Reflection How can I listen?

We are in the final days of the Season of Creation, where without a doubt the events of COVID 19 has enabled us to have a heighted consciousness of our surroundings and a deeper connection with one another and all of creation.  During lockdown I experienced for the first-time total silence in London – not every day I note but especially on a Sunday morning. Each Sunday, I had the privilege of about twenty minutes of complete silence, coming to a close with the sound of a jogger or a parent offering words of encouragement to a child. In the silence I found myself clearly seeing the growth of the tree …

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The Holy Family of Bordeaux is an International 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.

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In Britain and Ireland the Holy Family includes:

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  • Youth

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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.

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