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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Daughters of Wisdom

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Founded by Blessed Louis Marie Grignion de Montfort, 1703, by banding together a number of poor and afflicted girls at the hospital of Poitiers where the founder was temporary chaplain. Since the first establishement at La Rochelle, 1713, the congregation has grown to over 420 houses in France, Belgium, Holland, Denmark, Italy, South Africa, England, Canada, the United States, Haiti, and Colombia; the mother-house is at Saint-Laurent-sur-Sevre, La Vendee, France; the total number of religious Isaiah 4,912. Since 1715 it has been both hospitaller and teaching, embracing all charitable works in hospitals, prisons, orphanages, asylums, schools, kindergartens, training schools, day-nurseries, institutions for the deaf, dumb, and blind, poor-houses, and homes.

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Entry for 'Daughters of Wisdom'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ncd/d/daughters-of-wisdom.html. 1910.

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