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28/02/2022
Humanity is afraid to die. The fear of death is inherited, but the global health crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic has given our contemporaries a very vivid awareness of human fragility, radicality and general questioning and reassessment. It is quite clear that "The Covid-19 virus has... Read more
24/01/2022
Once every three months, each one of us taking turns to host the meeting and plan the day with topics for study and discussion, such as the fascinating New Story of the Universe and other I was delighted when Sr. Áine asked me to contribute an article for the Unit Newsletter Family Links. During my... Read more
24/01/2022
The committee that has been working on the experience of synodal journey within the Holy Family, met via zoom on 21 January 2022. This was in preparation for the forthcoming Synod. The members from the different vocations - from Latin America, Spain, Congo, South Africa and Philippines shared their... Read more
12/12/2021
The fragrance of our charism of communion is Spreading in the soil of Rwanda “Go forward there is nothing that can stop you.” PBN According to the words of our Good Father, the sisters of Rushaki community took the initiative to begin the group of our Holy Family Lay Associates in 2013. Sr... Read more
15/11/2021
In response to the Chapter’s call to work on our relationships in community, we the Overport community decided to spend a week together in the Drakensberg mountains, giving us time to reflect on and share on the questions on community life while spending some quality time relaxing and enjoying the... Read more
15/11/2021
In your Spirit, gather us, In your Spirit open our hearts , In your Spirit, O God, Guide and direct our path This was our prayer as the Capitulants, led by the Chapter Facilitator, Matthieu Daum, entered into a Zoom meeting on November 12. “Memories connect us” was one phrase in the prayer – and... Read more
05/11/2021
On the afternoon of Tuesday 21st September 2021 the community of Pietermartzburg had a Rosebush planting celebration as part of our journey towards being a transformative community and also to respond to the invitation to celebrate 1st September to 4th October - The Season of Creation. It was a... Read more
20/09/2021
Heartfelt gratitude for God’s blessings Lord, it is good to give you thanks. With joy and Gratitude, we remembered on the 14th July 2021, the 25 Years’ Journey of the Holy Family Life and Ministry in Matatag Community in Manila and our presence in Barangay Pinyahan. It was a day of remembrance to... Read more
13/07/2021
Youth of the Holy Family in Colombo took the lead to celebrate the Patronal Feast of Good Father with the Family. The Covid -19 pandemic has been keeping apart the members of the Noailles Family, without any opportunities of meeting up physically. Children, youth, adults, priests and even the... Read more
25/06/2021
The Holy Family remained in Alcalá la Real for 48 years, from 1972 to 2020. The religious community was closed in November. Today, the presence of the Holy Family continues through the Lay Vocation, with a large group of committed Lay Associates. On Friday 18 June, they accompanied the community of... Read more
30/04/2021
MALAWI On the 11 th of January 2021, we began our 6 th ‘Uplift the Girl Child’ Training Process in Mthasewe, one of the centers in Benga Parish. It is here that we began our first training program two years ago, that we really, practically learned the culture and the needs of the girls. The first... Read more
12/04/2021
“Growth of a mustard seed”: A reflective looking back of working with members of the Family of Pierre Bienvenu Noailles, and others, during the Pandemic. The ways of God are very mysterious! One can lose hope, faith and energy in knocking on doors that seem very unyielding as regards ministry in... Read more
05/03/2021
With the JRS supporting asylum seekers Phone Support Due to the restrictions of the Pandemic the usual JRS activities were suspended leaving our refugee friends without what was a vital support and lifeline for many. Their sense of isolation increased as did their struggle to survive, since they... Read more
26/02/2021
Marathon prayer rally against global human trafficking & our solidarity action in the Philippines H uman Trafficking is a global problem affecting people at all ages. It is subjecting people to forced labor for little or no pay. Human trafficking as defined is a form of slavery involving the... Read more
08/02/2021
The idea of changing the logo for our Information Communication Service began during our last Information Communication meeting, held in May 2018 in Rome. A logo has to make an impression; it should be deceptively simple, and instantly recognizable. Therefore, we decided to take our inspiration... Read more
22/01/2021
It is common in the beginning of the year to greet each other with “happy new year” I believe it is to express our best wishes for the year. How do I even begin to wish a blessed, happy or joyous year to anyone when people are dying in a search for a better life! Caledon River (Mohokare) which... Read more
24/12/2020
Dear all, We are preparing to welcome and celebrate the GOOD NEWS for this year and for all time: In Jesus, God has revealed his intimate love for humanity and for all creation. The prophet tells us: “The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who lived in a land of deep... Read more
18/12/2020
Since the first Papal Approbation of the Constitutions of the Holy Family, dated Dec 18, 1903, reaffirmed in 1988, it has been a tradition that we renew our Vows on that date… What is the significance of this gesture? Does it mean much to those of us who are already “perpetually professed”, or to... Read more
09/12/2020
When the whole world is caught up in pandemic, stand still and locked down…..In Malawi….. one of the poorest country…. On the 26 th of October we began our 5 th ‘Uplift Girl Child’ Training programme at Chikowa , one of the centers of Benga Parish . Continue Reading ... https://... Read more
26/11/2020
Rome, 25th November Dear Sisters, I write to inform you that yesterday in Pau, (France) our dear Sister Marie-Paule CHAUVIN entered eternal life. Many of us knew her personally, but for those who did not, Sister Thérèse Segretain (Provincial of the France-Belgium Network) shares the following... Read more