Author Archives: Sr. Joan Kerley

Congratulations on profession

Congratulations to Sister Caroline Chemutai who made her final profession today in Nairobi. May God continue to guide her in her ministry. Congratulations also to Sister Floice Asiko, Sister Irene Akinyi, Sister Linet Makori and Sister Petronila  Ollinga who made their first profession today. May God continue to guide them as they begin their new apostolates.

Advent Begins

Sister Maureen Murphy has written a reflection for the beginning of Advent. You can read it under the leadership page and the heading of seasonal reflections by Sister Maureen. May you have a blessed Advent Season!

Obituary for Sister Audrey Carnall, FMSJ

Your prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of  SISTER AUDREY CARNALL  Who died at Franciscan Convent, Burnley on Thursday 18th October 2018 Audrey Sylvia Carnall was born to her parents William and Phyllis Carnall on 15th September 1928 in the Wavertree district of Liverpool.  She was pre deceased by her parents, her two brothers and two of her three Sisters.  Her surviving Sister, Yvonne, lives in New Zealand.   Audrey was educated at Adelphi House Grammar School […]

Sister Audrey Carnall, FMSJ R.I.P.

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Sister Audrey Carnall, FMSJ who died on 18 October 2018 at Franciscan Convent, Burnley. May she rest in peace. Her obituary will follow. 

Sister Rita Whooley, FMSJ obituary

Your prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of SISTER RITA WHOOLEY who died in Montenotte Nursing Home, Cork on Thursday 27th September 2018 Bridget Rita Whooley was born on 29th January 1923 at Leap in the District of Skibbereen  Co.Cork  to Patrick and Mary Whooley.  She was baptised at St Mary’s, Leap on 31st January.  She is predeceased by her parents and two of her brothers and her three Sisters all of whom became Religious and is […]

Congratulations to Sister Teresa Wild, FMSJ

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. 

Obituary Sister Meir Montiel, FMSJ

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 […]

Obituary Sister Eithne McCarthy FMSJ

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 […]

Sister Eithne McCarthy, R.I.P.

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.

Lenten letter from Sister Maureen

Sister Maureen Murphy has sent us a Lenten letter which you will find under seasonal reflections.  May you have a blessed and holy Lent.