The pale blue dot that is our home We are coming to the end of this first year of preparation for the 200th anniversary of our foundation. During this year we looked back on our story as Holy Family, and we remembered and gave thanks for all the blessings we have received during this time. Our Holy Family story, like all stories, originated 13.7 billion years ago in the original flaring forth that was the beginning of all that is. In a single moment, all the energy that would ever exist in the entire course of time erupted as a single quantum – a singular gift – LIFE. In the future, stars …Browse Reflections
The Holy Family of Bordeaux is a worldwide Spiritual and Apostolic Family founded in 1820 by Pierre Bienvenu Noailles,
a priest of Bordeaux. It is composed of women and men, youth and children, from all vocations and walks of life in
the Catholic Church – Apostolic and Contemplative Women Religious, Consecrated Secular Women,
Lay and Priest Associates.
All members, while living their own specific vocation, share the same mission, the same spirit
and aim and draw their inspiration from the Holy Family of Nazareth.
We invite our members, past pupils, friends and those interested in knowing more about and sharing our spirituality, charism and ministries to interact with us on this site.
Pierre Bienvenu Noailles was an enthusiastic young priest of Bordeaux who, at the age of 27, began to found what he then called the Association of the Holy Family.read more