In Spiritual Family

In Spiritual Family

Total gift to the Lord

Total gift to the Lord

 "All is grace", the words that sustained Sister Clémentine TAPSOBA in her consecration. On Saturday 30 September 2023, in the parish of Saint Joseph Mukassa in Koudougou, Burkina Faso, Sr Clémentine TAPSOBA, Daughter of the Holy Spirit, will celebrate her perpetual...

In Burkina Faso: New year assembly

In Burkina Faso: New year assembly

From Saturday 8 to Sunday 10 September 2023, the Bagane community in Diébougou, Burkina Faso, held its first assembly of the year. We began this time of searching for our orientation for the pastoral year with a prayer of adoration followed by the opening words of...

The joy of following Christ

The joy of following Christ

On Saturday 2 September 2023, in the chapel of the Vice-Provincial House of the Daughters of the Holy Spirit in Cameroon, two young people, Serlette GAOBAWAÏ, from the parish of Mandaka in the diocese of Maroua-Mokolo and Christine MAÏDOKLE, from the parish of...

60 years of religious life: thanksgiving

60 years of religious life: thanksgiving

30 August 2023 marked exactly 60 years of religious life for Sister Juliette Houdemont. Juliette was professed on 30 August 1963, along with Paulette, Marie, Sophie and Paule Agnès. A Mass of thanksgiving was celebrated in the church of Saint Martin du Champy in...

Chile: Associates meetings

Chile: Associates meetings

In Antofagasta On 27 August 2023, at nine o'clock in the morning, we met at the house of Don Oriones in the city of Antofagasta - Chile.  What a joy it was to meet up again with my dear ESF group, and even more so with some of my associate sisters whom I hadn't seen...

28 August 1923… 28 August 2023!

28 August 1923… 28 August 2023!

On this last Monday in August, in Saint-Brieuc - in Brittany, France - the communities of the Mother House, the older sisters and some residents of the "Jeanne Guernion" retirement home, gathered around SISTER DENISE DURAND to give thanks on HER HUNDRED YEAR...

Stay – “Fraternity lived in communities”

Stay – “Fraternity lived in communities”

After our retreat at l'Île Blanche - the Welcome House in Brittany - we, young sisters of the Daughters of the Holy Spirit who had come to France from other countries, were sent in pairs - for the most part - to communities (Brest, Concarneau, Elven, Le Conquet,...

With the Trinity, discovering the Hidden Sources

With the Trinity, discovering the Hidden Sources

We, the young "Daughters of the Holy Spirit" nuns who had come to France to discover the Sources of the Congregation, began our retreat on 15 August 2023, a special day in the Catholic Church throughout the world on the solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed...

Pilgrimage to the Sources: an experience of a lifetime…

Pilgrimage to the Sources: an experience of a lifetime…

The “Pilgrimage to the Sources” began with the symbolic prayer of invocation to the Holy Spirit to help us to be attentive and receptive in what we are about to discover of the origins of our Founders and on how they lived, prayed, worked, and served the people of...

In memory of …

POULOUIN Noëlle

POULOUIN Noëlle

Name of religious: sister Pierre Anne-Marie Year of religious profession: 1952 Birth place: Tréguidel (22) Age: 90 years Date and place of death: Thursday 2 November 2023 at the Maison-Mère Retirement Home Community in Saint-Brieuc Date and place of funeral: Monday 6...

THETIOT Anne-Marie

THETIOT Anne-Marie

Name of religious sister: Anne Thérèse Year of religious profession: 1950 Birth place: Ruffiac (56) Age: 93 years Date and place of death: Sunday 22 October 2023 at the Maison de Retraite Ker-Anna/Lann Eol in Sainte-Anne d'Auray Date and place of funeral: Thursday 26...

LANDREIN Jeanne

LANDREIN Jeanne

Name of religious sister: André Marie de Jésus Year of religious profession: 1954 Birth place: Pont-Aven (29) Age: 96 years Date and place of death: Wednesday 18 October 2023 at the Maison de Retraite Ker-Anna/Lann Eol in Sainte-Anne d'Auray Date and place of funeral:...

EVARISTE Gisèle

EVARISTE Gisèle

Name of religious sister: Marie Elisabeth de Jésus Year of religious profession: 1951 Birth place: CAST (29) Age: 92 years Date and place of death: Sunday 15 October at Hôpital de Quimper Date and place of funeral: Wednesday 18 October 2023 at 10:30 in Pluguffan Her...

TAVERSON Thérèse

TAVERSON Thérèse

Name of religious sister : Thérèse Marie de la Croix Year of religious profession: 1953 Birth place: Questembert (56) Age: 90 years Date of death: Thursday 5 October Date and place of funeral: Tuesday 10 October 2023 at 14h30, in Sainte-Anne d'Auray. Her main...

JOURDAIN Jeanne

JOURDAIN Jeanne

Name in religious life: Sister Marie-Paule Year of profession: 1943 Age: 98 ans years old Born in Varaville (14) Date of death: Thursday 5 October in Briouze Date and place of the funeral: Monday 9 October 2023 at 2.30 pm, in the church of Briouze Her main obediences:...

HANRAHAN Mary

HANRAHAN Mary

Sister's name: Sister Ann Philomena Year of profession: 1954 Age: 90 years old Born in Kilbaha, Moyvane, Co. Kerry, IRELAND 12.12.1932 Date and place of the funeral: Date to be arranged Community: Burlington Hall Her principal obediences and places of ministry were: -...

LE ROUX Jeanne

LE ROUX Jeanne

Name of religious sister: Paule Christine Year of religious profession: 1955 Birthplace: Plouvorn (29) Age: 88 ans Date and place of her funeral: Friday 29 september 2023 at 14h30, at the church of Saint Houardon in Landerneau. His main obediences were: Paris -...

DURAND Julienne

DURAND Julienne

Year of profession: 1953 Age: 96 years old Born in Saint-Aubain-Fosse-Louvain (53) Date and place of the funeral: Wednesday 27 September 2023 at 2.30pm, in Briouze. Her main obediences: Renazé - Chanu - La Ferté-Macé - Chartres -...

COPY Marie-Thérèse

COPY Marie-Thérèse

Name of religious sister: Marie Joseph du Divin Coeur Year of religious profession: 1961 Birthplace: Plouguin (29) Age: 93 ans Date and place of her funeral: Thursday 21 September 2023 at 2.30pm, in Plestin-les-Grèves, His main obediences were: Saint-Meen -...