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RARE PHOTOGRAPHS

OF

Venerable Margaret Sinclair:

Sister Mary Francis of the Five Wounds


 




Margaret Sinclair

Sister Mary Francis of the Five Wounds - Margaret Sinclair

(1900 - 1925)

From Poverty

to the Factory Floor

to the Gates of Sanctity

 

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“ ... a Humble Little Violet ...”


Margaret Sinclair: The Little Violet

 

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Margaret Sinclair as a child

Margaret Sinclair
as a child
 

Margaret Sinclair at 15

Margaret Sinclair
at 15

 

 

Margaret at 16

Margaret at 16

 

Margaret Sinclair as a young woman

Margaret


Book Cover 1927
 

Margaret Sinclair with her father and sister

Margaret with her father and sister

 

 

Margaret Sinclair sitting with coat and hat

Margaret  Sitting
 

 

Margaret prior to becoming a Poor Clare Nun

Margaret prior to becoming
a Poor Clare Nun

 

Margaret Sinclair

Margaret

 

Sister Mary Francis
of the Five Wounds.
Margaret Sinclair
becomes a Poor Clare Nun
 

Margaret Sinclair on her deathbed

Sister Mary Francis
... on her deathbed

Margaret's altar and bed

Margaret's Altar and bed

 

 

St. Patrick's Church where Margaret was Baptised and received First Holy Communion

St. Patrick's Church
where Margaret was Baptised
and received First Holy Communion
 


 

St. Patrick's Church
today
 



Blackfriars Street, then and today
Church of the Sacred Heart

Church of the Sacred Heart
 in Lauriston

St. Anne's Parish School

 

St. Anne's School
and Playground

 

St. Anne's Parish School
another view

 

St. Cuthbert's Church
where Margaret would spend
her dinner hour

 

 

St. Cuthbert's Church
side door

 

 

St. Cuthbert's Church
today

 



Cottage at Roswell
 

Robertson Avenue
where Margaret worked

 

Marillac Sanatorium at Warley

Marillac Sanatorium
at Warley


 

Another view of Marillac Sanitorium

Another view of
Marillac Sanatorium

 

 

Margaret Sinclair's Grave at Kensal Green Cemetery

Margaret's Grave
at Kensal Green Cemetery
 

Kensal Green
Catholic Cemetery

 

Margaret's Tomb at Mount Vernon Cemetary

Margaret's Tomb
at Mount Vernon Cemetery

 

 



Margaret's sister
Bella

 

 

“Sister Mary Francis, are you smiling at the angels?

“Perhaps” ,
she answered in her calm, reserved way.

Then I said, "Did you ever see Our Blessed Lady?

“Yes, Sister”, she answered.

 

 

Margaret Sinclair: The Little Violet

Venerable Margaret Sinclair ...

“ ... a humble Little Violet”

 

The images above are from an original copy of the book “Margaret Sinclair", by F.A. Forbes
London: Sands & Co., preserved at Ty Mam Duw Poor Clare Colettine Monastery in Wales, Great Britain
and are reproduced here with deep gratitude toward them.

Her cloak and Rosary remains in their possession

 

 

 


 

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