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Fidelis of Sigmaringen feast day 24th April

Fidelis was born in 1577, at Sigmaringen ,Prussia. He pursued his studies at the university of Freiburg in the Breisgau. and in 1604 became tutor to Wilhelm von Stotzingen ,with whom he travelled in France and Italy. In the process … Continue reading

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Saint Paschal Baylon Feast 17th May

Saint Paschal was a Franciscan lay brother and mystic. born to a peasant family at Torre Hermosa, in Aragon, on Whitsunday ,he was Christened Pascua in honour of the feast. according to accounts of his early life, Paschal laboured as … 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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Franciscan Feasts February 7th.

Saint Colette , a Poor Clare Nun of the 15th century France, was born to childless parents when her mother was in her 60th year. Because of this remarkable event, she is invoked by childless couples desiring to become parents.                                                                    … 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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