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". I want you to be the centre of attention, because you are in my heart.”
Life, at a time like this in our country, especially for a family of humble background, could indeed be a difficult one.
“Marie Balavenne” Catholic College, at Ilogbo -Ogun State-, celebrating Nigeria at 58 and her various cultures!!!
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.
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"...
In a letter addressed to the People of Ireland on 30 August, Pope Francis wrote: “I am excited at the thought of returning to Ireland.” In 1980, as a young Jesuit priest, he came to learn English in Ireland, and his experience there obviously left him with happy memories...
During Mass, on the evening of December 8th, two young people and a child asked questions to Andrée, Sister of Christ Redeemer in community in Nanterre, Marie Louise, Sister of Christ redeemer in Asnières, and myself, Daughter of the Holy Spirit in Nanterre, who will have 20 years of religious life in 2019.
Invitation highly reheard, last Saturday December 1st, on the occasion of our commitment as Associates within this big family "Daughters of the Holy Spirit", a moment which keeps alive in us a deep emotion.
For some years now the US Province has been on a long journey toward the sale of our Provincial House in Putnam, CT. We are presently on the threshold of the sale of this property which has been the heart of our province for over 100 years. In early January the sale will become a reality.
Name in religious life: Sister Ann --- Date and place of funeral: date to be arranged – Place OLNEY UK
Name in religious life: Sister Pascal André --- Date and place of funeral: Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 14:30, at Plestin-les-Grèves, followed by interment in the cemetery at Plestin-les-Grèves.
Sister's wake will be held at the Provincial House Chapel on Tuesday, December 11 from 6-8 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:15. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated the following day, December 12th, at 11:00 a.m. also in the PH Chapel. Sister will be laid to rest in the DHS section of St. Mary of the Visitation Cemetery on Providence Street in Putnam.
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 €