Into the world

“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...

Sowers of hope and peace

Sowers of hope and peace

It's a tradition for the Church: for over half a century, the fourth Sunday after Easter has been dedicated to praying for vocations (married, consecrated and clerics).In his message for the sixty-first World Day of Prayer for Vocations, Pope Francis invited us all to...

Nigeria: 60 years of DHS presence

Nigeria: 60 years of DHS presence

The history of the Congregation of the Daughters of the Holy Spirit in Nigeria dates back to 1964, when four Sisters of the Holy Spirit from England, Sister Yvonne, Sister Albertine, Sister Thérèse PATTY and Sister Veronica HARAHAN, accompanied by Mother BRENDAN from...

In Cameroon, meetings of young sisters

In Cameroon, meetings of young sisters

We, the young sisters of the Daughters of the Holy Spirit, are very grateful to the Congregation for all the moments of formation that it gives us the opportunity to experience among ourselves and with other consecrated persons from the ecclesiastical province of...

Let us quench the hunger and thirst of our people

Let us quench the hunger and thirst of our people

Holy Week is one of the most important religious celebrations in Peru. In Huaura, after the celebrations, the faithful demonstrate their faith through processions, penances and representations of the passion, death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. The...