September already!  How the time has flown!  It is strange how, as we grow older, time seems to speed up.  The days, the months, the years fly by, leaving us perhaps with feelings of regret that we may not have achieved all that we wanted to achieve and that perhaps we have not used our time as profitably as we could.  Paul told the Ephesians: “Look carefully how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, making the best use of the time” (Eph 5: 15-16).  May we continue our journey in the footsteps of Jesus, as wise people, seizing those moments, those opportunities that time gives us to do …

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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:

  • Apostolic Religious
  • Consecrated Seculars
  • Lay and Priest Associates
  • Youth

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.

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International Day for Eradication of Poverty October 17th, 2017

Answering the call to end poverty By: Sister Gillian Price In anticipation of the first World Day of the Poor Pope Francis invited people around the world to love and cater for the …

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Pope Francis addresses FAO October 17th, 2017

To fight hunger and forced migration, end war, arms trade, Pope says By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — It makes no sense to lament the problems of hunger and forced …

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Our Founder

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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Today’s Prayer

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October 20th, 2017 | Thought For The Day

Set your heart free to fully live and love by leaving behind the hurts of bygone days.

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    Let yourself be guided by the tenderness of God so that you may transform the world with your faith.