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The "Marie Balavenne" roses... and Pentecost.
The "Marie Balavenne" roses -given as a gift by her "Creator" on the occasion of the 350th anniversary of our foundress-, reminisces the sending that punctuated the international sorority day of the family of the Daughters of the Holy Spirit which took place on August, 15th 2017 on Ile-Blanche, France.
Since then, in all corners of the earth, we allowed ourselves to be led by the Spirit to “bear witness together to the love that changes the world” (RV1), and throughout the world rose bushes multiplied and the roses, on this month of June, unfolded the evolution of their color, their beauty and their perfume!
"When our eyes are illumined by the spirit, they open to contemplate God, in the beauty of nature and in the grandeur of the cosmos, and they lead us to discover how everything speaks to us about Him and His love. All of this arouses in us great wonder and a profound sense of gratitude!... " Pope Francis. The gift of Knowledge.
May we be joyful witnesses to praise God and laud his love through the contemplation of creation. Beautiful feast of Pentecost!
Marie-Thérèse Héliès, FSE.Posted on June 8, 2019