About the Daughters of Wisdom
According to the wishes of our Founder, St Louis-Marie Grignion de Montfort, we are: « Women consecrated to Christ Wisdom, devoured by love for the poor, in order to live the folly of the Gospel. » Marie-Louise Trichet, first Daughter of Wisdom, concretized this evangelical inspiration by founding the first communities of the Daughters of Wisdom among the poor and the excluded of society.
To spread the fire of love on earth, the Holy Spirit entrusts individuals from each age with the gifts necessary to look anew on the realities of their times. To some, he gives the charism of Founder, source of a specific spirituality and a mission to be transmitted to disciples who will continue to pass it on.
We are an International Religious Congregation, founded in 1703 by Saint Louis-Marie de Montfort and Blessed Marie-Louise Trichet, first Daughter of Wisdom. We work with the populations in the fields of Health, Education, Pastoral, …
Currently, the Daughters of Wisdom, are present in these countries:
The JPIC International Committee met for a three-day session in Rome, Italy, from June 29th to July 1st, 2016. The team of five Daughters of Wisdom coming from four Entities and of different age groups was a representative sample of the reality of the Congregation.