Requiescant in Pace Philomena Chidley OFS

Philomena Chidley OFS had been a member of the Bath and Swindon fraternity for many years.  Aged 93, her funeral was on 19 December 2019.

Father of all, we pray to you for our sister Philomena and for all those brothers and sisters whom we love but see no longer. Grant to them eternal rest. Let light perpetual shine upon them. May her soul and the souls of all the departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.



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Requiescant in Pace: Kathleen Bernadette Reed OFS

Kathleen Bernadette Reed died on 19th July 2019, a OFS member of Leeds Fraternity.
Kathleen was professed on 23/04/1979 at Parish of St Joseph Castleford, Diocese of Leeds. She should have celebrated her 40th as member of OFS.
At the fraternity meetings, Kathleen being a gentle prayerful soul radiated peace. She had stayed in a local care home for the past six months, as her health deteriorated.
Kathleen’s funeral is on Tuesday 13th August at 12.45pm, St Joseph’s church, Castleford, Martin Street, Pontefract Road, Castleford, WF10 4JB
May the perpetual light shine upon Kathleen, may her soul rest in peace.

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Requiescant in Pace: Mary Sharp OFS

Mary Sharp died on the 23rd September  2018.  Mary had been poorly for sometime and was in hospital towards the end. She had been a Secular Franciscan since 1972 and had been in Brighton Fraternity for many years and came to Hollington after they closed.  She was one of the founder members of the Hollington Fraternity and was the Minister until we were established.    Mary looked forward to coming to our meetings and towards the end she still managed to come occasionally and she is sadly missed for her wisdom and experience.

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