguarding in all of our ministries and are aligned to the Salford Diocesan Safeguarding Commission. We advocate for justice and peace issues wherever we are throughout the world.

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