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