The future of the Association of the Holy Family of Bordeaux a challenge to move forward prophetically as we celebrate our 203rd foundation anniversary on Trinity Sunday 2023 203 Years of existence as a Family is a Miracle that calls for a fitting celebration by the Family of Pierre Bienvenu... Read more
Dear sisters and brothers, I greet you on this Easter with these words of Pope Francis. May the joy and peace of the Risen Jesus be in your hearts. “How beautiful is a Church that can run this way through the streets of our world! Without fear, without schemes and stratagems, but solely with the... Read more
Lent is a most important time for all of us as we reflect on the sacrificial love of our redeemer on the Cross. A grace-filled time is given to us to journey with ourselves and experience Jesus’ companionship in our life journey. Jesus’ mission is to bring the scattered children into one family,... Read more
The heart’s aim of women religious is to express their charism by demonstrating God’s love through acts of service in SRI LANKA. We 9 participants from women religious congregations gathered together, as one body at NayakaKanda, Good Shepherd Convent, Wattala, Colombo, on 27th morning during the... Read more
On 1 February 2023, we had the profound joy of participating in the Eucharist celebrated by Pope Francis on the occasion of his visit to the DRC. The deep desire we had was to listen to him and to be blessed by the successor of Peter. In this context of wars, killings, injustice and multiform... Read more
Meditating on the testimony of those who were present during the Eucharistic Miracle, we too can feel the astonishment, the wonder and the joy at this manifestation of the Lord Jesus. At a time when the Good Father's work was beginning to take shape, he and his first daughters were wondering about... Read more
I would like to begin by thanking Sister Micheline Kenda for the initiative to celebrate the 25 years of the presence of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Bordeaux in Rwanda. Celebrating the silver jubilee of lives given and received is to acknowledge the presence of the unconditional Love of God... Read more
When we pause for a moment to think critically about our celebrations, we realize that many of them are related to our customs and traditions, with variations according to cultures, religions and the various situations on our planet. All of them, however, agreed upon by historical and social... Read more
Now is a favourable time to take a closer look at our life-models, the Holy Family of Nazareth. Who were they? They lived like the other families in the town of Nazareth. I imagine that they lived with simplicity and kindness... Mary: woman of unshakable faith in God, attentive neighbour, joyful... Read more
A great king is born as a little child! The wise men come from afar to worship and pay homage to him. Even though lying in a manger, he reigns over heaven and earth. Christmas celebrates the joyful and extraordinary event of the Son of God being born of the Blessed Virgin Mary, coming to live among... Read more
The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who lived in a land of deep darkness—on them light has shone. (Is 9:2) “Do not be afraid, for see, I am bringing you good news of great joy for all the people: 11 to you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, who is Christ... Read more
The Sablonat community is celebrating... celebrating life, and what a life! Up to the brim! Thank you Lucienne, because on this day, you gave us reasons to sing to life, to sing to love. This love was imprinted on your face as you passed from table to table to say THANK YOU This love was evident in... Read more
The rapid growth in science and technology affects people’s thinking, morality and especially their spirituality. There is a need to change the strategies of evangelisation according to the needs of the time. The Synod is one of those strategies. In 2015 Pope Francis spoke of a Synodal Church as a... Read more
We, the community of the Holy Family Novitiate in Idiofa, have undertaken the manual production of toilet soap made from the plants of Hyssop and Aloe Vera. This initiative is the fruit of our listening and closeness to our people, a response that we want to give to their cries and concerns. The... Read more
"New beginning" is part of the evolution of our Holy Family's history, part of the evolutionary history of the Universe, where, as we know, every ending is at the same time a new beginning... On 1st November 2022, the Generalate community rejoiced with the double celebrations; All Saints Day, and... Read more
The closing of the 2022 Assembly of the Secular Institute took place on July 26th 2022. Many PBN Family members joined for the Closing Celebration. Maria Dolores Pérez Plé, the outgoing General Leader, presented the new Leader, Councillors, and Substitutes to the participants. She handed over to... Read more
To speak and write about the Holy Family Pilgrimage is to go back almost thirty years. It is to rediscover the purpose and the witness and the people who set it in motion. It is to remember those who left for a better world and who had great faith and devotion to the Holy Family. Two important... Read more
The 7th Holy Family Vicariate Chapter of the Contemplatives: July 1–10, 2022 Sr. Ana Maria Alcalde, Superior General, is participating in the Chapter, and gave the opening talk. The facilitator is Fr. Johannes GORANTLA, OCD. During the Chapter, the official elections for the Vicariate Leadership... Read more
“The joys and the hopes, the griefs and the anxieties of the people of this age, especially those who are poor or in any way afflicted, these are the joys and hopes, the griefs and anxieties of the followers of Christ.” (GS 1) and we, as the Holy Family in Spain, have felt called to help our... Read more
“When something new happens, there is turmoil, disturbance, concern and joy. With some movements the person adapts slowly, which follows a profound interior silence” … On 1st May, the feast of St. Joseph the Worker, there was a special prayer of thanksgiving and welcome at the Generalate for Sr... Read more