• In the church, ”become all things to all people”

    In the church ”become all things to all people” (1 cor.9:19-24). This reference summarizes my experience as a teacher of Catholic Social teaching CST (0ctober 2018- February 2019),Ibadan -Nigeria-...

  • The Synod of Bishops on youth

    Pope Francis sent a letter to those young people attending the Synod. He wrote: “My dear Young People, I am pleased to announce that in October 2018, the synod of bishops will meet to treat the topic "Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment".

  • Christy: "angel" rescued

    Life, at a time like this in our country, especially for a family of humble background, could indeed be a difficult one.

  • Happy Independence Day !

    “Marie Balavenne” Catholic College, at Ilogbo -Ogun State-, celebrating Nigeria at 58 and her various cultures!!!

  • Anniversary of Nigeria Independence

    Nigeria became independent on 1st October 1960,a land rich in culture and blessed with both human and natural resources. The novitiate community as citizens of this beloved country joined the millions of others citizens to celebrate the 58th Anniversary today by chanting the national anthem and reciting the national pledge.

  • The Congress of Ages and Ageing

    At the Nursing Home of the Daughters of the Holy Spirit, in Saint Brieuc, France, where I have been a resident since 2004, I am involved with a group called "CITOYENNAGE"(citizenage), It is a group where the elderly express themselves and professionals listen. The group exists in our Nursing Home since 2013. At the beginning of this year 2018, during our meeting with other institutions, the director told us about the Congress of Ages and Ageing – "Changing our perception and acting on a daily basis"...


  • Joining the caravan which left in 1706...

    "Marie-Pierre, Elisabeth, Marie-Françoise, Annick, Marie-Thérèse are joining the carvan which left in 1706, following Marie Balavenne's footsteps to walk through the Great Plain of hope".

  • My stay in Burkina Faso

    From November 18th, 2018 to January 20th, 2019 I stayed in Burkina Faso. The aim of the trip was to share my knowledge of computers while living a time of internationality in Congregation.

  • Requiem for “Oyinbo-Africa”

    The requiem mass for Sr. Ann TIGHE a noble and humble Daughter of the Holy Spirit was celebrated on the 5th of January, 2019 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Hospital, Ipetumodu at 10am, in Nigeria.... “Sr. Ann TIGHE, for us, daughters of the Holy Spirit who knew and lived with you, you were indeed for us a true daughter of "Marie Balavenne" in the mission. "


 In memory of... 

  • Yvonne FAVE

    Name in religious life: SisterYves Marie --- Date and place of funeral: Monday, February 11, 2019,14:30, in Plestin-les-Grèves.

  • Yvonne BOSNE

    Name in religious life: Sister Saint Léon --- Date and place of funeral: Saturday, February 9, at 14h, in Poligny.

  • Emilienne CEBRON

    Name in religious life: Sister sœur Marie Alice --- Date and place of funeral: Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at 14.30, at the Church of Briouze.

Justice & solidarité

Actions for justice, non-violence and respect for the creation
DHS Solidarity Projects
  • A little drop of water at a time...

    A little drop of water at a time makes the ocean! We continue to count on your moral and generous support for the 2019 projects.

  • Burkina Faso

    In this Centre, the children benefit from assistance with studies, learning to respect the environment, to sow and cultivate vegetables or harvest fruit.


    The "Marie Balavenne" Hostel of the Daughters welcomes young women from different localities, who are coming to pursue studies in various schools and high schools in the area... The buildings and equipment have deteriorated despite upkeep.


    The Centre for the Promotion of Young welcomes young girls and women who are dropouts or are unschooled, with a formation provided over a three year period, to permit them to acquire a real know how-to-do and how-to-be...


    The Centre for Physiotherapy in Ota presently accompanies and supports all sorts of handicapped people. Today, people of all ages receive the assistance they need, without distinction of religion or culture.

  • Other projects...

Filles du Saint-Esprit 15 bd. Sebastopol 35101 Rennes Cedex 2 France

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