Into the world

Operation “Green Sahel

Operation “Green Sahel

The morning of 6 July 2024 was a special day for us Daughters of the Holy Spirit from the Maroua communities (Galdima, Djarengol and Makabaye neighbourhoods) in Cameroon, known as "Reforestation Day". We and a few friends were on hand to reforest our plot of land in...

I declare the Olympic Games open!

I declare the Olympic Games open!

In Elven, a French commune located in the Morbihan department in the Brittany region, the community of the Daughters of the Holy Spirit - 14 sisters - undertook to inaugurate the great event of the Olympic Games, which will be celebrated in Paris from 26 July to 11...

A great final!

A great final!

On Wednesday June 12, 2024, in Maroua - the capital of the Far North region of Cameroon - many people came to the "Jeannette Horbaïta" Center to share the joy of young girls who had reached the end of their training. To ensure the success of this annual event,...

With young people: glimpses of commitments

With young people: glimpses of commitments

Marie-Madeleine and I, Juliette, both from the community of Noisy-le-Grand, a town about twenty kilometres from Paris, were invited to take part on 24 and 25 June in two days organised by the Ensemble Scolaire Françoise Cabrini, a private Catholic school under...

“To our dear neighbours

“To our dear neighbours

When we received the post that day, an address caught our eye: "To our dear neighbours"! We could immediately guess where it was coming from: it was the "Ecole Catholique Chanteclair", in Trégueux, a commune near the town of Saint-Brieuc, in the Brittany region of...

With the people of Chad, reread…

With the people of Chad, reread…

To mark the 70th anniversary of the presence of the Daughters of the Holy Spirit in Cameroon, several activities are planned, including a return to all the communities and parishes where they have lived. With this in mind, sisters Simone, Alice, myself, Julienne, and...

Huelgoat: the departure of the Sisters

Huelgoat: the departure of the Sisters

On 1 June 2024, the eve of the Feast of the Blessed Sacrament, the parish community gathered for a Eucharist of thanks and goodbye to the Sisters of Huelgoat - a French commune in the Finistère department in the Brittany region-.  A number of Daughters of the Holy...

Nigeria. Pentecost rally for young people

Nigeria. Pentecost rally for young people

From 17 to 18 May 2024, the Catholic Diocese of Osogbo, Nigeria, organised a Pentecost Rally and Youth Day for all the young people of the diocese, on the theme: The Holy Spirit, strength of youth. The programme included a procession, recitation of the rosary, a...

In Briouze: Residence Notre-Dame

In Briouze: Residence Notre-Dame

The 4 days I spent in Briouze, at the rue des Joncherets Community -see previous article: "Festive celebration in Briouze"- enabled me to witness the daily life and share in prayer with the 3 sisters currently at the Notre-Dame residence: Irène, Angèle and Bernadette;...

Cameroon: 70 years of the presence of the DHS

Cameroon: 70 years of the presence of the DHS

April 1954-April 2024: 70 years of the presence of the Daughters of the Holy Spirit in Cameroon. "The Spirit of the Lord is upon me... he has sent me to bring good news to the poor..." (Luke 4:18).On Sunday 14 April 2024, to mark these years of life given and received...