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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 Agnes of Prague 10th June

Feast Day 10th June Agnes born into the royal house of Bohemia in 1211. She was the eight child of King Premysl Otakar and his second wife ,Queen Constance of Hungary. Saint Clare was eighteen at the time  and was … Continue reading

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Blessed Baptista Verano30th May

Feast  30th May Born at Camerino of an illustrious family. At Baptism she was given the name of Camilla. Of the first ten and the last twenty-three years of her life little is known; our knowledge of the intervening years … Continue reading

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The Dedication of the Basilica of Saint Francis

   24th May  Feast The Franciscan Friary  ( Sacro Convento) and the lower and upper church of Saint Francis were begun immediately after his canonisation in 1228.  Simone di Pucciarello donated the land for the church, a hill at the … 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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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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