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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 Maximilian 14th August

14th August  Saint  Maximilian Mary Kolbe Born in Russian occupied Poland ,the second son of a poor  Catholic family. Baptised Raymond. He was known as a mischievous child and a trial to his parents . However,in 1906 about the time … 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 Clare of Assisi feast -day 11th August

Assisi is one of the world’s most beautiful locations. It is in Assisi’s hillside olive groves where Saint Clare spent her last 42 years in the Church  and Monastery of San  Damiano.  Clare was born in Assisi in 1193 a … Continue reading

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Saint Mary of the Angels 2nd August

‘THIS IS THE PLACE WHERE A NEW ARMY OF POOR ONES,UNDER THE LEADERSHIP OF FRANCIS,HAD ITS HAPPY BEGINNINGS,SO THAT IT CLEARLY SEEMED THAT THE MOTHER OF MERCIES GAVE BIRTH TO BOTH FAMILIES IN HER DWELLING PLACE’ legend of  Saint Clare … Continue reading

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Saint Anthony of Padua 13th June

There is perhaps no more loved and admired saint in the Catholic Church than Saint Anthony of Padua, a Doctor of the Church.  though his work was in Italy, he was born in Portugal. He first joined the Augustinian Order … 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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