New family of chickens at Hilfield

Our new family of Hilfield chickens are sitting in their tree surveying all before them.

2 new Christmas cards now available in our shop, 1 featuring Clarissa our Hilfield cow. Phone 01300 341345 or email

An Advent Quiet Day on Saturday 1st December 2018

Our 2019 Hilfield Friary Calendar is now on sale!

Rest in Peace Br Giles SSF

Please pray for the soul of Br Giles SSF who died on Sunday 19th August 2018 in Dorset County Hospital.  May he rest in peace and rise in glory.

Br Giles’ Requiem Mass and burial was held at Hilfield Friary on Thursday 30th August 2018.  It was a wonderful celebration of Br Giles’ life.

Franciscans worldwide films

There are some great films about Franciscans all over the world made by Br Christopher John our Minister General SSF.  Take a look:


SHARES has a new website

We now have our own website – see

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