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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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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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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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