As we all are aware, the awaited 20th General chapter, had to be postponed due to the pandemic COVID 19. However, the chapter commission continues to work with the facilitator, Mr. Matthieu DAUM, seeing the possibilities of how to proceed, re-energizing the members with the preparatory work begun... Read more
The whole world is shaken by the spreading of corona virus. Here in Uganda we began to feel it directly on 21.03.2020 when the lock down was introduced for whole country. Most people were in difficulty because daily earners had no way of earning their living. Movements were restricted and people... Read more
A group in Dublin, led by Lynda Ennis, responded to the Television News about some women in a community centre in Donegal who responded to the need for protective masks for people at the ‘frontline’. Sr. Pauline Harney was invited to join the effort and Pauline, in turn, invited Sisters of her... Read more
It is God's mission we all are engaged in... it is collaborative! The 'Bienvenu Shelter' in South Africa, is a collaborative effort to serve 'the most vulnerable and destitute mother and their children with humanity and dignity.' Here is a tribute to the Holy Family Sisters on the occasion of the... Read more
My name is Durga. I have a sister named Devamma. We both come from the Scheduled Tribe community. We live in the forest of Andhra Pradesh. Our parents go for coolie work (daily wages) and we were kept as bonded laborers in the house of the land lords. Our parents borrow money in advance from the... Read more
I remember a beautiful experience of God in Isangi, in the in DRC, at night, when the electricity was turned off. Over my head: the dark sky with millions of twinkling stars; below, in the field, hundreds of fire-flies blinking their little lamps off and on. I felt that I was with Abraham with his... Read more
05/06/2020 more
International Day of Families proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in 1993, is observed on 15 May every year. Family is the core of any society. It is within a family that all of us have grown and become who we are today. And so we have reason to celebrate the gift of ‘family’. We live in a world... Read more
The month of May is approaching,it is traditional in this month to pray the Rosary at home within the family.For this reason, I want to encourage everyone to rediscover the beauty of praying the Rosary at home in the month of May. This can be done either as a group or individually; you can decide... Read more
Dolors Massot | Apr 19, 2020 If we lose our peace by loading ourselves with messages every day, there is something that can help us master that urge. In many countries the coronavirus pandemic has forced us to be vigilant. To avoid massive contagion, numerous governments have decreed a state of... Read more
MALAWI – the sisters and the priests of Benga Parish involve themselves in the prevention of COVID 19 Today (14/04/2020), the sisters and the youth with the support of their parish have started to bottle 600 liters of hydralcohol which will be distributed to 600 families and the medical centres... Read more
Dear all, We are celebrating a more intense Easter than ever. The silence that surrounds us invites us to enter into our innermost being to participate more deeply in the Paschal Mystery that we celebrate. This Holy Thursday there will be no washing of the feet, but Jesus will be there, washing... Read more
Change has been made possible in the lives of 163 war affected youth in Vanni by ‘knowing and accepting themselves through Meditation'! Smiling faces, positive attitude, determination to live a happy life, Building relationship are some of the values practically experienced by the youth! A... Read more
Jesus, Mary and Joseph lived by the work of their hands for the love of the Father and in the service of their brothers and sisters. They are and example to us of a humble and hard-working family. At Nazareth we see the dignity of work. (Constitutions, Art. 203) Our contemplative life has a rhythm... Read more
The Holy Family always tries to adapt to the inevitable and progressive ageing process of the Sisters. We want to ensure that those who have dedicated their whole life to the service of others will be able to spend the last stage of their life living out their commitment to the full. We realise... Read more
Today the Anaivilunthan community of Jaffna unit Sri Lanka, had a special festive gathering with the Students (Holy Family Evening class project), community sisters and 50 other women headed families, who also benefit from the Holy Family Project. It was to celebrate the festive event of “Thai... Read more
A group of asylum seekers from the JRS centre in London were delighted to be offered a stay, free of charge, with the Canonesses of St Augustine in Boarbank Hall, Grange- over- Sands. It was decided that the most regular participants of the women's prayer group which I lead every Tuesday, and the... Read more
We all know that in 2015, Pope Francis wrote the encyclical letter Laudato sí on safeguarding our common home. This theme is becoming evermore topical. The International Union of Major Superiors (UISG) is always very open to the calls of the Church and of the world. So in June 2018, the executive... Read more
Both Ana Maria and Kumudinie continued their journey to visit the community in Malawi from 15 th – 24 th November. This too was a visit for ‘getting to know’ the sisters, the reality of the context in which our sisters are inserted and live their mission. In early November they completed one year... Read more
Ana Maria and Kumudinie visited Burkina Faso community from 5 th – 14 th November. This being their first visit, it was an opportunity to come to know the sisters, their ministry, the context and the challenges they face. It is an international, intercultural community of 4 sisters who are engaged... Read more