Monthly Archives: November 2023

St Francis of Assisi Patron of Ecology


St Francis born in Assisi sometime between 1881/82, the son of a wealthy cloth merchant,  left this material wealth to seek the wealth of the Lord. Taking the Gospel as his way of life, he worked for and lived with the poor.  For me, his charisma is his ordinariness, his closeness and accessibility to the ordinary person, his commitment to ...

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After 153 Years – We say Goodbye

Beech Court, Rectory Road.

On Saturday, October 28, 2023 we celebrated a very special time in our history as Sisters of Our Lady of the Missions here in the UKI Province. After 153 years of presence in Deal, Kent, we marked this day with our communities, Sturry, Wealdstone and New Southgate to come together with the parishioners of the local parish, St John the ...

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Reflection for November – Let us remember them

remmenberance day

As we come closer to the end of the year, it is fitting that we take time this month before we get caught up with Christmas activities and all that entails to dwell on two special feasts: All Saints and the Commemoration of the Faithful Departed. Pope Francis this year at the Angelus and Blessing in St Peter’s Square said ...

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