• 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". I want you to be the centre of attention, because you are in my heart.”

  • 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"...

  • Pope Francis’ Visit to Ireland

    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...


  • 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. "

  • A Novitiate experience in Ngaoundéré

    To begin the Novitiate, we had the joy of gathering together, we novices with the postulants and the sisters, in Ngaoundéré on September 7th... We feel wonderful in our formation community and are happy to welcome the wealth that this step offers us. We wish you a peaceful, joyful and bright Christmas as well as a happy new year 2019.

  • En memoria de nuestra querida "abuela".

    Dearest Sister Geneviève, the following words feebly attempted to describe how sad your departure towards the Lord’s House has left us.We did not expect you to let go so soon : this news sounded like a death knell.


 In memory of... 

  • Anne BUREL

    Name in religious life: Sister Marie Patrice --- Date and place of funeral: Wednesday 16 January, 14:30, at Sainte-Anne d'Auray, Ker-Anna, followed by the inhumation in the cemetery of Ker-Anna.

  • Rosalie COSNAY

     Name in religious life: Sister François de Notre-Dame           Year of profession: 1947                                                         Age:

  • Noëlla ARHAN

    Name in religious life: Sister Marie-Noël de la Croix --- Date and place of funeral: Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 10:30 am, at Sainte-Anne d'Auray, Ker-Anna, followed by the inhumation in the cemetery of Sainte-Anne d'Auray.

Justice & solidarité

Actions for justice, non-violence and respect for the creation
DHS Solidarity Projects

    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...

  • Burkina Faso

    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 €

  • Nigeria

    To create a solidarity fund to help with the cost of schooling and the purchase of school supplies or books : 4850 €

  • Cameroon

    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 €

  • Latin America

    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 €

  • Other projects...

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