Two hundred 200 years ago, Pierre Bienvenu Noailles founded the Holy Family Association with the image of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph. The Association also adopted the image of the Oak tree. “In my dream the Holy Family appeared to me as a gigantic tree, a kind of oak with green leafy branches. On it were flowers and fruits of all seasons, and birds of every colour and from every country. Each had its own special song but at times they all merged into one voice and, in perfect harmony, seemed to sing, ‘Glory to God, glory to God alone and all through …Browse Reflections
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.
Source: Vatican News Pope Francis, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and the Archbishop of Canterbury have issued the following Message today for the Protection of Creation. For more than a year, we have all experienced …Read More »
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.read more