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The Community of St. Francis is celebrating it's centenary in 2005. There will be several events to mark the occasion. Further information will be found on this page, as and when it is available.

Reunion of Former Sisters

Some of those who attended the Reunion Weekend at Compton Durville in June 2005



Centenary Open Day Compton Durville 28th May 2005

The Sisters at Compton Durville held their Centenary Open Day in May  which was well attended. The Right Rev'd. Peter Price, Bishop of Bath and Wells, presided and preached at the Eucharist.

The Centenary Weekend, February 2005

Sisters from the European Province, the Province of the Americas and Frances and Jemma, of the Korean Franciscan Sisterhood, gathered for 4 days at the Royal Foundation of St Katherine, London. A Celebratory Eucharist was held at Southwark Cathedral on Saturday 26th February 2005, at which Catherine Joy CSF presided, the Very Reverend Colin Slee, Dean of Southwark Cathedral preached and the Bishop Protector, Michael Scott-Joynt received the Renewal of the Sisters' Vows. It was a great delight to see a full Cathedral of Sisters, Brothers, Religious of other communities, both Anglican and Roman Catholic, former CSF Sisters and SSF Brothers, Tertiaries, Companions and families and friends of CSF.


All Sisters CSF, and Sisters Jemma and Frances KFS,

who were present at the

Centenary Sisters Meeting,

Royal Foundation of St Katherine, London.

February 2005


Some of the First Order Sisters and Brothers at Southwark Cathedral, where the Celebratory Eucharist took place on 26th February, 2005


A Banner made to commemorate all present, past and departed Sisters, and hung in Southwark Cathedral for the duration of the Celebratory Eucharist.

Each one's name was on a piece of card, then woven into the banner.

It's now hanging in the main Chapel at Compton Durville.





























































Eternal God,

Source of all mercies and consolation,

may we live to praise you.

Make the homage we pay you reasonable;

season our sacrifices with the salt of wisdom.

As we continue to walk in the footsteps of Christ

in the way of Francis and Clare,

may our entire being be transformed into your image,

through Jesus Christ our Saviour.    Amen



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