This year we begin a period of reflection leading up to the celebration of the 200 anniversary of our foundation. This will be a time of reflection, remembering who we are, where we have come from and where we are going. I am struck by the two-fold meaning of the word “re-member” – calling to mind and coming together again. We call to mind our past story and, in the re-telling of that story, we come together as members of the one Family. This is what we aspire to during this time – to draw more closely together as one Family of five vocations as we retell the story of …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