• 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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  • Sister Maureen Murphy is our current Congregational Leader. She is assisted by Sister Anne Moore, assistant Congregational Leader and bursar, Sister Margaret...

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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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News

Congratulations to Sister Teresa Wild, FMSJ

August 15, 2018

Congratulations to Sister Teresa Wild who celebrated her Golden Jubilee today with family, the FMSJ Community and friends at St. Joseph’s Convent, Worsley. We wish her many blessings and thank her for her years of service to the Community, on the missions and in her role as chaplain at Salford University, among her various ministries throughout the years. 

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Obituary Sister Meir Montiel, FMSJ

April 29, 2018

Your prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of SISTER MEIR MONTIEL Who died in hospital in Quito on Saturday 28th April 2018 Meir Mery Montiel Alcivar was born on 17th September 1963, the first of the nine children of Brigido Montiel and Elena Alcivar. She had four brothers and four sisters and was baptised on 1st December 1963. Meir was educated in Colimes and in nearby Daule. She entered the Congregation on 1st May 1983 in Colimes […]

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Obituary Sister Eithne McCarthy FMSJ

March 6, 2018

Your prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of SISTER EITHNE McCARTHY who died at Convent of St Francis, Blackrock Road, Cork on Sunday 4th March 2018 Eithne McCarthy was born on 18th June 1930, the seventh of eleven children of Maurice and Annie McCarthy, in Co. Donegal, Ireland, where her father had been temporarily assigned. The following year the family returned to Cork, where Eithne grew up. She is survived by her Sisters Maureen and Sister Ursula […]

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Sister Eithne McCarthy, R.I.P.

March 5, 2018

Please pray for the soul of Sister Eithne McCarthy, FMSJ who died yesterday, 4 March 2018 in Cork. May she rest in peace. An obituary will follow.

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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

Privacy and Safeguarding Statements

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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