Remember Remember – The 9th of November – For Creation, Incarnation And Love

11am to 1pm:

A Franciscan morning for everyone on understanding Christmas
2pm to 4pm:

For members of ofs who are interested in JCIP to discuss working together as a national team

Parish hall at St Francis Friary Stratford
160 The Grove
Stratford, London E15 1NS
Anyone wanting to stay for lunch please bring something to share

For further information please ring Dorothy Harte on 07969251318

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Portiuncula celebration on Friday August 2 – Poor Clare Collettines

An email from Poor Clare Collettines, Marian House of the Holy Spirit, invites members of our Midland Region to their Portiuncula celebration on Friday August 2. Also you are all invited too if you are happened to be in Nottingham around that time.


Dear friends and sisters and brothers in St Francis,

May the Lord give you peace!

We have been in Nottingham since last November and we are hosting a Portiuncula celebration in the church to which our monastery is attached, Our Lady of Perpetual Succour in Bulwell. We should love to invite you to join us.

The Mass and the prayers for the Assisi Pardon – the Portiuncula Indulgence – will begin at 6pm on Friday, August 2. The sacrament of reconciliation will be available from 5 pm onwards before the service.

There will be refreshments in the Community Centre next door, after the celebration.

We should love to meet you!

From your loving little sisters,
Mother Damian and the Poor Clare Colettines
Poor Clare Colettines
Marian House of the Holy Spirit

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National Minister

National “Beatitudes” Chapter June 2019

June 21st to 23rd, 2019

at The Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick, Derbyshire.

This special Beatitudes Chapter is being held to mark the close of the year celebrating the 40th anniversary of approval by Pope Blessed Paul VI of the OFS Rule 24th June 1978

Betsy Hart, our National Minister gives us her introduction to the event in the text below.

Many of you will recall that we held the successful and very well attended “Chapter of Mats” at the same venue in 2014, with over 130 members present.

Download a booking form here (pdf) or here (word). Please also see the Diary entry here.

The booking form can also be accessed from the Forms & Flyers page here at any time.


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