The Daughters of the Holy Spirit were founded on December 8, 1706 by Marie Balavenne and Renée Burel committed themselves to live together and to devote themselves to the service of the poor, the sick and children. They were encouraged by Mr Jean Leuduger, a diocesan parish priest, Doctor of Theology, Head of the Missions in Upper Brittany. December 8 is the 342nd day (343rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events March 27 - Concluding that Emperor Iyasus I of Ethiopia had abdicated by retiring to a monastery, a council of high officials appoint Tekle Haymanot I Emperor of Ethiopia May 23 - Battle of Ramillies September 7 - The Battle of Turin in the War of Spanish Succession - forces of Austria and...
Daughters of the Holy Spirit
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