Latest news and events

Sisters support the new Bishop of Dudley

Martin Gorick became the new Bishop of Dudley, after being ordained and consecrated as a bishop by the Archbishop of Canterbury in a service at Southwark Cathedral recently. Five members of the CSMV Community were invited to the ceremony, which saw the former... read more

Sister Bridget Mary’s chisels bring new life to stone

Artist Nicholas Mynheer has started work in his garden on three large blocks of English limestone taken from a quarry near Bath. By September he will have chiselled and worked the blocks into a slightly-larger-than-life size sculpture of a working Mother holding up... read more

Epiphany Carols

The choir from Wantage Parish Church will be presenting a programme of carols and readings for the season of Epiphany in St Mary’s Chapel at our Convent in Wantage at 3.30pm on Sunday 26th January. The Sisters warmly invite friends of the Community and local... read more

Visit to Pune

In 1877, four CSMV Sisters set off from Liverpool to travel by ship to India, answering a call from the Bishop of what is now Mumbai to help him in Poona (now Pune). Over the next 100 years many Sisters answered the call to serve God among the people of Pune, founding... read more

Restoring glory

A 14th century painting of the Madonna and Child with God the Father and two angels is currently in the expert hands of restorers The Italian work was donated to the Sisters as a legacy. Sadly, the painting has seen better days and was not helped by a poor quality... read more

Jane Marett retires after 11 years

In December Jane Marett retired from the Bursary after 11 years of service and Naomi Miles joined as the new Bursary Clerk. Jane had been a thread of continuity through much change in the Bursary and the administration of the Convent generally, and her farewell... read more