At 108 years old, since the 6th of November, Sister Yvonne, a resident of the Mother House nursing home, is not only the oldest member of the congregation but also the oldest citizen of the city of Saint Brieuc. It's why she received the joint visit of Madame Diourion, Mayor of the city, and our Bishop Denis Moutel...
A hundred years old Sister at the house of Notre-Dame in Plestin, Brittany. On this morning of the 5th of october, our chapel welcomed Sisters, family, friends, to give thanks and celebrate the God of love, to whom Sister Marie Conan remained faithfull all her life.
Being able to gather all the resident's family for a festive day is a marvellous dream. It is feasible? For the fith time we lived an unforgetable day at the Notre Dame house of Plestin-les-Grèves, city on the edge of the Channel in Brittany, France, September the 16 th, 2017.
On Saturday, January 21st the whole world seemed to rally under a united banner to advance the cause of justice and to protect basic human/women’s rights. Marches in Paris, London, Sidney, etc., underscored the seriousness of this purpose and the involvement of millions of people around the globe.
After the work of the Council itself -the implementation of the orientations of each Province and Vice Province and the current issues, especially those concerning-, the far-off preparation of the General Chapter of 2020- we went on a pilgrimage in the footsteps of the sisters of this country.
After a hectic trip , for some of us (Air France strike), we arrived in Lima where the 2018 Congregation Council is taking place... Since monday afternoon, as expected we are in council.
The sisters of Latin America send you their best wishes on the occasion of Easter...
Name in religious life: Sister Yves Clémentine --- Date and place of funeral: on Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 2 p.m., at Plonévez-du-Faou,followed by the inhumation, at Saint-Brieuc, in the cemetery of the Mother House, around 16:30
Name in Religion: Sr. Jean Marie --- Date and place of funeral: April 10, 2018 Provincial House in Putnam.
Name in religious life: Sister Lucie Madeleine --- Date and place of funeral: on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 (14:30), at Sainte-Anne d'Auray, Ker-Anna, followed by the inhumation in the cemetery of Sainte-Anne d'Auray.
Friends of the poor and the little ones, we continue to ask your support so that this fledgling work DHS Solidarity Projects can evolve in a humanitarian way...
Ø Project: To install a submerged solar pump in view of providing drinkable water to the benefit of the inhabitants of the sector. Ø Cost of the project: 6,250 €
To create a solidarity fund to help with the cost of schooling and the purchase of school supplies or books : 4850 €
Ø Project: - To complete the construction of a building containing three classrooms at the Formation Centre. - To acquire the necessary equipment for formation: tables, benches, chairs, cabinets, sewing machines, cooking utensils… Ø Cost of the project: 11,300 €
Ø Project: To continue what was begun in 2017, financing the education of young, disadvantaged students for the 2018 school year. To help buy uniforms, books and school supplies for these students. Ø Cost of the project: 2,000 €