Let me give children the healing knowledge that there is a better way, a more beautiful way to live each day of their lives. A physician I am not, but healing is part of my profession. Let me give some child hope for eternity, peace in this life, confidence in what will come. I am not a member of the clergy, but faith is part of my profession. Let me give children a feeling of justice, a sensitivity for right and wrong, a love of truth and abhorrence of evil. A legal adviser I am not, but justice is part of my profession. Let me bring children relief from pain of disappointment and disillusionment, a remedy for dissolving personality, an escape from the ravages of self-pity. A psychologist …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 Familyread more