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Covid-19 Coronavirus

The continuing spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus is a concern for all of us.  It highlights our interdependence and how much we easily take for granted in our daily lives.  Those with the virus and those caring for them are very much in our prayers.  As the... read more

A sculptor’s inspiration

Artist Nicholas Mynheer is working on a striking new larger-than-life-size sculpture of Mary and the Christ-child. The finished piece will be the centrepiece of the current refurbishment work at St Mary’s Convent in Wantage. The design depicts a working mother holding... read more

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