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Saints for November

Venerable Mary Potter (1847-1913) Mary Potter was born in Bermondsey, Surrey. Her mother, a recent convert, had her baptised despite the objections of her father, who left the family of five children shortly afterwards, never to be seen in their lives again. The household moved in 1865 to Southsea, where Mary made the acquaintance of […]

Little Company of Mary celebrates Centenary of the death of Foundress

Tribute to Venerable Mary Potter by Sr Mary Scanlon LCM In the early evening of 9th April 1913, Mary Potter, founder of the Little Company of Mary, died at Calvary, Rome. It was not an uncommon dying. There was no struggle, no agony. According to eye witnesses, “she gave a small cry and went to […]