Daughters of Wisdom (DW)

Filles de la Sagesse (FdlS)
Hijas de la Sabiduria (HdlS)
Figlie della Sapienza (FdS)

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Contact Details

URL: http://www.montfort.org/
URL: http://www.sagesse.ca/
URL: http://www.daughtersofwisdom.org/

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Founded

1703-02-02 Poitiers France

History

2 Feb 1703, Poitiers (France), by St Louis-Marie Grignon de Montfort and Marie-Louise Trichet, as a Roman Catholic religious order of women. Also referred to as Sisters of Wisdom. One of 3 congregations of the Montfortian Religious Family.

Aims

Work through provision of spiritual retreats; provide care for mentally and physically handicapped; provide primary, secondary or domestic education; provide home nursing; maintain nursing homes, hospitals, almshouses and welfare centres; maintain missions; carry out a variety of pastoral activities; develop social service; respond to current needs.

Events

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Structure

I. Head Office for general administration located in Rome (Italy). General Administration: (1) elected at a General Chapter by capitulars both by right and by delegation: Superior General and 4 General Councillors; (2) nominated by Superior General: Bursar General, and Secretary General. II. Provincial Administration in each of the religious provinces, consisting of Provincial Superior, Councillors, Bursar, and Secretary, mandated by diverse modes of consultation and nomination.

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UIA Org ID

XR0247

Last News

1998

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