Artist Fr Brian Oswald MHM in Forthcoming Joint Exhibition: ‘Out of the Dark into the Light’
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Artist Fr Brian Oswald MHM in Forthcoming Joint Exhibition: ‘Out of the Dark into the Light’

Out of the Dark into the light As we leave the worst of the pandemic behind, three artists present an exhibition of celebration. Fr Brian Oswald, Caroline Gatfield and Maria Meerstadt will be present with a collection of new works. Free entry. All proceeds for for the charity ‘Open House’, run by the Mill Hill…

Trust -A Poem Inspired by Sunday’s Gospel
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Trust -A Poem Inspired by Sunday’s Gospel

TRUST                                 (Mk 4,38)      Off we go. All aboard !All agreed, of one accord.See how the fishermen have scored;All big and little fish still stored,Some to eat and some to hoard –Hard work’s happy just reward. Don’t leave the Lord!    With him around, our hopes have soared But soon, and not to be ignored,   A huge storm came and…

Jubilees 2021 in Herbert House, Freshfield.
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Jubilees 2021 in Herbert House, Freshfield.

Homily delivered by Dermot Byrne MHM at this year’s jubilee celebrations at Herbert House, Freshfield, U.K. This year’s jubilees are a little odd. We’ve become used, over the last few years, to the idea that our senior members far outnumber our younger ones in this Region, and that is often reflected in the jubilees we…

Sr Isabel Kelly FMSJ Obituary
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Sr Isabel Kelly FMSJ Obituary

Your prayers requested for the repose of the soul of Sister Isabel Kelly who died at Franciscan Convent, Blackburn on 28th May 2021 Isabel Kelly was born on 31st January 1934, the eldest of four daughters  of Winifred and William Kelly in Milngarvie, Dumbarton, Scotland.  She is predeceased by her sisters Molly and Helen and…

Sr Cecilia Mary Birdwhistle FMSJ Has Died.  R.I.P
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Sr Cecilia Mary Birdwhistle FMSJ Has Died. R.I.P

Your prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of  SISTER CECILIA MARY BIRDWHISTLE who died at the Royal Blackburn Hospital on Wednesday 19th May 2021 Grace Cecilia was born in the Wirral to Edwin and Grace Birdwhistle on 8th October 1922. She is predeceased by her Sister Maud, who was an FCJ Sister,…