Friends of Wisdom are laity who share the spirituality and the mission of the Daughters of Wisdom, a religious Congregation founded by St. Louis Marie of Montfort and Blessed Marie Louise Trichet, in Poitiers, France, in 1703.
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, we reflected and shared together our thoughts for the next Chapter.
Aina Village, Madagascar: Unity is Strength
The new Aina (LIFE) Village team adopted the principle, “Unity is strength” to instill new life to this already tested place. Once again, Madagascar was hit by a tropical cyclone, AVA, which razed the eastern part of the island, January 5, 2018.
Fortieth European Youth Taizé Meeting in Basel, Switzerland TAIZÈ
Organized by Taizé, the European youth meeting this year took place in the city and the region of Basel, Switzerland, from December 28 2017 to January 1st 2018. Tens of thousands of youth gathered for the new stage in the “pilgrimage of trust for the earth” begun by Brother Roger in the late 70s.
DAMAGE TO OUR LADY OF WISDOM SCHOOL
On 24th December 2017, in the afternoon, at 16.00pm, stormy rains started and strong wind blew off the roof of one of the school blocks of Our Lady of Wisdom Secondary school in Limbe, in the archdiocese of Blantyre.
Once more, Madagascar is hit by a tropical cyclone: AVA razed the East end of the island on January 5, 2018.
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At the heart of the Congress on Consecrated Life and Vocational Ministry the presence of the Holy Spirit fanned the fire! It was in Rome, December 1 to 3, 2017. More than 800 religious from all five continents lived a new Pentecost! Through their active participation, they heard Jesus still calling today.
CONGRESS ON CONSECRATED LIFE AND VOCATIONAL MINISTRY