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17 March 2019
Message to the Muslim Communities in New Zealand and beyond

The Missionary Franciscan Sisters express our deep sorrow and sympathy to the Muslim communities in New Zealand and beyond following the terrible events of Friday.

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28 January 2019
Australia Day Award for Sr Maureen

Sr Maureen Andrews, Pastoral Leader in Cunnamulla Parish, in western Queensland was awarded the Citizen of Year award by the Paroo Shire Council on Australia Day.

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17 November 2018
Sr Mary Francois Wridgway RIP

Sr M. Francois Wridgway recently. She was a woman of determination, mission, and faith. Sr Fran was missioned to Papua New Guinea soon after her Profession of Vows and remained there for just under 56 years. More recently she resided at Delamore, Kedron

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27 September 2018
New term for Leadership Circle

Election for the Leadership Team of the MFIC Sisters was held in September.

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15 June 2018
Farewell Sr Karen Bourke mfic

The Missionary Franciscans Sisters recently farewelled Sr Karen Bourke who passed away after a lengthy illness.

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1 October 2017
MFIC Sisters gather in Northern Ireland

The MFIC Leaders from eight countries gathered in Larne, Northern Ireland to further the future directions of the 2017 General Chapter.

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20 July 2017
Farewell to Sr Joyce Fenton mfic

Sr Joyce was born in Newcastle. She was the eldest child and had 3 brothers and 3 sisters. On leaving school Joyce became active in the Grail where she was recognised as a leader. Joyce soon outgrew the Grail and searched for a Missionary Congregation

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12 July 2017
Mt Alvernia College transferred to Mercy Partners

This is a bittersweet moment in the unfolding of the journey of the Missionary Franciscan Sisters. After 58 years of sponsoring Mt Alvernia College in the Franciscan tradition, the Sisters entrust her to Mercy Partners.

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