• 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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  • Sisters Anne Moore, Assistant Congregational Leader & Bursar, Joan O'Gorman, Secretary General, Sister Maureen Murphy, Congregational Leader, Teresa Wild...

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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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Congratulations to Sisters Anne Pilling and Patricia Dee

August 14, 2016

Congratulations to  Sister Patricia Dee, FMSJ, who celebrates 70 years of religious profession      and Sister Anne Pilling, FMSJ, who celebrates 50 years of religious profession on 15 August.     Both of these sisters have dedicated themselves to the service of God’s people in a variety of places throughout their lives. May they be abundantly blessed as they celebrate this wonderful occasion!

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R.I.P. Sr. Eileen Herbert, FMSJ

August 4, 2016

Your prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Sister Eileen Herbert fmsj  who died at Franciscan Convent, Burnley on 1st August 2016 at the age of 86 years Sister Eileen Herbert died on August 1st as quietly as lived having peacefully placed herself in God’s hands for the past month as her life began to ebb away. Eileen Elizabeth came into this world on August 31st 1929 in Twickenham, Middlesex.  She was Baptised on September 22nd and […]

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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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