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Superioress General Visits Central Asia

Superioress General Visits Central Asia

Sister Françoise PETIT, Superioress General, with Sister Hanna CYBULA, General Councilor, visited our Sisters serving in two Central Asian countries, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, from February 25 to March 4. In Kazakhstan, called the Land of Martyrs, they were greeted...

“Take off your shoes, this is holy ground.”

“Take off your shoes, this is holy ground.”

These words mark our mission in Marrakech. Take off your shoes, go carefully towards the other. We meet people who have lost not only a house, but also children, parents… this is sacred ground because this is where the Lord is. We have to enter quietly, little by...

Passing of Sister Evelyne Franc

Passing of Sister Evelyne Franc

Sister Evelyne FRANC, Superioress General from 2003 to 2015, died on Monday January 8,2024, aged 75, 49 years of vocation.Her funeral will be held on Friday January 12, 2024 at 11am in the chapel of the Résidence de la Providence in Le Coteau, a Community of the...

Days for the Mission at rue du Bac

Days for the Mission at rue du Bac

In 1926, Pope Pius XI instituted World Mission Day to awaken the entire Church to the importance of universal solidarity and missionary commitment. In the Mother House, the celebration of the Days for the Mission has become a tradition after several years, notably...

Celebrating 25 years!

Celebrating 25 years!

Seventeen schools, colleges and a university in the Philippines, members of the Daughters of Charity-St. Louise de Marillac Educational System (DC-SLMES), gathered in Concordia College, Manila last November 11-13 to celebrate God’s faithfulness and providence!...

Sending on Mission Ad Gentes

Sending on Mission Ad Gentes

“I am not from here or there, but from wherever it pleases God that I should be…” On 4 October, feast of St Francis of Assisi, we celebrated in thanksgiving the sending on mission Ad Gentes of Sister Sonia Joao Chilave, sent to the Province of Espana-Norte...

Called and assembled by God…

Called and assembled by God…

From this certainty with which our Constitutions explain our being together for mission (cf. C 32) we came to Paris for the September 2023 Vincentian Session, 59 Sisters from 26 countries made up this beautiful international community of Daughters of Charity, 7 to 10...

A bright light in the darkness

A bright light in the darkness

“There is no greater love than this, to give one’s life for one’s friends.” (Jn 15, 13) I was very happy that my duties did not stand in the way… on September 10, 2023, together with two Sisters from my community, I was able to travel to Markowa in southeastern...

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