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Marie Balavenne and Rennee Burel were two ordinary women, sensitive to the distress of the poor in rural Brittany, France. In 1706, under the guidance of Jean Leuduger, a priest of the Breton missions, they formed the first small community of what was to become the Congregation of the Daughters of the Holy Spirit.  Their mission to ‘the poor, the sick and the children’...

Marie Balavenne and Rennee Burel were two ordinary women, sensitive to the distress of the poor in rural Brittany, France. In 1706, under the guidance of Jean Leuduger, a priest of the Breton missions, they formed the first small community of what was to become the Congregation of the Daughters of the Holy Spirit.  Their mission to ‘the poor, the sick and the children’...

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Who We Are

Our Beginnings

Marie Balavenne and Rennee Burel were two ordinary women, sensitive to the distress of the poor in rural Brittany, France. In 1706, under the guidance of Jean Leuduger, a priest of the Breton missions, they formed the first small community of what was to become the Congregation of the Daughters of the Holy Spirit. 
Their mission to ‘the poor, the sick and the children’...

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Apostolic Congregation

We are a Catholic religious Congregation, animated by the Spirit of Jesus at work in the world. As an international Family and with others, we seek to respond to the thirsts and hungers of the peoples among whom we live.

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DHS STRUCTURE

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GENERAL COUNCIL

First Vows

RELIGIOUS FORMATION

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THE VOWS

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Catherine Scanlon Name in religion: Sister Catherine Date of Death: 06.12.22 Maryfield, Ireland Date of Funeral: 10.12.22 Place: Malahide Road May she rest in peace.

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Henrietta Barrett Name in religion: Sister Carmel Joseph Date of Death: 13.06.22 Templemore Care Home Date of Funeral: 30.06.22 Place: Olney, UK May she rest in peace.

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Teresa Buckley Name in religion : Sister Teresa Buckley Date of Death: 15.04.22 Burlington Hall Woburn Sands Date of funeral: 19.05.22 Place: Olney, UK May she rest in Peace.

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Sheila West Name in religion : Sister Francis Mary Date of Death: 04.03.22 Burlington Hall Woburn Sands Date of funeral: 24.03.22 Place: Olney, UK May she rest in Peace.

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Cheers!!!
Cheers!!!

Celebrating the success of DHS General Chapter 2021. Congratulations Sr. Anne Almodovar!!!

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Maura Gabrille Moore Name in religion : Sister Maura Date of Death: 31.07.21 Burlington Hall Woburn Sands Date of funeral: 18.08.21 Place: Olney, UK May she rest in Peace.

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Kathleen Elizabeth O'Sullivan Name in religion : Sister Kathleen Date of Death: 03.04.21 Burlington Hall Woburn Sands Date of funeral: 29.04.21 Place: Olney, UK May she rest in Peace.

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Three Pillars of Lent
Three Pillars of Lent

(Prayer, Fasting, Almsgiving) PRAY is love for GOD. FAST is love for yourself. GIVE is love for others.

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