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Monthly Archives: January 2019

Sr Gina’s Golden Anniversary

Sr Gina celebrated her Golden Anniversary of Profession in Vows on Saturday. The Bishop of Southwark (Christopher Chessun) Presided at the Eucharist which was held in St Hugh’s Bermondsey and Lister Tonge (Dean of Monmouth) Preached. Sr Gina was joined by members of her family, Franciscan Sisters and Brothers and members of other Religious Communities.

Life Profession at Hilfield.

Having been elected at the Francistide Chapter, Br Christian Michael made his Life Profession on Tuesday 15th January in Hilfield Friary. The Bishop Protector (Bishop Stephen Cottrell) received his Vows on behalf of the Church, Br Samuel SSF Preached and Br Christian Micael was joined by Brothers, by friends and by his sister who travelled from the Lebanon to represent his family. Ad Multos Annos!

Br Christian Michael SSF with Bishop Stephen and Br Christian’s sister Helen.

Life as a Franciscan Sister… could this be for me?

On Saturday 16th March the Sisters will be holding an event for women who might wish to explore life as a Franciscan Sister. It will take place in St Alphege’s Clergy House, Pocock Street, London, SE1 0BJ from 10.00am – 4.00pm.

Please book by 11th March if you are interested. Contact: suecsf@franciscans.org.uk or telephone (0207) 928 7121

  • Franciscan Sisters share their stories of God’s call and their live in community
  • DVD’s on St Francis and Franciscans today help us to reflect, with opportunities for discussion
  • Time for your questions….
  • Lunch, tea and coffee etc provided.

A New Novice for SSF!

Ethan Scott was admitted to the Novitiate by Br Benedict taking the name Ethan Gabriel. At the service, which was held on the 23rd of December, Br Ethan Gabriel was joined by members of his family and friends of the Friary. He will remain in Alnmouth for the time being. Please pray for him and for our other Novices.