Section title text:  Archived News.
2009

An Outer and Inner Pilgrimage
Preparation Program for Final Vows and Deepening Commitment as FCJs
Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 30 Oct - 5 Dec 2009   More ...

Ireland — Provincial Assembly, November 2009   More ...

Teresa White, fcJ, writes an Article for Christmas, Love Made Visible, December 2009  More ...

An FCJ Sister at the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference, 7th – 18th December 2009  More ...

Catechesis and Christmas Preparation, Tarija, Bolivia, December 2009  More ...

Maria Fidelis Gospel Choir, Somers Town, London—has a lot to sing about!
2009-2010 School Year  More ...

The Craighead Institute comes to Romania, October 24 2009   More ...

Philippines Fund-raising — NE USA (New England) and NW England, October 2009   More ...

Jewellery making — Maria Fidelis School FCJ, London, England, 2009   More ...

FCJ Primary School, Jersey, Channel Isles— the Madonna and Child is Moved!
October 2009  More ...

FCJ Sisters celebrate jubilees Turin and San Mauro, Italy, October 2009  More ...

The Marie Madeleine d'Houët Prize for Religious Writing 2009—Melbourne  More ...

Celebration of Founder's Day St John's International School, Brussels, 21 September 2009  More ...

Taken by Surprise — the New Cosmology, 2009, by Teresa White fcJ  More ...

Upton Hall School FCJ, England, celebrates 160 years of service, November 7 2009  More ...

The Great Bake of Christmas Cakes – A Story of Generous Support
Melbourne, Australia, November 2009   More ...

Congratulations to École Madeleine d'Houet, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Nominee for 2009 YMCA Peace Medal, November 2009  More ...

Ongoing situation following the Recent Floods in Manila  More ...

First FCJ Companions in Mission in Indonesia
to begin their formation programme in Yogyakarta - October 25, 2009  More ...

An Update on the Situation following the Recent Floods in Manila - October 7, 2009   More ...

Transfer of FCJ schools in Ireland to the Le Cheíle Trust - September 2009  More ...

Celebration of the first Annual FCJ Companions in Mission Day - September 27, 2009  More ...

Celebration of 25 years of FCJ Presence in Argentina - September 22, 2009  More ...

St. Philomena School, Portsmouth, RI, USA chosen as 'Blue Ribbon' School
September 21, 2009 ... Birthday of Marie Madeleine  More ...

The end of an era – Middlesbrough, England ... August 31st 2009  More ...

Floods in Manila - News Update - September 30, 2009  More ...

Irish Dancing comes to Isleworth, September 12-13, 2009  More ...

FCJ Companionship Award to be given in the Irish Schools  More ...

Profession of Vows of Maria Irene Indryanti (Meita)
in Yogyakarta in the FCJ Province of Asia-Australia, August 15, 2009  More ...

The 2009-2010 School Year marks the 125th Anniversary of the Calgary Catholic School District,
Opening Eucharist, August 25, 2009  More ...

Beneath the Beat ... HipHop Music in Tarija, Bolivia  More ...

Service on an Ignatian Pilgrimage: July 25-August 8, 2009  More ...

Ministry of FCJ Sisters in Australia and The Philippines highlighted in
Melboutne Archdiocesan Magazine, Kairo, July 25, 2009  More ...

Gumley House Cemetery and Miss Willmott's Ghost  More ...

Visiting Moricetown, BC, CANADA from Tarija, BOLIVIA, July 2009  More ...

Remembering our beginnings in Livorno, Italy…  More ...

The 'Marlands' Madonna discovered in the garden of a former FCJ Convent  More ...

Launch of Newsletter Justice,Peace and the Integrity of Creation, June 2009  More ...

Article by Alicia Perez fcJ published in ABC Revista, June 2009  More ...

Closure of the St. Philomena Convent Building, Portsmouth, RI, USA
June 27, 2009   More ...

Day of Prayer for Vocations, Salta, Argentina, May 2009  More ...

FCJ European Network launches new journal in electronic format, May 2009  More ...

Craighead Institute in Rome: Presentation of Certificates to Participants of an
International Leadership Development Diploma Programme  More ...

Spiritual Direction Training Program in Durham, North Carolina  More ...

Marguerite Goddard receives Award from the city of Salta, Argentina as
Salta celebrates its 427 anniversary!  More ...

Companionship, Collaboration and Mutuality
The Pastor as Spiritual Guide, a renewal program for pastors in Durham, NC, USA  More ...

FCJ Sisters attend SEDOS Seminar in Assisi, May 2009  More ...

Province Assembly in Ireland — 16th May, 2009.  More ...

British Province holds an Education Conference
London, 9 May 2009.  More ...

Madeleine Gregg fcJ and the Faculty of MAP, University of Alabama, USA receive the
“Certificate of Distinction” from the International Reading Association.  More ...

FCJ Students make visits to places of importance
to Marie Madeleine.  More ...

Celebrating the success of the Limerick Faith Development Project
24 April 2009.  More ...

An Easter Reflection by Sr. Katherine Mary O'Flynn, General Superior.  More ...

Sr Katherine Mary O'Flynn visits  the FCJ sisters in  Malakal, Southern Sudan
April 2009.  More ...

New Novices are received in Indonesia.  More ...

Bolivian celebration of the Carnaval, Palm Sunday and the Easter Triduum.  More ...

Cultural Festival in Tarija, Bolivia April 2009.  More ...

March Issue of Marie Madeleine Newsletter is now available.  More ...

Celebration in Dublin — 29th March 2009
for the 150th anniversary of the death of Marie Madeleine.  More ...

Sr. Katherine Mary's Visit to the Assumption Sisters of Eldoret,
March -April 2009.  More ...

Celebratory Mass in Ballycragh — February 8th, 2009
for the 150th anniversary of Marie Madeleine.  More ...

Getting to Know Sr Myrna Nunan fcJ.  More ...

Black Saturday - February 2009
Where was God on Black Saturday? (by Margaret Claver Hayes fcJ).  More ...

Two Provinces of the Society now have electronic newsletters.
The Province of the Americas and the Province of Asia-Australia.

Golden and Silver Jubilees celebrated in Australia.  More ...

An Experience with the FCJ Sisters in Payatas (by Sarah Rose)  More ...

Sr. Cecily fcJ receives an Award for her Contribution to Education.  More ...

First Profession of Clarie Thédrez fcJ in Paris, France --
January 3, 2009 - Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus  More ...

Sr. Bernadetta Magagnin fcJ speaks at a family retreat in her Parish,
St. Germain, Paris, France  More ...

FCJ Sisters are missioned to Myanmar,
January 9, 2009  More ...

2008

Recent Public Honours: Eleanor Redican receives a special merit award
14 November 2008   More ...

FCJ Sisters return to Galaţi, Romania  More ...

20 Years of FCJ Presence in Bolivia   More ...

Twenty-fifth Anniversary of FCJ Presence in Livorno, Italy  More ...

Solidarity with Southern Sudan   More ...

Marie Madeleine d'Houet Prize for Religious Writing
Genazzano FCJ College Community, Melbourne, Australia   More ...

Final Profession of Sr. Laurentia Yunitri Moelywardani, fcJ
A weekend of Celebration  More ...

Sr. Teresa White fcJ writes an article for the Catholic Herald
on the Advent theme of Waiting  More ...

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Arrival of the FCJ Sisters
in the Philippines  More ...

General Chapter 2008 took place in Angers, France
in the 150th anniversary year of the death of Marie Madeleine.  More ...

First Profession of Vows in Romania: Sr. Cornelia and Sr. Gabriella.   More ...

Irene's Discovery of the spirituality of the body through Dance.   More ...

Tree planting in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.   More ...

New School in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada named after Mother Margaret Mary
honours her and the FCJ sisters
for their commitment to Catholic education.   More ...

Concert at FCJ Secondary School, Bunclody,
Co. Wexford, Ireland —19 May 2008   More ...

Visit to Yangon, Myanmar, May 27th – June 15th, 2008.   More ...

Sister Jo Grainger fcJ is thanked for her service as Provincial Leaderof the British Province.   More ...

Celebration of Marie Madeleine in Benalla, Australia on 29 May 2008
FCJ College celebrates life of the Founder.   More ...

Celebration of Marie Madeleine in Jersey, Channel Isles
May 19, 2008.    More ...

FCJ College Anzac Day Ceremony — 24th April 2008.   More ...

Celebrating Marie Madeleine in Bagong Silangan
Distribution of the Malunggay seedlings.    More ...

Celebrations at St Joseph's Boys' Home, Maasin, Philippines
Tree planting on April 5th...    More ...

Celebrating Marie Madeleine in Australia on April 5th, 2008
A surprise 'visit' by Marie Madeleine, foundress of the Society.    More ...

Jubilee Celebrations in honour of Marie Madeleine at FCJ Seconday School,
Bunclody, Co. Wexford, Ireland.    More ...

Celebrations honouring Marie Madeleine, Portsmouth USA, April 2008.    More ...

Sedgley Park College OSA to celebrate its Grande Finale - May 10, 2008.    More ...

Celebrations honouring Marie Madeleine, Portsmouth USA, April 2008.    More ...

Pictures from the Celebrations in Paris, April 2008.    More ...

Tree planting in Maasin, Southern Philippines, April 2008.    More ...

Celebrating Marie Madeleine - Calgary, Alberta, Canada.    More ...

Celebration of Marie Madeleine in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.    More ...

Marie Madeleine Jubilee Celebrations, Paris, France.    More ...
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Celebrating Marie Madeleine - Baciro Community, Jogyakarta, Indonesia.    More ...

Celebrating Marie Madeleine in Muscat, Oman, April 2008.    More ...

Centro de Atención Multiple "Maria Magdalena" in Clodomira, Argentina
and the parish of Our Lady of La Salette in La Banda, Argentina
celebrate the heritage left us by Marie Madeleine.    More ...

150th Anniversary celebrations in Middlesbrough, UK.    More ...

150th Anniversary celebrations in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA.    More ...

150th Anniversary celebrations in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
included the commitment of three new Companions in Mission.    More ...

150th Anniversary celebrations in Salta, Argentina, April 5, 2008.    More ...

Southwark Archdiocese honours Marie Madeleine on 150th Anniversary of her death.    More ...

New FCJ Web site is Featured Website of Catholic News, Australia, 08 April 2008.    More ...

Marie Madeleine's Anniversary is celebrated at the Generalate in Stella Maris,
April 5 and 6, 2008.    More ...

Anniversary Celebrations: 150th Anniversary of the Death of Marie Madeleine
April 5, 2008.    More ...

Honoring the 150th Anniversary of Marie Madeleine in Manila
A Gift of Fans, 24 March 2008.    More ...

Graduation at Maasin, Philippines: Feast of St. Joseph,
March 19th, 2008.    More ...

Swashbuckling seniors have swapped walking frames for fencing foils,
and carved themselves a new slice of life.
Sr. Dolores Kirby, fcJ, Australia, learns to fence. 6 March 2008.   More ...

Teresa White, fcJ, writes series of articles with a Lenten theme for The Catholic Herald.    More ...

European Network Gathering
Provincial Chapters for the British, Continental and Irish Provinces
Dromantine, Newry, Co. Down, N. Ireland — January 1-5, 2008.    More ...

Provincial Chapter of the Province of The Americas, 2008, including a Province celebration
of a dual anniversary: 150 years since the death of Marie Madeleine,
and 125 years since 8 sisters arrived in The Americas, in Canada.    More ...

Brigid Halligan fcJ, OBE, British New Year's Honours List, 2008    More ...

2007

Provincial Chapter of the Province of Asia-Australia, Melbourne,
December 27, 2007 - January 3, 2008    More ...

Twentieth Anniversary of the Arrival of FCJ Sisters in Indonesia,
16 December 2007    More ...

FCJs present at opening of Ireland Park, Toronto, Canada, June 2007    More ...

First Profession of Vows, Salvacion (Ciony) Sodusta and Elvisa Camilion
Maasin, The Philippines- September 8, 2007.    More ...

First Profession of Vows, Dewi Gallang fcJ, Yogyakarta, Indonesia - September 1, 2007.    More ...

New Novice in Indonesia, Maria Irene Indrayanti (Meita).    More ...

Australian FCJs celebrate 125 years of FCJ presence in Australia
October 14, 2007: CONGRATULATIONS!    More ...

The 2007/08 Joint Loreto and FCJ Tertianship Begins October 2007.    More ...

Central Community Visits Amiens, Cradle of the Society September 2007.    More ...

First Profession of Vows, Anouska Robinson-Biggin fcJ, Salford, UK, September 1, 2007.    More ...

Founder's Day, Benalla, Australia, August 15, 2007, talk by Agnes Samosir, fcJ.    More ...

LCWR Assembly and Public Prayer for Peace, August 1-4, 2007.    More ...

The Consultative Meeting was held from18 – 29 July 2007
at St Philomena Convent, Rhode Island, USA.    More ...

Fifth Anniversary of Bagong Silangan, Manila, Philippines, May 2007.    More ...

Tenth Anniversary of An Tobar, Deansrath, Ireland, March 2007.    More ...

Two FCJ Sisters receive Civic Awards.    More ...

UISG Plenary Assembly, May 2007.    More ...

SEDOS Conference at Arricia near Rome, April 2007.    More ...

2007 visit to the Assumption Sisters of Eldoret, in Kenya
who are 'twinned' with our FCJ European Network.    More ...

Maureen Farrell fcJ publishes an article in the March 2007 issue of Presence,
an international journal of Spiritual Direction.    More ...

Resource material on Marie Madeleine, foundress of the FCJ Society,
now available on line.    More ...

The MAGiS08 Program - an Ignatian experience
in conjunction with World Youth Days in Sydney, Australia, July 2008.    More ...

Bellerive FCJ Catholic College, Liverpool, develops Lenten "Live Simply" resources
Entering Into the Multicultural Experience of Mexico - January 2007.    More ...

Entering Into the Multicultural Experience of Mexico - January 2007    More ...

Formation Meeting in Salta, Argentina - January 2007    More ...

Teresa White, fcJ, writes a series of articles for the Catholic Herald.    More ...

Ongoing study/formation and preparation for future ministry.    More ...
Ruth Casey.    More ...
Moira Cashmore.    More ...
Marion Dooley.    More ...
Pat Halpin.    More ...
Maryrose Dennehy and Teresa Hennessy.    More ...
Agnes Samosir and Maureen Merlo.    More ...
Judith Routier.    More ...
Theresa Smith.    More ...
Ann Marie Walsh.    More ...

Long-term preparation for Mission in Myanmar.    More ...

New Spirituality Centre opens in Tarija, Bolivia.    More ...

2006

New Community in Ende, Flores, Indonesia ... One year on!.     More ...

December 2006 - Remembering Beginnings:
FCJ Day of Pilgrimage in Australia - 25 November, 2006.     More ...

Inaugural Reunion in London, UK of past students of Genazzano College.     More ...

FCJ Staff of FCJ Refugee Centre, Toronto, honoured during their 15th anniversary year,
November 21, 23, 2006.     More ...

Final Profession in Indonesia - Sr. Wati Irene fcJ - November 18, 2006.     More ...

President MacAleese honours FCJ sisters’ legacy, Bruff, Ireland November 17, 2006.     More ...

Click on image to go to Marie Madeleine Newsletters. Launch of a new newsletter, highlighting Marie Madeleine,
"A Woman for our Time"October 2006.     More ...

An update for Stella Maris Library: July - November, 2006.     More ...

Gumley House School rewarded for Fair Trade Enterprise, October 6, 2006.     More ...

Upton Hall School FCJ opens Peace Garden, September 2006.     More ...

FCJ European Network receives three new novices, September 9, 2006.     More ...

Province of the Americas establishes a community in Mexico, September 6, 2006.     More ...

New Website names M. Mary Greene fcJ (1843-1933) a “maverick”,
part of the “Incorrigible” History of Alberta.     More ...

New Wing opened at Upton Hall School, September 26, 2006.     More ...

First Profession of Agnes Dinihari fcJ, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
September 10, 2006.     More ...

Meeting of the FCJ European Network, August 20-24, 2006.     More ...

FCJ Consultative Meeting, July 15-27, 2006.     More ...

Upton Student wins “Catholic Women of the Year 2006” Award.     More ...

Death of Sr. Breda O'Farrell, former General Superior, June 23, 2006.     More ...

FCJ Formation Meeting - 'Trimming the Sail', June 21 - July 2, 2006.     More ...

Sr. Elizabeth Ryan fcJ serves as President of CORI,
Conference of Religious of Ireland, for three years.     More ...

Massive Earthquake near Yogyakarta, Indonesia, May 27, 2006.     More ...

FCJ Archivists' Conference in Stella Maris, May 23-28, 2006.     More ...

Final Profession of Annabelle delos Santos fcJ, Manila, Philippines, 22nd April 2006.     More ...

Eight FCJs attend Vocation Conference in Ferdinand, IN, USA, April 4th-8th, 2006.     More ...

'A Gap Year with a Difference', an experience of working with
Sr. Stephanie in Argentina by Katie Patterson.     More ...

Final Profession of Luminiţa Popescu fcJ, Bucharest, Romania, 25th February 2006.     More ...

Final Profession of Alicia Pérez fcJ, Salta, Argentina, 25th February 2006.     More ...

First Profession of Sr. Elizabeth (Ely) Peralta fcJ and of Sr. Silvana Toledo, fcJ
in Salta, Argentina, 4th February 2006.     More ...

FCJ response to Landslide in Southern Leyte, Philippines, February 17, 2006.     More ...

Ann Marie Walsh fcJ receives distinguished graduate award, January 29th, 2006.     More ...

2005

Attracta Hand, Carmelilte, celebrates 25 years as a Carmelite.     More ...

Caroline O'Donnell and Caroline Connell journey with FCJs
in the Philippines and Indonesia.     More ...

A reflection on a mission experience in Banda Aceh,
after the tsunami of January 2005.     More ...

Helping with Hurricane Katrina relief, Province of the Americas, 2005.     More ...

Our FCJ Society celebrates a Year of Reconciliation from Advent 2005 to
the Feast of Christ the King 2006.     More ...

New FCJ Companions in Mission website launched, October 2005.     Go to new site ...

FCJ Christian Life Centre in Calgary celebrates 25th Anniversary -
September 18, 2005     More ...

Reception to Novitiate, Province of Asia-Australia, September 14, 2005     More ...

First Profession of Vows, Indonesia, September 10, 2005     More ...

Reception to Novitiate, British Province, September 1, 2005     More ...

Young women learn more about FCJ life as "postulants"
the first formal step in becoming an FCJ     More ...

Preparation for Final Vows, Stella Maris, Broadstairs, England
August 29 - November 29, 2005     More ...'

Captivated by Jesus and His Mission' Conference -
Stella Maris, Broadstairs, August 5-17, 2005     More ...

Young Women in Christian Leadership - conference facilitated by FCJ Sisters
from the Provinces of the FCJ European Network: 23-30 July 2005     More ...

Brigid Halligan receives award of Headteacher of the Year
in a Secondary School in the North West of England     More ...

Province of the Americas Annual Retreat - for FCJ Sisters and
FCJ Companions in Mission, July 2005     More ...

The Consultative Meeting, 2005, in Sorrento, Victoria, Australia      More ...

The Adventure Has Begun ... Sisters in temporary profession
meet with Central Leadership in Manila, June 2005     More ...

Tertianship Program, Oct 2004 - May 1, 2005     More ...

Aceh Messages and photos from FCJs in Banda Aceh     More ...

FCJ-Schwestern helfen Tsunami-Opfern in der Provinz Aceh, Indonesien     More ...

2004

A new venture in Kenya - Twinning with the Assumption Sisters of Eldoret     More ...

Margaret Mary Olsen awarded Australian Medal of Honour
for her work with victims of AIDS     More ...

New Venture of the British Province in Liverpool, England     More ...

An Interview with Sr. Pat Desnoyers, fcJ in Fast Forward Weekly, Calgary, Canada     More ...

Changing Views at the former St. Mary's Girls' School, Calgary, Alberta, Canada     More ...

Consultative Meeting - March 2004     More ...

Wir Danken Ihnen - 12 Februar 2004.     More ...

Ein Neuer Anfang! 10 Februar 2004     More ...
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FCJ Sisters Celebrate 20 Years of Presence in South America, February 3, 2004     More ...

New Novitiate for the Province of the Americas in Salta, Argentina, February 2, 2004     More ...

2003

Mandate for Mission from the General Chapter 2003     More ...

FCJ General Kapitel 2003: Calgary, Alberta, Canada     More ...
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First Profession of Vows - Sr. MaryAnne fcJ in London, England - 30 August, 2003.     More ...

Death of  Sr. Raphael Conran, fcJ, former general superior.     More ...

First Profession of Vows in Indonesia - May 17, 2003
Sr. Inez fcJ and Sr. Sisca fcJ.     More ...

Protesting for Peace in Iraq.     More ...

Perpetual Profession, Juana Rios, Bolivian, January 19, 2003.    More ...

2002

Provincial Chapters.     More ...

New Venture in Indonesia: Purwokerto.     More ...

New Outreach in Argentina: Salta.     More ...

New House in Maasin, Philippines.     More ...

Bagong Silangan - A New Dawn in the Philippines.     More ...

Perpetual Profession, Afra Primadiana and Agnes Samosir, Indonesia,
October 5, 2002.     More ...

Nun uses Colour, Collages to feel closer to God
Workshop builds link between creativity and spirituality
Article taken from St. Albert Gazette, September 21, 2002.     More ...

Perpetual Profession, Lynne Baron, England, September 15, 2002.     More ...

New Province of the Americas, September 1, 2002.     More ...

New Community in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.     More ...

FCJ European Network Gathering, August, 2002.     More ...

Logo for Camp.
FCJ European Network Camp in Romania, July 2002.     More ...

Jubilee Celebrations.     More ...

New CAFOD office opens in Katherine House, Salford, UK, 2002.     More ...

Pat Desnoyers, fcJ: Vocation Story in Western Catholic Reporter.     Link to her story ...

2000 - 2001

Erklärung der Ordensoberinnen, die Mitglieder der Internationalen Union der Generaloberinnen
sind und an der Vollversammlung der UISG in Rom vom 6.-10. Mai 2001
teilgenommen haben, Sie wurde von der Mitgliederversammlung am 13. Mai 2001 ratifiziert..   More ...

Three Months for a Whole Life - Preparation for Final Vows: A Story in Picture.   More ...

New Novitiate Group comes together in West London, UK.     More ...

"Let Justice flow like Water, and Integrity like an Unfailing Stream ..."
a Conference on Globalization and Justice, July 2001.   More ...

New Province configurations call for new relationships and much dialogue
as well as structural planning! - Gatherings Jan 2001; June 2001.   More ...

Sr. Maureen Farrell, fcJ, completes her term as County Ecumenical Officer,
in Greater Manchester, England, April 30, 2001.   More ...

Fr. Kolvenbach SJ visits the Ignatian Spirituality Centre,
Glasgow, Scotland, April 22, 2001.   More ...

The Faithful Companions of Jesus complete mandate
in Kupang, West Timor, December 2000.   More ...

Peace on earth symbol.
FCJs and the International Decade of Peace and Non-Violence
FCJs sponsor Peace For All website.   More ...

Profession of First Vows in Indonesia, November 28, 1999
Laurentia Yunitri Moelyowardani   More ...

First Profession of Vows in the Philippines, January 30th, 1999
Annabelle (Bing) delos Santos, fcJ.   More ...

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