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