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You will find all the articles on this page. They are a snap shot of the life of the Daughters of Wisdom on the five continents. Our sisters live with the people, they support the development of the peoples through education and care. We invite you to travel with us.

Knowing, managing and sawing love
“Affordable Housing and Social Protection”

My attendance at Ground breaking Sessions at UN “Affordable Housing and Social Protection”

My visit to New York from the 8th to the 15th of February was a most joyful and privileged experience, and one in which as a Daughter of Wisdom, I felt a great sense of pride. The main reason for my visit was to attend sessions at the UN organised by the Commission for Social Development, having as its priority theme ”Affordable Housing and Social Protection”. What was most remarkable about this event, was that in the 75 years that the United Nations has been in existence, it is the first time that homelessness has been on the agenda! And what is wonderful about this historic breakthrough is that UNANIMA International and Sophia Housing, spearheaded by Jean Quinn, were very much at the forefront of bringing this about.

Whilst attending the sessions as an observer over a two day period, I also had the great pleasure of being invited to the presentation of the annual UNANIMA Woman of Courage Award being made to Mary McAleese, former President of Ireland.

 

Day of Worldwide Solidarity and Prayer
Conservation Easement at Wisdom House

A formal signing of a Conservation Easement …

Bulletin N°4


“I thank my God for you every time I think of you; and every time I pray for you all, I pray with joy” Philippians 1:3-4

Homeless families

SR. Jean Quinn, Daughter of Wisdom speaks at the UN on Family Homelessness

The Women of Colombia

Photo : PNUD Colombia
Since the last few decades, Columbia has made giant steps …

One Woman

Picture: ONU MUJERES COLOMBIA
March 8, 2020

JPIC Session – Rome / December 2 -6, 2019
New Dawn!

Merry Christmas.
Happy New Year 2020!

Closing Celebration

Friday, November 29, 2019
Village Aïna, Madagascar

UNANIMA International – Woman of Courage Award

Each year, UNANIMA International presents a Woman of Courage

Preparation for Final Vows, PNG

In the two and half months since September …

Openning celebration of the Council of Congregation.

Animated by our Malagasy sisters, this day was filled with celebrations.

Co-Pain Hope Committee: Reaching out to Others
International Children’s rights Day

November 20, 2019
“Children enjoying their rights, vector of a new world.”

Session on financial issues in Congo

By visiting the different communities …

World Day of the Poor

17 November 2019
The hope of the poor shall not perish for ever

« Never forget the poor! »

Marie-Louise a engagé toute sa vie au service des pauvres…

Bulletin n°3

“Everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another” Jn 13: 35

 

International community for preparation to perpetual
Preparation for Final Vows

It was with great joy and anticipation that six Daughters of Wisdom gathered at the beginning of September 2019, in Port Moresbey …

Baptized and sent

Pope Francis announced the Extraordinary Missionary Month October 2019…

Rejoice and Be Glad !

This appeal of Pope Francis in his exhortation…

Meeting in Castiglione of youngest sisters of Europe

August 18th to 24th 2019, five of the youngest sisters in Europe …

The Oblate sisters of Wisdom mark their 160th anniversary of foundation
Sport tournament at wisdom schools

For the first time, the Wisdom Schools in Madagascar organized sport competitions …

From September 1st to October 4th, 2019

Message of Pope Francis for the celebration of the World Day of Prayer for SAVING THE CREATION
September 1, 2019

THE 105th WORLD DAY OF MIGRANTS AND REFUGEES 2019

29 September 2019
“It is not just about migrants”

Montfortian International Formation  2019

The 2019 Montfortian International Formation…

Love Without Borders

“STAY ROOTED AND ESTABLISHED IN THE LOVE OF CHRIST”

Pilgrimage at Lourdes

We thank the Lord for the graces we received at Lourdes.

Preparing for the Synod of the Pan-Amazon Region

This name was given to the meeting of the Montfortian Family…

WORLD DAY AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS
Bulletin N° 2

Seek, Contemplate and Reveal Wisdom……

Outreach to abused women

Inspired by reflection on st. Louis de Montfort

World environment day
A new birth, a new Delegation

It was preceded by years of prayer, reflection, meetings, community sharing, personal preparation.

Mission among migrant workers

Sr. Sara Proctor, DW talks about her ministry among migrant workers with Council of Catholic Women

Helping those caught up in prostitution

Amber is a chaplaincy service for women caught up in prostitution.

Walking with Marie-Louise

The Daughters of Wisdom in Manila, Philippines, conducted a humanitarian visit to a depressed area…

Earthquake Haïti

I wish to give you, by this letter, some information about the earthquake that took place in Haiti on the night of 6 to 7 October.

WALK FOR CREATION

On September 1, World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation…

MOT DE CONCLUSION

Today we conclude the 59th General Chapter of the Congregation.

NEW GENERAL COUNCIL

Sr Antonella Prestia, Sr Isabelle Retailleau, Sr. Rani Kurian , Sr Pierrette Bwamba et Sr Marie-Reine Gauthier.

OPENING RITUAL

Here we are gathered from all over the world to live the Chapter …

WITH WISDOM LET US BE PROPHETS OF HOPE

INTERNATIONAL ENCOUNTER OF THE FRIENDS OF WISDOM

OPENING REMARKS

Sr. Louise Madore D.W. Congregational Leader
What a profound joy to welcome each one of you to live together this event so long awaited by the whole Congregation.

General Chapter Preparation Committee

An international, intergenerational committee was appointed to prepare the Chapter.

I am quite content…

As we conclude the presentation of the fulfillment of our mission during this 6-year mandate in this year of the 25th anniversary of the Beatification of Marie Louise of Jesus, one sentence springs forth in our hearts:

“I am quite content with the state that God has ordained for me.”

Video – under the sign of hope

At the invitation of the General Council, a group of younger Sisters of the Congregation of the Daughters of Wisdom had the joy to meet each other in Paris. Coming from different Entities of the Congregation: Canada, United-States, France, Great Britain and Ireland, India, Indonesia, Italy, Madagascar, Malawi, Maria Luisa, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, DR. Congo and Haiti, we reflected and shared together our thoughts for the next Chapter.

Under the sign of hope

Sœurs Jennifer, Marie-Josée, Christine, Siobhan, Jayamary, Elisabet, Angela, Félicité, Ellen, Maria Cristina, Imelda, Elena, Valérie, Guettie.

Celebrate together the general chapter

On the occasion of the Chapter, few Daughters of Wisdom from different countries expressed their creativity by writing songs, poems that we share with you …

Changing lives one day at a time

« La Sagesse » Centre – Philippines

Wonders in the Daily Life of « La Sagesse Center»
A culture different from others… learning to  « hear » the difference!
Ray of hope for the people of
« Our gratitude »
Support for the schooling
The Mamans Hekima project

Association of Women MAMA HEKIMA

Supporting the Laura Vergara Institution

Supporting the Laura Vergara Institution is helping women stand on their own feet and educate and support their children.

That all may have life

Complete support for children at risk…Quito, Ecuador

Educating a child is to give a future
Educating to promote human growth
Giving children a brighter future
Empowerment of women in Colombia

The Laura Vergara Institute in Palmira – Columbia

MOMS ARE ORGANIZED

“An Association of Mothers “MAMA HEKIMA” ( mothers of wisdom in Swahili) in Kisangani, DRC…

WHO ARE THE «HEKIMA MAMAS»?

Association of Women MAMA HEKIMA

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