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Saint John of Capistrano 23rd October

Born in 1386.John’s period in history didn’t lack excitement. The Great Western Schism , the Hundred Years’ War and the fall of Constantinople all occurred in his lifetime. He studied law at the university of Perugia and became a lawyer … Continue reading

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First Friday of every month Eucharistic Adoration

On the first Friday of every month, here at the Poor Clare Monastery at Much Birch . Holy Mass at 8.00 am  followed by Exposition of the Blessed  Sacrament. 12.00.  Mid-day Prayer followed by the Rosary 5.30 pm Evening Prayer … Continue reading

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Saint John XXIII Secular Franciscan-Pope Feast 11 th October.

Saint John was born at Sotto il Monte, Italy  on the 25th November 1881. he was the fourth in a family of 14 .He was named Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli. The family worked as sharecroppers. the religious atmosphere of his family … Continue reading

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Peace for our World

The Angels salutation “Glory to God in the Highest and Peace to His people on Earth” Our true peace is God’s gift. Only realised when we know and acknowledge that we are His creatures created by Him. His Love becomes … Continue reading

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Saint Francis of Assisi , Founder, Brother , Mystic Feast Day 4th October

Francis was born at Assisi in Umbria, in 1181-1182. He enjoyed a very rich easy life  growing up, because of his father’s wealth, and the permissiveness of the times. From the beginning everyone loved Francis. He was constantly happy, charming … Continue reading

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Saint Pio 23rd September

 23rd September Saint  Pio  Padre pio was born of simple, hardworking  farming people on the 25th May 1887 in Pietrelcina,Southern Italy.He was tutored privately until his entry to the novitiate of the Capuchin friars at the age of 15.  Of … Continue reading

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Daily Reflections in the spirit of Saint clare

Icon of Saint Clare Sunday  ;  “Give us this day our daily bread:your beloved Son, our Lord Jesus Christ…” ( Saint  Francis)                    Lord ,today is special, a day to see you in those around me,a day to rest with you and … Continue reading

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