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Sponsored Wing Walk!

Sister Clare Bernadette plans to attempt a Wing Walk at Damyns Hall Aerodrome in Essex. Due to coronavirus prevention measures and health issues, it was postponed from the planned date…

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The Friendship Singers

The summer concert performed by The Friendship Singers planned for 29th June 2020 has had to be postponed due to coronavirus restrictions on gathering and travel. The next concert will…

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Reunion Dates

The reunion of those raised in St. Joseph’s as children planned for 12th September 2020 in St. Joseph’s Convent unfortunately has to be postponed until next year due to the…

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Sponsored Sleepout

On Saturday 24th February 2018, Sisters Anne, McLaughlin, Rose and Clare Bernadette took part in a sponsored sleep out in Littlehampton in aid of Worthing Churches Homeless projects. The total…

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Nursing Graduation

In November 2018, Sister Attracta celebrated her graduation in Adult Nursing with her group from Worthing Hospital. As she had to be away during the Brighton University graduations, she celebrated…

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Sponsored 10km walk for homeless charity

On 30th September 2018, our team of four took up the challenge to ‘Go the Distance’ by walking 10km for the charity Turning Tides, whose aim is to end local…

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Platinum Jubilee

We were blessed to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Sister Benignus’ Religious Profession on 21st November in Knock Community. Sisters Dominic, Rose and Clare Bernadette were among the guests who…

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Opening Of New Convent In Belwadi, Near Mysore, India

In January 2019, Sisters Susan and Clare Bernadette travelled to India to attend the opening of a new FMSL house. The first stage of the new St Anthony’s Convent was…

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Silver Jubilee

From 2nd to 5th December, Msgr. Michael Jackson led us in three days (Triduum) of Advent reflection at St. Joseph’s, Littlehampton. At the end of this spiritually enriching retreat, on…

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Christmas 2018

‘Joy to the world’ – On Christmas Day, a group of Sisters were invited to sing carols in the hospital ward where Sister Attracta works as a nurse. Link to…

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Novitiate in Hollington

On the evening of 27th June, a Mass was celebrated by Rt Rev. Bishop Richard Moth in Holy Redeemer Church, Hollington in thanksgiving for the opening of the FMSL Novitiate…

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Novices in India

On 15th July 2019, Sisters Suman, Manju and Fatima FMSL were received into Novitiate in St. Francis Convent, Mysore, during Mass celebrated by Fr. Jinto Thomas. They were presented with…

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New novice UK

On 22nd July 2019, Sister Helen FMSL was received into Novitiate during Evening Prayer in St. Joseph’s, Littlehampton. Her reception brought to a close a beautiful annual retreat in St.…

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Renewals Of Vows

In August 2019, Sisters and parishioners were blessed to witness the annual renewals of vows by six of our Sisters, received by Sister Clare Bernadette, Mother General. The Sisters’ commitment…

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Transitus

Lead me from death to life, from falsehood to truth, Lead me from despair to hope, from fear to trust, Lead me from hate to love, from war to peace,…

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Reception of two novices in India

On 6th July 2020, postulants Sathya and Sujatha were received into Novitiate in St. Anthony’s Convent, Belwadi, witnessed by the whole community and by Rev. Fr. Jinto of the Missionaries…

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First Professions: Sisters Marcellina and Patricia

We thank God that Sisters Marcellina Imoh and Patricia Irogementi FMSL made first profession of vows on 2nd August 2017 in St. Joseph’s Convent Chapel. The Sisters professed their vows…

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Sr. Dominic Platinum Jubilee

On 25th March, we celebrated the Platinum Jubilee of Sister Dominic. This occasion marks seventy years of life consecrated to God through the vows of poverty, chastity and obedience. The…

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Sponsored Skydive

On 20th May, 2017, Sister Clare Bernadette took part in a sponsored skydive in aid of Worthing Churches Homeless Projects at Netheravon airfield near Salisbury. Sisters Elizabeth Varghese, Clare Bowers…

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R.I.P. Br. Malachy OFM

Rest in peace Brother Malachy Seymour OFM 15th October 1934-31st December 2020 As a child, Brother Malachy came to live with the Sisters in Littlehampton during the Second World War…

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Lenten reflections from Knock Community

Click on links below to view reflections: Week 1 https://drive.google.com/file/d/1gF9iDRpiaw0xmD5NLavhflIH-iMxJCzR/view?usp=sharing_eil&ts=6031155f   Week 3 https://drive.google.com/file/d/1mAyY50Qd_m2u0hQzW1SJ1-C-nhSSLY_Y/view?usp=sharing_eil&ts=6041ece0   Week 4 https://drive.google.com/file/d/1oxEylABmUPhfxiRjJ04Jrl36TPsKRr1U/view?usp=sharing_eil&ts=604b323e   Week 5 https://drive.google.com/file/d/1rbmz5AGFjuwYBDBNKKYH8UAIxsURs946/view?usp=sharing_eil&ts=60545b29  

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New Postulants in Mysore

On 25th March, four young women in India entered the postulancy stage of vocational discernment with the FMSL.  They had already experienced our way of life in the community in…

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