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Larry was clothed as a Novice on Pentecost Sunday and has moved to Glasshampton


John was Ordained Priest at Petertide


Augustine Thomas and Oswin Paul were released from their vows at the SSF Francistide Chapter

The house at Halcrow Street, Stepney, closed in September, and Chris, Elizabeth and Martin moved to St Mary's Vicarage in Plaistow. The house was blessed for this new chapter in its life on November 6th

Jenny Tee was elected to first profession at CSF's Francistide Chapter; the profession service will take place on 24th January


SSF have opened a new house in Leeds, in a predominantly Muslim area of some deprivation. Kentigern John and James Anthony moved in October to begin this new venture

Ezekiel Kelly, Hartman Dena, Samson Amoni and Worrick, brothers from the Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands Provinces, who had been part of the Chaplaincy Team at the Lambeth Conference, have been experiencing life in a variety of SSF houses since the Conference ended. Their contributions have been much appreciated, and the brothers of this province wished them well as they moved on to the Province of the Americas on 11th November

Brs Paschal  and Maximilian  were commissioned earlier in the year by the Bishop of Norwich for their work in Walsingham









The Community and Society of St Francis believe that prayer is one of the key elements in attracting vocations. Over the past year a house a month has focused on praying for vocations. We ask that you join us in praying for vocations and you may want to pray alongside the house nearest to or significant for you. In November the house is Hilfield and in December the Alnmouth house takes on the responsibility..




Last updated 28th November 2008



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