HAPPENINGS

  • “What are you looking for?”

    The camp of the DHS Aspirants in Cameroon took place on 10-13 April 2017, bringing together thirteen young girls from Maroua-Mokolo and Yagoua dioceses, accompanied by five Sisters... The basic sharing with the aspirants and theme of the session was “Marie Balavenne, foundress of the Daughters of the Holy Spirit”.

  • The Washington Women’s Walk

    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 the globe.

  • Echoes from Mbang

    A few echoes from Mbang, a village situated in the eastern region of Cameroon...

  • "Emmanuel, God with us…"

    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!

  • Permanent diaconate ordination

    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.

  • "Righteous among the Nations"

    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.

IN THE INTERNATIONAL FAMILY

  • Three weeks later...

    The following days. We went to Medio Mundo, a village further north of Huaura. We visited the districts of San Martin and Santa Cruz, where Simone, Odile and Marité lived...

  • Landing on the Peruvian soil!

    So here we are, it is a week now since we set foot on the Peruvian soil, -Bernadette coming from North Cameroon, Isabelle from France, Pascaline from Burkina Faso, after receiving our mission at Ile Blanche on 15 August…-. So many events have happened ever since. … First at the airport, what a surprise: a group of Associates was waiting for us displaying a beautiful billboard! In the (...)

  • August 2017: Assembly of the Spiritual DHS Family

    On 10 August 2017, 79 delegates coming from the USA, Chile, Peru, England, Wales, from France, Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Sisters, Consecrated Lay women and Associates gathered at Ile breathtakingly beautiful Ile Blanche.

 DHS FAMILY 

 In memory of... 

  • Rita Marie QUINTAL

    Rita Marie QUINTAL --- Name in Religion: Sister Bertha de Jésus --- Date and place of funeral: September 15, 2017 Provincial House in Putnam, CT

Justice & solidarité

Actions for justice, non-violence and respect for the creation
DHS Solidarity Projects
  • FOR A RENEWED SOLIDARITY

    The challenge of maintaining aid and solidarity here in order to support projects over there is always a reality. The projects presented in preceding bulletins are beginning to bear fruit.

  • Burkina Faso

    To restore the chicken coops and construct an adequate and more secure rabbit : 1250 €

  • Nigeria

    To create a solidarity fund to help with the cost of schooling and the purchase of school supplies or books : 4850 €

  • Cameroon

    Acquiring tools for agriculture, kitchen equipment, or sewing equipment, computer equipment : 7250 €

  • Latin America

    1/ Financing the education of the young for a school year : 2000 € / year 2/ Assist in the financing of the formation of the blind : 2150 € / year

  • Other projects...

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