Daughters of the Holy Spirit

We are an international Catholic religious congregation, moved by the Spirit of Jesus at work in the world.
As a spiritual family and with others, we seek to respond to the needs of the peoples among whom we live.

Marie Balavenne

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End of School Year Celebration

End of School Year Celebration

At the end of each school year, the school celebrates the graduation of Primary 6 students who are entering secondary school and Nursey 2 students who are moving on to primary school. This year 2021/2022, the ceremony at Maryland Catholic Nursery/Primary School,...

Experience in the heart of an EHPAD

Experience in the heart of an EHPAD

Today, 29 July 2022, a day of joy in Plestin-les-Grèves: we are celebrating Anne Galliou's birthday and what a birthday it is! Anne is one hundred years old!  For this occasion, the cook has prepared a magnificent cake for her. Standing up, accompanied by...

Reception of eleven novices

Reception of eleven novices

A memorable event when eleven young women were received as novices into the Congregation of the Daughters of the Holy Spirit at the Novitiate in Ilesa, Osun State, NIGERIA, on Wednesday 27 July 2022:  Agatha Akhare, Bridget Anyam, Callista Arji, Maryann Benson,...

In Spiritual Family

News from the Spirutal Family

End of School Year Celebration

End of School Year Celebration

At the end of each school year, the school celebrates the graduation of Primary 6 students who are entering secondary school and Nursey 2 students who are moving on to primary school. This year 2021/2022, the ceremony at Maryland Catholic Nursery/Primary School,...

Reception of eleven novices

Reception of eleven novices

A memorable event when eleven young women were received as novices into the Congregation of the Daughters of the Holy Spirit at the Novitiate in Ilesa, Osun State, NIGERIA, on Wednesday 27 July 2022:  Agatha Akhare, Bridget Anyam, Callista Arji, Maryann Benson,...

Seven new Daughters of the Holy Spirit

Seven new Daughters of the Holy Spirit

 On 22 July 2022, the novitiate community welcomed guests from all over the country for the first profession of vows. It was a special day in the life of the Daughters of the Holy Spirit congregation as the Vice-Province of Nigeria celebrated the first profession...

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Justice and solidarity

In connection with the charism of the congregation, find our main actions “Justice and solidarity”.

Young people in search of consecrated religious life

Young people in search of consecrated religious life

From 20 to 25 July 2022, in the community of Koudougou, BURKINA FASO, 17 girls from the 3rd to the final year of secondary school met to reflect and exchange on: "Hearing the cry of the poor and responding to God's call". They were accompanied by sisters Fatoumata DA,...

Making the cry our own…

Making the cry our own…

"We must hear the cry of the poor and make it our own...." This is one of the Orientations of our recent General Chapter. So when the Mayor of Le Conquet - a town in Finistère, Brittany, France - came to ask us to welcome a Ukrainian family to our holiday Guest House,...

A certificate that opens up a future…

A certificate that opens up a future…

How do you make a young girl who is in the process of growing up and seeking to develop outside her family environment happy? How can we make her hope for a better future when she has not had the chance, in this world today, to finish primary school? The Centre de...

CAMEROON

CAMEROON

Construction of a Saré in Doukoula The Community of the Daughters of the Holy Spirit has been established in Doukoula since 1954. Working for the education of children and in particular young girls, the Sisters have sought to facilitate access to school for the most...

NIGERIA

NIGERIA

Ilogbo - Purchase of materials to promote fish farming The Congregation of the Daughters of the Holy Spirit in Nigeria has been engaged in fish farming for the past few years in order to provide access to protein products, employment opportunities and to improve the...

BURKINA FASO

BURKINA FASO

Construction of a chicken coop in Bondigui The community of the Daughters of the Holy Spirit was established in Bondigui, in the Parish of St. John the Evangelist in Phariyago, in 2006. Bondigui is a village with a majority of animists. To communicate with their god,...

Into the World

The congregation listens to the “cry of the earth and the poor”

Experience in the heart of an EHPAD

Experience in the heart of an EHPAD

Today, 29 July 2022, a day of joy in Plestin-les-Grèves: we are celebrating Anne Galliou's birthday and what a birthday it is! Anne is one hundred years old!  For this occasion, the cook has prepared a magnificent cake for her. Standing up, accompanied by...

Moving forward with the Laudato Si’ action platform

Moving forward with the Laudato Si’ action platform

The discussion on Laudato Si' continues with "Moving forward with the Laudato Si' programme". This webinar began by acknowledging the suffering caused by climate change, highlighting the impact on the Philippines. A thoughtful presentation on the usefulness of the...

“I love you”

“I love you”

At the end of this year 2021, as every year at the same time, the entrance hall of our building has been enriched with a magnificent fresco: a very colourful landscape crossed by paths, in the image of the many roads of encounters that connect us. Words in many...