Who we are


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.

Leadership Team

The Congregation of the Franciscan Missionaries of St. Joseph of the Third Order Regular of St. Francis of Assisi, founded in 1883 by Mother Mary Francis Ingham and Bishop ( later Cardinal) Vaughan, is a religious congregation of pontifical right. (FMSJ Constitutions)

Justice and Peace

The Congregation is committed to the safeguarding of the privacy rights of individuals in relation to the obtaining, processing, retaining and protection of their personal data, in accordance with good practice and the law of the jurisdiction where they reside.

Ministries

The Franciscan Missionaries of St. Joseph is a small, international religious community currently serving in the U.K, Kenya, Uganda, The Netherlands, Ireland, Ecuador and the U.S.A. Our aim is to help others to grow in faith and live fully human lives.

Vocation

The call to religious life enables a person to be "Christ for one another" is a specific way: vowed life in a religious community with a particular spirituality, e.g. Franciscan, Dominican, Benedictine. 

Franciscan Convent Burney

CQC overall rating

Good

9th June 2018

Franciscan Convent Blackburn

CQC overall rating

Good

28th July 2017

Safeguarding

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.

Africa Region launches a new Strategic Plan


Posted on: 08 December 2019

Congratulations to Sister Judith Dever

Posted on: 06 December 2019

Africa Region Launches a New Strategic Plan

Posted on: 25 October 2019

Congratulations on obtaining their University degrees

Posted on: 20 October 2019

Reflecting on mission
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