Since 2018, the “Chant des Feuillants” association has been working to restore the Chapelle des Feuillants. Built at the initiative of Saint Madeleine-Sophie Barat in the convent of Poitiers in 1818, this chapel had been abandoned for about twenty years.
Rachel Guillien has written this prayer to celebrate the Feast of Philippine Duchesne on November 18 and to honor all people on the move
Blessings on the Feast of the Sacred Heart (June 19, 2020)! Here is a collection of reflections, greetings, and celebrations.
As we grapple with fear and uncertainty that may threaten us during this time of the Covid-19 pandemic, we also experience a deep call to prayer, an invitation to silence, and a challenge to "ponder all these in our hearts."
As of 31st March 2020
Like one-third of world citizens, a few weeks behind Italy, we are isolated in Belgium, in France, and in the Netherlands. Our elder sisters are in their rooms in nursing homes in Brussels, La Hulpe, Poitiers, Lyon, and Montpellier. Most of us are in our communities where the reality of the pandemic has shaken up the "routine" and added another layer to everyday activities.
"The reality of this moment is teaching us new things on many different levels.... Most important, we need to stay connected to each other."
In the BFN Province (Belgium-France-Netherlands), Vocation and Youth Ministry is alive! Taking different forms, these programs cater to 18-35-year-olds.
On Saturday, 15th of February 2020, we celebrated with joy and gratitude the PERPETUAL PROFESSION of Amélie Jarrousse (BFN).
On Sunday, 26th of January 2020, we celebrated with joy and gratitude the PERPETUAL PROFESSION of our sisters.
Here is the full text of the reflection shared by Florence de la Villeon rscj during the Perpetual Profession Ceremony.