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06/09/2019
Calendar The Season of Creation calendar has been revised to make it more international and ecumenical in character and more adaptable to the calendar expectations of different countries and traditions. Each community and country is; of course, free to modify this calendar so that it fits the dates... Read more
06/09/2019
“I pray that image and likeness of God in each person will enable us to acknowledge one another as sacred gifts endowed with immense dignity.” (Message from World Day of Peace, Pope Francis 2017) At the beginning of August, the Cardinal of our Diocese had invited all the Catholics in Bordeaux to... Read more
11/07/2019
Responding to the need for the formation of formators, the UISG (Union of International Superiors General) organized a five-month programme in Rome from February to June 2019. Three of our Sisters from Pakistan, India, and Sri Lanka, who participated in this, share their experience. Parveen... Read more
05/07/2019
Our one-month mobile Pilot project “UPLIFT GIRL CHILD” came to its end on 29 June 2019. We were glad to have this function on this day as a gift to our Dear Good Father Venerable Peter Bienvenu Noailles recalling his Feast Day. Every experience was an excitement…….They made us to be conscious of... Read more
05/07/2019
To speak of the Good Father is to evoke dreams... Dreams and dreams again... whose realization is in time... a time sometimes long but, for God, "a thousand years are like one day..." "Every year, the sisters celebrated the feast of St. Peter by offering him small gifts, objects that were supposed... Read more
28/06/2019
"Rethink and update the discernment process for the vocation of God Alone" In accordance with the above call – 2014 Chapter, the team members; Áine HAYDE Colleen MOORE, Sile McGowan and Ana Maria ALCALDE (our superior General) are meeting here in Rome, revising the process of discernment for the... Read more
28/06/2019
The international bursars’ session came to a close on 21 June 2019. The conclusion of the session featured some practical points addressed by Malinie Jayamanne the general Bursar, and the presenting of the calls heard by the participants during the session. These were read out in the 3 languages... Read more
28/06/2019
This Trinity Sunday (16/06/2019), was a special day for us as members of Pierre Bienvenu Noailles’ Family as we celebrate the 199th anniversary of the birth of our Foundation. Besides, it is the opening of our bicentenary (200) Jubilee year an event which will be celebrated in 2020. At the... Read more
28/06/2019
The Holy Family Sisters came to Livingston in August 1976. Holy Family Lay Members began after the arrival of Sr Patricia O’Hara, who joined the Livingston Community in Scotland in 1991, having spent many happy years in Wrexham. There, she had built up a very enthusiastic group of Lay Members, whom... Read more
17/04/2019
“Trafficking seriously damages humanity as a whole, tearing apart the human family as well as the Body of Christ”. (Pope Francis) “Talitha Kum networks” who work globally to end Human Trafficking organized a conference in Rome. Nearly 200 members, including Bishops, priests, men and women religious... Read more
27/03/2019
The EGC participants in Rome were very happy to give a warm welcome to Densilla James the Unit Leader of Pakistan, who joined them 3 days into the journey due to her delayed visa. After sharing their thoughts of the previous day Matthieu began the day by explaining to the participants – ‘what it... Read more
21/03/2019
For the second time in just over a year, the Unit Leaders, Vicariate Council members, and General Leadership Team members gathered once again in Rome. On the morning of March 20th, 27 of them (Densilla from Pakistan was not there), embarked together on this special 12-day 2019 EGC journey, full of... Read more
06/03/2019
The opening of the Novitiate, the installation of Dolcita KALEMA as Novice Mistress and the reception of the Pre Novices was taken place on 3 March 2019 in Uganda. It is with great joy and gratitude that we come to share with you how the celebration of the opening of the Novitiate, the installation... Read more
21/02/2019
Sr. Vivian Fernando, HFB from Talitha Kum Philippines participated a seminar that was organized by the Office of Human Development (OHD) of Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences (FABC). 40 participants from 11 Asian countries have gathered in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh from 11 to 17 of February... Read more
07/02/2019
“Together against Human Trafficking!” 8 February 2019 Let us together remember the fifth World Day of Prayer and Reflection against Human Trafficking. Prayer: St. Josephine Bakhita, you were sold into slavery as a child and endured untold hardship and suffering. Once liberated from your physical... Read more
09/01/2019
Almost 30 sisters from Britain and Ireland gathered at Provincial House, Aberdare, on 1 December 2018, for the inauguration of the new Leadership Team consisting of Sr. Catherine Lavery (Unit Leader), Srs. Claire McGrath, Margaret Muldoon, Lucilla Bonaventhoor and Maria Crowley. Service,... Read more
14/12/2018
A new insertion among older people in Azalea gardens, Pietermaritzburg (South Africa) Just being here is already a Ministry of PRESENCE, a new experience, not only for us as Sisters, but also for those in our Complex. We moved in here to Azalea Gardens on 23 July 2018. The Azaleas were in full... Read more
30/11/2018
On Wednesday 28 November, Micheline and Kumudinie participated in the Annual General Assembly of the Solidarity with South Sudan. It was a very special event as the celebration marked the 10 th anniversary of its journey. It was a day of listening and sharing, being touched by and in solidarity... Read more
29/11/2018
Something more to know about the Holy Family of Bordeaux in Lesotho: Click here to read moreRead more
22/11/2018
On 21 November 2018, a new dawn for the Italian Sisters. Italy which earlier had been a Province, had become part of the European Reseau, together with France and Belgium since 2006. Turning a new page in its journey, Italy became again a separate Unit and was officially erected on this day. The... Read more