DHS “Walk justly with our god” and millions of others. On Saturday, January 21st the whole world seemed to rally under a united banner to advance the cause of justice and to protect basic human/women’s rights. Marches in Paris, London, Sidney, etc., underscored the seriousness of this purpose and the involvement of millions of people around
At the start of the New Year, we want to express our best wishes of peace, happiness, health to each one and give you a few echoes from Mbang, a village situated in the eastern region of Cameroon. At Ste Bernadette health centre, we are four registered nurses whom a lab assistant has joined since the weight of the work is getting heavier and heavier and with more and more papers to be registered. We continue
This was the 5th time -an event which takes place every second year- that the local pastoral youth movement around Ploërmel, at the very heart of Brittany, France, enacted a living Christmas crib. This year, it was on Saturday 10 December at Loyat… as at Bethlehem 2000 years ago. Lots of people answered to the invitation: the church was crowded with 500 people or so! This year, the Pastoral (...)
I have been privileged to be a member of the team who accompanied Noël up to his ordination as a permanent deacon, and his wife Liliane. They have five children of their own and have adopted a little niece at the age of 5. Noël was ordained deacon on 22 October 2016. I got to know Noël through sport when I arrived at Nanterre, a town situated in the western suburbs of Paris. He was a (...)
On Sunday 25 September 2016, the Daughters of the Holy Spirit were invited by the town council of Le Cellier, a town situated to the West of France, not far from Nantes, to take part in an impressive celebration: a representative of the Israeli Embassy was to award the Medal and Certificate of honor -the highest distinction used by the State of Israel- to four members of a local family, three of them posthumously.
The Cameroon Associates’ General Assembly took place at Lara, on 18 February 2017; were present Sister Pauline Maïssenso, the vice-provincial and the DHS councilors of the different groups. Like every year, there were a great number of participants. Unfortunately Sr Catherine Mamma, in charge of the Associates program, was not able to come because of health problems. The unfolding of the debates was led by Robert Foba, an Associate from Maroua, together with
Back from a session on "the media", organized by CORREF, the Conference for religious men and women in France, which took place in Paris on 11-12 February 2017, I hastened, as I often do, to go and see what was on, on the site of our Congregation: 2809 pages of our site had been visited on 10/02 by 2677 computers and 1361 pages by (...)
On 7 February 2007, that is 10 years ago this very day, sister Marie-Hélène Le Bihan departed this world, and joined the House of God our Father, after dedicating herself totally at the service of her Lord. Like Abraham, she had left her family, her country for a foreign land, and put herself at the service of our Cameroon Vice-Province; in our midst, Marie Hélène
Together for a renewed solidarity. Like the water in a river, life is in perpetual movement. Sometimes, it takes its time; it stops for a while. It is put to sleep for a moment, regains its strength, measures the progress made, readjusts things and promotes another way of being and doing, more in keeping with its time and its history.