Reflection General Leader, Sr. Ana Maria Alcalde, addresses Holy Family Sisters

“We are light”.  We have come from the source of all light and we shine forth in different ways.  We are called to give the light that we are to all around us. This visit of animation is part of a long journey in which we are becoming more aware of the new way of looking at the world.  We are gradually deepening this “new way”, this different way of looking at the world and our place in it. This new way affects our option for life and our common mission. (C.C 2014 and the Decree on Vowed for Mission) “Open to the great story of the Universe where God reveals God’s …

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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.

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In Britain and Ireland the Holy Family includes:

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  • Lay and Priest Associates
  • Youth

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World’s Top Religious Leaders’ Joint Appeal June 17th, 2017

  Religion is often viewed as a force that sows divisions between people. But the world’s most prominent religious leaders have come together to present a different vision of how faith …

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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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June 24th, 2017 | Feast of The Nativity Of John The Baptist

“He asked for a writing tablet and wrote; ‘His name is John.’  And all of them were amazed.  Immediately his mouth was opened and his tongue freed,  and he began …

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