Livestream Link

LIVESTREAM LINK –     https://youtu.be/w-SNmHjyWeQ     The Requiem Mass in thanksgiving for the life of S. Ann Playfoot CRSS 21 July 1936 – 6th September 2020   Will take place on Thursday 1st October 2020 and will be livestreamed (see link above)

S. Ann Playfoot RIP

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Sister Ann Playfoot who died peacefully on Sunday morning September 6th 2020 in Cherry Wood Grange Nursing Home.   After a series of admin jobs, Ann gained a degree in History from Kent University. She then joined the Community later on in life and was finally…

Canonesses take the lead in the Enlightenment

  At the beginning of June, Dr Cormac Begadon, of Durham University, gave an update on his research to the Community, via a ‘Zoom’ meeting. The path his research is following concerns the Community’s role in the Catholic Enlightenment.   Dr Begadon will be exploring the suggestion that Christina Dennett inspired the Jesuits (not the other…

Update on Archive Research

As you might have seen, the historic archives and ancient book collections of the Canonesses was transferred to Durham University in 2018. There a tri-party project has commenced, with an archivist and rare-books cataloguer caring for the archives and books, and a historian working on the project’s research element. The historian, Dr Cormac Begadon, has…

Announcement

The Canonesses of the Holy Sepulchre have pleasure in informing you of the results of their Elections held on 21 & 22 March 2020.   Sister Moira O’Sullivan was elected as Prioress.   The following members of the Chapter were elected as Councillors: Sister Margaret Mary Horton. Sister Teresa Lenahan.   Sister Teresa Lenahan was…

Statement on Coronavirus

The thoughts and prayers of all our Community are with you – our friends and family. And also with those affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak around the world. We pray for those who care for the sick, for those who are combatting the spread of the virus, for those who are lonely and isolated…

Sewing group prepare for Easter!

The sewing group in Melbourne are preparing for Easter! Using their creative talents, learning how-to from each other and from you-tube, the fortnightly group based at Langton Hall is working on Easter projects – knitted bunnies and chicks to decorate the neo-natal baby unit at Broomfield, brightly coloured chicks with a drawstring pocket to hold…